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FIFA 22: How to play the game ahead on Xbox and PlayStation

FIFA 22 will be hitting our screens soon with its launch in October, but if you can’t wait to get your hands on the game, you can play it early.

Whether your console is a PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 5, or Xbox Series X / S, EA Sports offers an early access benefit for those who want to get started.

So if you can’t wait to play the new edition of the popular FIFA series, here are all the details on how to play early and when you can.

How can I play FIFA 22 in advance?

There are several ways to play FIFA 22 earlier, ahead of the official October 1, 2021 release date.

Sign up for EA Play

One way to play FIFA 22 ahead of the release date is to sign up for EA Play, a service that will give subscribers a 10-hour preview trial.

The EA Play Early Access Trial is available from September 22, 2021, which is 10 days before the official launch day.

Available on PlayStation, Xbox, and Windows devices, the price of an EA Play subscription is $ 4.99 per month or $ 29.99 for an annual subscription.

In addition to being able to play FIFA 22 earlier, EA Play subscribers receive a number of other perks that come with other EA game titles, with a library of free games and discounts available.

You can find out more about EA Play on the official website.

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Pre-order FIFA 22 Ultimate Edition

You can also play FIFA 22 earlier if you pre-order the Ultimate Edition of the game. Pre-order benefits for FIFA 22 Ultimate Edition include four-day Early Access, which means you can play from September 27. 2021.

The full benefits of pre-ordering Ultimate Team are:

  • Non-exchangeable player item to watch from October 1
  • 4 days early access
  • Double Right: Free Upgrade for PlayStation 5
  • 4,600 FIFA Points
  • Article Team player of the week 1
  • Loan item from Kylian Mbappé
  • FUT Ambassador Loan Player Choice
  • Local talent in career mode

For PlayStation and Xbox devices, FIFA 22 Ultimate Edition is priced at $ 99.99 in the US. The PC version of FIFA 22 Ultimate Edition costs $ 79.99 in the US.

To pre-order FIFA 22 Ultimate Edition, you can do so through the official EA Sports website.


When will FIFA 22 be released in the United States?

PLATFORM: Playstation | Xbox | PC | Nintendo Switch

Playstation release and pre-order information

Xbox version and pre-order information

PC release and pre-order information

Nintendo Switch release and pre-order information

Editing Platform Price Release date Pre-order
FIFA 22 Legacy Edition Nintendo Switch $ 39.99 Friday October 1 Pre-order edition here