FIFA 22: Expect BIG differences from the game on PS4 vs PS5

Card ratings are being dropped, so that can mean just one thing - FIFA 22 is nearly here!

We can't wait to get our hand on the first version of the game that has been full-optimised for Next-Gen consoles.

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Take a look at everything there is to know about EA's latest version of FIFA below, including gameplay, new features, and more.

Latest - Top La Liga Squad Reveal

Following the ratings reveal of the top Premier League squad, EA showed us what La Liga had to offer.

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There are a lot of older giants of the game there, but not much pace.

Currently, the Premier League looks to have the best players in, but they could be knocked off the top spot with more reveals coming soon.

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FIFA 22 Gameplay Revealed

The FIFA 22 gameplay first look is finally here!

The match between Tekkz and Tom Hashtag Tom kicked off at 4pm BST (11am EST) on Thursday, September 2nd.

You can catch the full video stream below:

Spencer Owen commentates brilliantly on the game between the two pros, making it a fun and interesting event to watch.

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With many fans expecting the renowned Tekkz to win, there could be a surprise in store...

We can't wait to see all the new features EA has been talking about coming to fruition in the gameplay itself.

First OTW confirmed

EA has confirmed that David Alaba will be a Ones to Watch player for the coming FUT 22 season.

"Arguably Europe’s best and most versatile defender, Alaba will be sporting the Galactico’s shirt this season after a summer move to Real Madrid.
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CONFIRMED - Alaba will be a FUT 22 Ones to Watch star
"If the Austrian defender takes his impressive form from EURO 2020 into La Liga, it’s likely his OTW FUT card will see upgrades and increased ratings throughout the season."

His rating of 84 OVR doesn't rank him with other top defenders in the game, but he will have a more unique skill set than them.

FIFA 22 Trailer

The official FIFA 22 trailer was revealed way back in July but incase you missed it, check it out below.

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

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

Release Date

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

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BE CREATIVE: Use directed runs in FIFA 21 to take control of the runs your teammates make

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

Early Access will be available from Tuesday, 28 September - with the EA Play Trial going live 10 days before release.

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Demo

There was no demo for FIFA 21, but we are sure that EA will release one this year ahead of FIFA 22 on PS4 and PS5.

News on this could come soon as the demo will come out a month or so before the full game.

Find out more about the FIFA 22 Demo.

PS4 vs PS5

There have been real struggles for many people to get their hands on the PS5, and there are no signs that the stocking issues will be sorted soon.

This means that a large number of FIFA fans will likely still be playing on PS4 when FIFA 22 is released, increasing the chances of EA releasing a previous-gen version of the game.

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COOL CONCEPT: Here's how the cover of FIFA 22 could look on PS4

However, FIFA 22 on PS5 could bring us the most realistic esports game ever with the enhanced graphic capabilities.

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With enhanced graphics and meticulous attention to detail, will we even know the difference between watching FIFA and real-life football?

Throw in the rapid loading times and FIFA 22 on PS5 could be incredible.

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.