FIFA 23 Editions: Which version of the game should you buy?

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FIFA 22 is done and dusted with FIFA 23 now in full swing after an incredible first month of sales.

Just like last year, there are two versions of the game available, the Standard Edition and the Ultimate Edition.

Find out the different perks, bonuses, and prices of each FIFA 23 Edition below.

Standard Edition Release Date

FIFA 23 Standard Edition was fully released on Friday, 30 September.

Ultimate Edition Release Date

Early access for pre-orders began on Tuesday, 27 September for those who bought the Ultimate Edition of the game.


As with the previous few releases, there are two different editions of FIFA 23 available on consoles in addition to the Legacy Edition, with each offering something slightly different.

FIFA 23 Editions:

  • The Standard Edition
  • The Ultimate Edition
  • The Legacy Edition

The Legacy Edition is for Nintendo Switch only and offers a slightly reduced experience.

The Standard and Ultimate Editions offer the same gameplay, however, the Ultimate version comes with a few extra perks.

Bonuses & Perks

There are a variety of different rewards, bonuses, and perks for each edition when you buy the game.

The list of perks are as follows:

Standard Edition

  • 1 x TOTW 1 Player Item (pre-orders only)
  • 1 x Kylian Mbappe Loan Item (pre-orders only)
  • 1 x FUT Ambassador Loan Player Pick (pre-orders only)
  • Career Mode Homegrown Talent (Local youth prospect with world-class potential)

Ultimate Edition

You will gain all the perks from the Standard Edition plus...

  • 1 x Ones to Watch Player Item (pre-orders only)
  • 1 x FIFA World Cup FUT Hero Item (If pre-ordered before August 11)
  • 3 days Early Access from September 27 (pre-orders only)
  • Dual Entitlement
  • 4600 FIFA Points

Cover Star

EA released the cover image for the Ultimate Edition of FIFA 23, with not one, but two giants of the game featured!

Kylian Mbappe features once again, with the Frenchman also one of the best rated players in the game.

FIFA 23 Ultimate Edition Cover
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DOUBLE TROUBLE - Mbappe and Kerr team up for the FIFA 23 Ultimate Edition cover

He is joined by Chelsea's Sam Kerr, who makes history as the first female player to feature on a global FIFA cover.

You can read more about the Ultimate Edition cover right here.

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