Here's whether you'll need an EA Play subscription to play FIFA 22

EA's next title's release is now on the horizon!

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So, we're taking a look at whether you will need an EA Play subscription in order to play FIFA 22.

Latest - French Ligue 1 TOTS up next

EA is set to drop a brand new main league TOTS squad this week in FUT!

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We are expecting the French Ligue 1 Team of the Season squad to arrive next.

Can you play FIFA 22 without EA Play?

In short, yes. You can play FIFA 22 without an EA Play subscription.

However, becoming an EA Play member will allow you to get more out of FIFA 22!

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EA Play members received a 10-hour early access trial on FIFA 21, which is likely to be repeated for the release of FIFA 22.


In the UK, EA Play is just 79p for the first month, and then £3.99 a month from there on afterwards, or you can get a huge discount by paying £19.99 upfront for a full year's subscription.

As an EA Play member, you’ll also get 10% off of EA Digital Purchases including FIFA Points, XP Boosts throughout FUT 22 along with exclusive items throughout the FUT 22 season.

When can I buy FIFA 22?

FIFA 22 will likely be released between Friday, 24 September and Friday, 8 October 2021, judging by the release date in previous years.

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If you are desperate to get your hands on FIFA 22, then pre-ordering the game will be your best bet.


FIFA 22 is predicted to be available to pre-order from late June 2021.

Anyone who pre-orders FIFA 22 will possibly get the chance to play the game 3 days in advance.

Plus, pre-ordering the game will entitle you to free pre-order packs which will help kick start your Ultimate Team.