How to play FIFA 22 early on PlayStation & Xbox before the official release

How to play FIFA 22 early on PlayStation & Xbox before the official release

FIFA 22 will soon be emblazoned across our screens with its October launch, but if you can’t wait to get your hands on the game, you can play it early.

Whether your console is a PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X/S, EA Sports facilitates an early access perk for those who are keen to get things started.

So if you’re itching to play the new edition of the famous FIFA series, here are all the details about how to play early and when you can do so.

How can I play FIFA 22 early?

There are a number of ways in which you can play FIFA 22 early, ahead of the official release date on October 1, 2021.

Sign up to EA Play

One way of playing FIFA 22 before the release date is by signing up to EA Play — a service which will allow subscribers a 10-hour preview trial.

The EA Play early access trial is available beginning September 22, 2021 — 10 days before the official launch day.

Available on PlayStation, Xbox and Windows devices, the price of an EA Play subscription is $4.99 a month or $29.99 for an annual subscription.

As well as being able to play FIFA 22 early, subscribers to EA Play receive a number of other perks related to other EA game titles, with a library of free games and discounts available.

You can learn more about EA Play on the official website.

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Pre-order FIFA 22 Ultimate Edition

You can also play FIFA 22 early if you pre-order the Ultimate Edition of the game. The pre-order perks for FIFA 22 Ultimate Edition include four days’ Early Access, meaning you will be able to play beginning September 27, 2021.

The full Ultimate Team pre-order perks are:

  • Untradeable Ones to Watch Player Item beginning October 1
  • 4 Days Early Access
  • Dual Entitlement — free PlayStation 5 upgrade
  • 4,600 FIFA Points
  • Team of the Week 1 Player item
  • Kylian Mbappe loan item
  • FUT Ambassador Loan Player Pick
  • Career Mode Homegrown Talent

For PlayStation and Xbox devices, FIFA 22 Ultimate Edition is priced at $99.99 in the United States. The PC version of FIFA 22 Ultimate Edition costs $79.99 in the USA.

To pre-order FIFA 22 Ultimate Edition, you can do so via the official EA Sports website.


When will FIFA 22 be released in the USA?

PLATFORM: Playstation | Xbox | PC | Nintendo Switch

Pre-order edition here