If this proposal is approved it then means that the Confederations Cup, now staged every four years in a year before the World Cup, would be abolished.
Other game modes in the World Cup DLC include FIFA World Cup Ultimate Team, an offline World Cup Kick-Off mode and a proper FIFA World Cup mode with the 32 qualifying teams.
He said, "I don't have any regret saying that Nigeria can win the World Cup".
As well as the real-life format of the tournament, players will also be able to create their own custom competition with any of the licenced national teams in the game - a chance to mend Italian hearts or send Christian Pulisic and the rest of the US MNT to the WC. A free expansion will add the new World Cup teams, stadiums, trophies and a few new modes to the game. All the qualified players will be present with up-to-date stats, so you can be sure any pack you open will be representative of each player going into this summer's tournament. Each player will also have a brand-new icon, giving those FUT pack openings a fresh lick of paint.
The FIFA 2018 World Cup Russia update is due to launch on PS4, Xbox One, Switch and PC on May 29th, with the FIFA Mobile app receiving an update on June 6th for a limited time.
One subject not formally discussed on Monday: FIFA's proposal last month, backed by CONMEBOL'S Dominguez, of fast-tracking the 48-team expansion to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Federation Internationale de Football Association president, Gianni Infantino, has proposed staging what would effectively be a mini-World Cup, featuring eight global teams, every two years. The World Cup is also fully customizable, meaning you can choose whichever nations you want to participate.