09 Jul 2021 3:22 PM +00:00

Kylian Mbappe confirmed as FIFA 22 Cover Star

EA has finally settled the debates over who will be headlining the upcoming game!

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So, check out who has been announced as the FIFA 22 Cover Star below.

Mbappe announced as FIFA 22 Cover Star

EA has announced, via Twitter, that Kylian Mbappe will be the FIFA Cover Star for the second year in a row!

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EA has also posted a picture of the cover of the FIFA 22 Ultimate Edition - and we must say it looks very clean.

The likes of Erling Haaland, Phil Foden and Mason Mount were dubbed to be challenging for the honour of the Cover Star, but it's the PSG wonder kid once again.

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FIFA 22 Release Date

FIFA 22 is still months away from release, so we do not have an official release date just yet.

FIFA 21 was slightly delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic, but this should not impact this year’s release date.

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It does look like it will be a late September release too, at least if @FUTZONECENTRAL on Twitter is to be believed.

If so, then Friday, 24 September is the date for your diaries with Pre Orders beginning the week of Monday, 12 July.

How to get a 20% discount on FIFA 22

FIFA 22 will be available for Pre Order on Sunday, 11 July.

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It's recently been revealed that you can get a HUGE 20% off the new game with a couple of simple steps, here's how:

  • Open the game on your PlayStation, Xbox or PC
  • Begin scrolling through your main menu until you see ‘Pre-order FIFA 22’ to the right of your screen - click this
  • As you then head to the online store and place your order, you will have yourself 10% off
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You can then secure another 10% discount by using your EA Play early access subscription and you'll have yourself 20% off!

EA Play Live

Get it in your diaries folks, EA Play Live will arrive on Thursday, 22 July.

Electronic Arts revealed the official date on Twitter and it also confirms that the event will run separately to E3 2021.

E3 2021 will begin a month earlier on Saturday, 12 June, and end on Tuesday, 15 June.

You will be able to watch on a live stream on various social channels, and at the very least we should get a first look at the FIFA 22 trailer.