28 Sep 2021 12:21 PM +00:00

FIFA 22 Release Date: Ultimate Edition and EA Play Trial now available

FIFA 22 is available now withUltimate Edition and Early Access players getting the first run at it in a 10-hour trial.

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Find out all you need to know ahead of the official release of EA's next title.

Release Date

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

Early Access became available from Monday, 27 September for players who ordered the Ultimate Edition.

FIFA 22 Trailer

Watch the official FIFA 22 trailer right here.

The reveal trailer got fans hyped for the 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 implement real-life player movements into FIFA 22 gameplay.

EA Play Trial access

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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.

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Early Access

If you are an Ultimate Team fan, then the FUT Web & Companion App is out now and allows you to take charge of your club early.

Other ways of getting early access to FIFA 22 include pre-orders, demo, beta testing, and buying certain editions of the game.

Platforms

This will be the first FIFA game specifically optimized for the next-gen consoles PS5 and Xbox Series X|S.

We can’t wait for the new game to arrive, and we have already been treated to some of the ‘next level’ graphics.

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CELEBRATE IN STYLE - The graphics for next gen should be amazing

The game will also be released on PS4 and Xbox One too and will continue to be available on these consoles for some time.

FIFA 22 will also be available on PC Windows (Steam), Nintendo Switch, and Google Stadia platforms.

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Demo

There was no demo for FIFA 21, and that looks to have remained ahead of FIFA 22.

While the demo is rarely anything like the full game, it can still give an idea of the gameplay and graphics.

Find out more about the FIFA 22 demo here.

Editions

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.

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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.