FIFA 22 Countdown: The full launch of the game is just HOURS away

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It is nearly time for the full launch of FIFA 22, meaning all players can finally get their hands on the game.

Ultimate Edition players have had access to the game all week, but for Standard Edition owners this is the main event!

Release Date

The full launch of FIFA 22 is set for Friday, 1 October, meaning all players can get in the game once October arrives.

The release time is scheduled for 00:00 BST, so at midnight you should be able to access your digital copies of the game.

Pre Orders Bonus

For those of you who pre-ordered the Standard Edition of the game, here is a little reminder of the bonuses you will receive when you load up the game.

If you pre-ordered the Standard Edition, you will receive:

  • 1 x TOTW 1 Player Item
  • 1 x Kylian Mbappe Loan Item
  • 1 x FUT Ambassador Loan Player Pick
  • 1 x Career Mode Homegrown Talent

Obviously the Ultimate Edition offered more bonuses, but that was released on Monday, 27 September so you should have already received your gifts!


You can buy all editions of FIFA 22 from Amazon right here.

The Legacy Edition on Nintendo Switch costs £34.99 / $39.99.

The Standard Edition on PC costs £54.99.

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THE OG - The FIFA 22 Standard Cover is a simplistic sight of the French posterboy

The Standard Edition on PS4 and Xbox One costs £59.99 / $59.99.

The Standard Edition on PS5 and Xbox Series X/S costs £69.99 / $69.99.

The Ultimate Edition on PlayStation Xbox consoles, featuring Dual Entitlement, costs £89.99 / $99.99.

Ones to Watch

It is not just the full launch that is coming this week though, as the first promo event in FIFA 22 Ultimate Team will also get underway.

This looks set to be the most STACKED Ones to Watch event we have seen in Ultimate Team after a huge summer of transfers, with both Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo on the move.

Both players mentioned are confirmed to be part of the event, as are the likes of Romelu Lukaku, Sergio Ramos, Achraf Hakimi, and Jack Grealish.

As we await Ones to Watch Team 1, keep track of all the latest OTW action with our countdown.



If you are not sure what all the fuss is about, watch the official FIFA 22 trailer below.

The trailer gives us an idea of how EA will Hypermotion Technology to implement real-life player movements into FIFA 22 gameplay.

For more articles like this, take a look at our FIFA page.