EA FC 24 Thunderstruck upgrade tracker

Luca Di Marzo
EA FC 24 Thunderstruck promoEA Sports

EA FC 24 offered players plenty of Thunderstruck items with the Ultimate Team Black Friday event. Our EA FC 24 Thunderstruck upgrade tracker reveals which promo cards received a big boost.

EA FC 24 promos continue to bring juiced-up player items to the game and the Black Friday event across Ultimate Team saw the new Thunderstruck promo arrive. Thunderstruck brought live players to EA FC 24, just like the FC Pro Live and RTTK promos.

Thunderstruck cards have been a hot commodity, so if you were lucky enough to pack any, you’ll want to find out if that player item will receive an upgrade. Our EA FC 24 Thunderstruck upgrade tracker will detail every boost as well as explain how players can receive upgrades.

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EA FC 24 Ultimate Team Thunderstruck upgrade tracker

The Thunderstruck promo took over EA FC 24 Ultimate Team during the Black Friday event, and players can continue to purchase these cards on the Transfer Market. The upgrades were based on the results of the Thunderstruck players’ associated clubs.

Women’s and Icon players have two upgrade requirements, while men’s players have three. Results counted toward the live Ultimate Team upgrades as of November 24, and our Thunderstruck upgrade tracker has all the details you need to know.

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Thunderstruck PlayerTeamBase RatingGames PlayedWin 1Win 2Win 3Upgrade Rating
Neymar Jr.Al Hilal90All upgrades achievedYesYesYes92 +2 PlayStyles
Bernardo SilvaManchester City90All matches playedYesNoNo91
Vini Jr.Real Madrid90All upgrades achievedYesYesYes92 +2 PlayStyles
Marie KatotoPSG90All upgrades achievedYesYesN/A92 +2 PlayStyles
Kadidiatou DianiLyon90All upgrades achievedYesYesN/A92 +2 PlayStyles
Frenkie de JongBarcelona88All matches playedYesNoNo89
Lauren HempManchester City88All upgrades achievedYesYesN/A90 +2 PlayStyles
Kim LittleArsenal88All upgrades achievedYesYesN/A90 +2 PlayStyles
Romelu LukakuRoma87All matches playedYesYesNo88 +2 PlayStyles
Memphis DepayAtletico Madrid87All matches playedYesYesNo88 +2 PlayStyles
Raphael VaraneManchester United87All matches playedYesYesNo88 +2 PlayStyles
Cristian RomeroSpurs87All matches playedYesNoNo88
Gabriel JesusArsenal86All upgrades achievedYesYesYes88 +2 PlayStyles
Lee Kang InPSG86All upgrades achievedYesYesYes88 +2 PlayStyles
Ruben Loftus-CheekA.C. Milan86All upgrades achievedYesYesYes88 +2 PlayStyles
Gleison BremerJuventus86All matches playedYesYesNo87 +2 PlayStyles
Nabil FekirReal Betis86All matches playedYesNoNo87
Jeremie FrimpongBayer Leverkusen86All matches playedYesYesNo87 +2 PlayStyles
Alphonso DaviesBayern Munich85All upgrades achievedYesYesYes87 +2 PlayStyles
Lukas KlostermannRB Leipzig85All upgrades achievedYesYesYes87 +2 PlayStyles
Joe GomezLiverpool85All upgrades achievedYesYesYes87 +2 PlayStyles
Viktor TsygankovGirona85All matches playedYesYesNo86 +2 PlayStyles
Ansu FatiBrighton85All matches playedYesYesNo86 +2 PlayStyles
JoelintonNewcastle United85All matches playedYesYesNo86 +2 PlayStyles
Juan CuadradoInter Milan85All upgrades achievedYesYesYes87 +2 PlayStyles
Thierry CorreiaValencia85All matches playedNoNoNoNo upgrade
Emre CanBorussia Dortmund85All matches playedYesNoNo86
Kieran TierneyReal Sociedad84All matches playedYesYesNo86 +2 PlayStyles
Samuel UmtitiLille84All matches playedYesYesNo86 +2 PlayStyles

Keep in mind that Thunderstruck Icons have two upgrade requirements in EA FC 24. Take a look at our Thunderstruck Icon upgrade tracker, along with the club to track each Icon.

Thunderstruck IconTeamBase RatingGames PlayedWin 1Win 2 (no upgrade)Win 3Upgrade Rating
RonaldinhoBarcelona94All matches playedYesNoNo94 +1 new PlayStyle
Johan CruyffAjax94All upgrades achievedYesYesYes95 +1 new PlayStyle
Ferenc PuskasReal Madrid93All upgrades achievedYesYesYes94 +1 new PlayStyle
Gerd MullerBayern Munich93All upgrades achievedYesYesYes94 +1 new PlayStyle
Thierry HenryArsenal92All upgrades achievedYesYesYes93 +1 new PlayStyle
CafuRoma92All matches playedYesYesNo92 +1 new PlayStyle
CasillasReal Madrid91All upgrades achievedYesYesYes92 +1 new PlayStyle
Luis FigoBarcelona90All matches playedYesNoNo90 +1 new PlayStyle
Alessandro NestaA.C. Milan90All upgrades achievedYesYesYes91 +1 new PlayStyle
Kenny DalglishLiverpool90All upgrades achievedYesYesYes91 +1 new PlayStyle
Eric CantonaManchester United90All matches playedYesYesNo90 +1 new PlayStyle
KakaA.C. Milan90All upgrades achievedYesYesYes91 +1 new PlayStyle
Edwin van der SarAjax89All upgrades achievedYesYesYes90 +1 new PlayStyle
Paul ScholesManchester United89All matches playedYesYesNo89 +1 new PlayStyle
Robert PiresMarseille88All upgrades achievedYesYesYes89 +1 new PlayStyle
Michael BallackBayer Leverkusen88All matches playedYesYesNo88 +1 new PlayStyle
Xabi AlonsoReal Madrid88All upgrades achievedYesYesYes89 +1 new PlayStyle
Sol CampbellArsenal87All upgrades achievedYesYesYes88 +1 new PlayStyle

We’ve added a Win 2 column to the Thunderstruck Icon upgrade tracker, so you can see how close your Icon is to achieving the second upgrade requirement of a third win. Keep in mind that the second win does not provide an upgrade for these Icons.

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Thunderstruck upgrades explained in EA FC 24

EA FC 24 logo over Thunderstruck card designEA Sports
The Thunderstruck promo brought different upgrades for each type of player.

Thunderstruck upgrades in EA FC 24 were based on club results from the players’ next domestic matches as of November 24. Women’s players took the next three domestic matches as of November 24 into account.

Meanwhile, men’s players and Icons attempted to earn wins throughout their next four domestic matches as of November 24.

Here are the Thunderstruck upgrades and requirements for each type of player item in EA FC 24:

  • Men’s Thunderstruck players
    • Win 1: +1 IF upgrade
    • Win 2: +2 PlayStyles
    • Win 3: +1 IF upgrade
  • Women’s Thunderstruck players
    • Win 1: +1 IF upgrade
    • Win 2: +2 PlayStyles & +1 IF upgrade
  • Thunderstruck Icons
    • Win 1: +1 PlayStyle
    • Win 3: +1 IF upgrade

The Black Friday event also brought back the best of Campaign items and best of TOTW items in packs, giving players plenty of incentive to grind matches in Ultimate Team.

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About The Author

Luca is a Senior Writer at CharlieIntel. An accomplished, writer with interests in sports and gaming alike, Luca is focused on Call of Duty and FIFA as a content creator. After earning his BA in English Literature at Concordia University, he began writing for Gamelevate, OddsShark, and H4X. Luca joined CharlieIntel in 2021. You can reach Luca at [email protected], or via his Twitter @TheLucaDiMarzo.