[Updated] FIFA 23 ‘A Better Buildup’ SBC not submitting OR 'Failed to submit challenge' issue troubles players

New updates are being added at the bottom of this story…….

Original story (published on September 22, 2022) follows:

EA FIFA 23 is the latest installment in the long-running football simulator franchise developed by Electronic Arts.

The game brings a set of improvements and additions that directly affect the gameplay to enhance the realism of the actions on the pitch.


All EA FIFA games bring multiple game modes and challenges. One of the challenges that FIFA 23 players can complete are SBCs.

However, currently many FIFA 23 players are facing an issue where the ‘A Better Buildup’ SBC is not submitting.

FIFA 23 ‘A Better Buildup’ SBC not submitting (‘Failed to submit challenge’)

An SBC in EA FIFA saga is basically a challenge that requires you to build a lineup based on the requirements set forth by the game. Completing the SBCs allows you to obtain some valuable rewards.

That said, many FIFA 23 players are not being able to complete the ‘A Better Buildup’ SBC due to the lineup being not submitting after receiving a ‘Failed to submit challenge’ error message.


FUT Web App – Won’t Accept Completed SBC Challenge

I’m trying to to an SBC (Foundations 3 – a better build up) and I’ve checked all 3 points. However, when I try to submit, it gives me an error: failed to submit challenge.

-What happens when the bug occurs? Error message appears: Failed to submit challenge

-What should be happening instead? It should submit my challenge and finish it. Very annoying Frown

A Better Buildup SBC not submitting despite correct solution.

I am trying to submit a correct solution for the “A Better Buildup” SBC, bit it shows a “Failed to submit” error when I go to submit the squad

-What happens when the bug occurs? Error message “Faailed to submit”

-What should be happening instead? The SBC should complete

By not being able to complete this SBC, players are unable to get the associated rewards. This can also block other potential challenges that require completing the ‘A Better Buildup’ SBC.

There is still no official word on this bug from the Electronic Arts team. We will be monitoring the situation to update this story as events unfold.

Update 1 (September 23, 2022)

04:57 pm (IST): According to some Redditors (1, 2, 3), the issue with ‘A Better Buildup’ SBC has now been resolved.

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