FIFA 21 Xbox Series X: Available Now, Dual Entitlement, Release Date, Price, New Features, Series S & more

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The Xbox Series X|S has been out for a while now, and now the next-gen edition of FIFA 21 is available for some players.

Check out if you can get the new game already below.

Latest News - Out Now

It is here a day before official release!

If you already own FIFA 21, you can download the Next Gen version through your consoles digital store.

Release Date

FIFA 21 will be officially launched on next-gen on Friday, 4 December 2020.

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REAL DEAL: The graphics for next-gen FIFA 21 look insane

However, players who qualify for Dual Entitlement can download the game already!

FIFA 21 Next-Gen Launch Trailer

The countdown to the Next-Gen launch trailer is on.

The trailer will go live at 11am ET / 4pm GMT on Friday, 4 December.

Free Upgrade to Xbox Series X

EA has announced that players can get a free upgrade from Xbox One to Xbox Series X.

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FREE UPGRADE: And carry on your progress!

That means you only need to buy FIFA 21 once!

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


If you're yet to purchase the game, you can grab it from Amazon here, who at the time of writing has a limited-time deal on, discounting the game to £32.99!

If you're outside of the UK, you may have to pay the full price, but hey, you're still getting both the current and next-gen versions of the game rolled into one.

Xbox Series X Upgrades

There are a ton of new features confirmed for the Xbox Series X edition of FIFA 21.

Loading Times

  • Blazing fast load times – get to kick-off in seconds

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

Next Level Atmosphere

EA has already given us a glimpse of the new gameday immersion feature in their Next Level Atmosphere trailer - check it out below:

Still deciding whether to get FIFA 21 on Xbox or PlayStation? Well, there are some PlayStation Exclusives for FIFA 21...head here to find out more.

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