FIFA 21 PS5 Details: Launch Trailer, Download, Release Date & Next Gen Features

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FIFA 21 on PS5 has arrived!

Latest News – Launch Trailer

PS5 Version Breakdown

With just one day to go until the PS5 version of FIFA 21 is released, EA has been reeling off its new features.

We've compiled everything new arriving on the Next Gen version here.

FIFA 21 PS5 Release Date

If you have a PS5, you can play FIFA 21 on there already - but it will actually only be the PS4 version.

The Next Gen enhanced version officially arrives on Friday, 4 December.

However, thanks to Dual Entitlement you can already download the new game!

Next-Gen FIFA 21 Game Features

There are some interesting featured confirmed for next-gen, and some which are exclusive to PS5, thanks to its revolutionary controller!


  • Blazing fast load times - get to kick-off in seconds
  • Controller haptics - feel every shot, kick, pass, and tackle in your hands

Graphics and Visuals

  • Deferred Lighting and Rendering - a new lighting system creates more detail in every part of the stadium
  • Re-imagined player bodies - next-gen technology takes players to a whole new level of realism
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NEXT LEVEL: EA has confirmed several new features for Next-Gen

Player Animations

  • Enhanced animation technology - new animations create ultra-responsive and realistic player movement
  • Off-ball humanisation - from adjusting shin pads to screaming for passes, feel all the emotion of football at the highest level

Next Level Atmospheres

  • Gameday immersion - contextual player, bench, and fan reactions let you feel the explosive passion of a last-minute winner

Haptic Feedback

  • The DualSense controller is going to be a game-changer, providing advanced haptic feedback so you can feel every shot, dribble and pass in the game.

FIFA 21 Cover Star

Little surprise here, PSG star Kylian Mbappe is the front man for FIFA 21.

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CHAMPION - Kylian Mbappe fronts up all three FIFA 21 covers

What is a surprise is to see the Frenchman grace all three covers of the game - check them out here.

There has been a twist, however, with a Beckham Edition launched to increase the hype around the Next Gen release.

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GOLDEN BALLS - Is there a more famous footballer on the planet?

David Beckham fronts up this version (which is the same as the standard), and there are also four versions of Becks arriving in Ultimate Team.

Free upgrade to PS5

Those that buy FIFA 21 on PS4 can get a free upgrade to PS5, a feature called dual entitlement.

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That means there's no need to pay for the game twice!

In addition, you'll be able to carry over your FUT and VOLTA progress from one console to the next.

READ MORE: Everything you need to know about PS5

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