After months of speculation, EA Sports have announced the much-anticipated full edition of the 2018 World Cup expansion for FIFA 18, coming to a variety of platforms including PC, PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.

Previous World Cup tournaments have seen EA Sports release FIFA World Cup games which players had to pay for separately.

The last tournament in Brazil 2014, saw EA Sports release a free-play addition for the Ultimate Team mode only. However, much to FIFA fans delight, EA are offering a full expansion for all on FIFA 18, building up excitement for the World Cup in Russia next month.

Available from May 29, the free expansion will include all 32 qualified nations, giving gamers the chance to play out the tournament themselves.

EA are also featuring all 12 stadiums which will be used throughout the tournament and let’s not forget the sensational graphics, high-resolution crowds and immersive atmospheres which the update will include.

The free update will be available to download for all FIFA 18 owners on May 29 on game consoles and June 6 on FIFA mobile, giving players the opportunity to fully immerse themselves in World Cup mode.