FIFA 22 Early Access: Ultimate Edition out now with FUT 22 rewards on offer

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FIFA 22 is playable now for EA Play subscribers and players who pre-ordered the Ultimate Edition..

Learn everything you need to know for Early Access below.

Latest - Early Access Packs

Early Access players will be able to gain this exclusive content before the full release, with an Early Access Pack available to unlock.

  • An untradeable 80-84 OVR Player Pick and a 10 game loan Team of the Week (TOTW) player earned via special Early Access Objectives.
  • Team of the Week #1 with boosted Items highlighting the best performing players from the previous week’s footballing action. Plus the first Featured TOTW Item of FUT 22.
  • A limited-time Early Access Live FUT Friendly where you can compete for pack rewards.

On top of that, kick off Ones To Watch (OTW) early with an OTW Player Squad Building Challenge (SBC) available exclusively during Early Access.

We now know that the exclusive Ones to Watch SBC is Lyon new boy Xherdan Shaqiri, and you can add him to your club now.

Release Date

The release date for EA's upcoming title has been confirmed, and there is not long to wait!

After months of speculation, EA announced that FIFA 22 will be released on Friday, 1 October 2021.

Early Access will be available from Monday, 27 September.

EA Play Trial access

As seen on the EA website, the official date for the EA Play Trial has been confirmed as Wednesday, 22 September.

"Join EA Play today and experience unrivaled authenticity with the most true-to-life experience of The World’s Game featuring football’s biggest stars and teams.
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EARLY ACCESS - The EA Play Trial date has been confirmed
"Start your season first with a 10-hour trial – days before release. Save 10% on pre-orders with your member discount, plus unlock monthly rewards, and a library of top titles."

There are plenty of perks of signing up to become an EA Play member, including early access to FIFA 22, perks in Ultimate Team and VOLTA, and also 10% off pre-orders.

EA Play Trial

The 10-hour EA Play Trial was due to start at 10am PT / 1pm ET / 6pm BST, but it appears to have got off the blocks slightly earlier.

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For those that couldn't wait any longer, it's good news!

Get on now and play some games.


The official FIFA 22 trailer has been revealed along with details for individual game modes too.

The reveal trailer has got fans hyped for the upcoming release, featuring cover star Kylian Mbappe, along with top talents Trent Alexander-Arnold and Christian Pulisic.


FIFA 21 had the Standard, Champions and Ultimate editions all coming with their own prices and perks.

However, it looks like we could have just two editions this time around with the Champions Edition excluded.

Pre Order

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.

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