November 10, 2022

Rio Expands for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™

An expansion for Rio de Janeiro is coming just in time for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM experiences landing in Upland! Coming on Tuesday, November 15 at 9 AM PT, this third property expansion in the sold out Rio brings one new landmark and 26,500 new properties to six new neighborhoods.

As one of five locations opening a FIFA World Cup Shop, adding new properties to Rio is the perfect way for new and existing players to get closer to all the football action about to kick off in Upland! 

Rio Expansion Details

Rio is an incredibly popular city in Upland. If you recall Rio’s grand opening, the properties sold out in less than two hours. As our first international city and a place that loves football, Rio is a perfect place to expand as activities and collectibles for FIFA World CUP Qatar 2022TM launch in the Upland metavese. 

Here are the details for this property expansion: 

Expansion date: Tuesday, November 15 at 9 AM PT

Number of properties: ~26,500

% of FSA properties: 25%

New Landmark: Cidade das Artes (locked at launch)

Collections: No new Collections (they’ve already been revealed) 


  • Andaraí 
  • Barra da Tijuca 
  • Grajaú
  • Itanhangá 
  • Joá 
  • Recreio dos Bandeirantes 

The FSA property gives new players a great place to get familiar with Upland and all the football activities. And the international airport in Rio will help everyone get to the World Cup Village in Qatar. 

Here’s a map of the new Rio neighborhoods: 

If you’re looking for more information on neighborhoods in Rio de Janeiro, you can find the number of properties, average price (UPX), and average property size in our breakdown.

Rio Travel Guide

Bigger Rio, Better Upland

Rio is one of our most popular cities and our Brazilian community is strong. It’s the perfect time and place for a property expansion! Get yourself a piece of Rio, and get ready to celebrate FIFA World CUP Qatar 2022TM in Rio!

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