FIFA 23 Early Access – How to Play FIFA 23 Early

Early Access to FIFA 23

FIFA 23 release date is on September 30, 2022, but you can play the game earlier, from September 27 by pre-ordering the Ultimate Edition of the game, or as a member of EA Play service.

Here you can learn how to play FIFA 23 prior to its release date with the possible early access methods. We review the ways you can download FIFA 23 in advance and play it first.


Pre-Order Method

By pre-ordering the FIFA 23 Ultimate Edition, you can download, receive and play FIFA 23 three days in advance, which means you can download and play FIFA 23 on September 27, 2022.

The game be will be available from September 24 for pre-loading and will be playable from September 27th at 12am (at your store region’s time).

Edition Access Date
Ultimate Edition 27 September 2022
Standard Edition 30 September 2022

FIFA 23 pre-order is available from 18 July to 30 September. Check out the FIFA 23 Pre-order options at

Early Access is not available for the Standard Edition of FIFA 23. Users who order the the Standard Edition, will be able to play the game from September 30th onwards.

EA Play Membership Access

EA Play and Origin Access members are eligible to download and play FIFA 23 on September 27, 2022. Here are the details:

Membership Access Date
EA Play Early Access (Trial)*
*Limited to 10 hours of gameplay – Available to download from 26 Sept at 4pm UK
September 27
EA Play Pro (Ultimate Edition – PC Only) September 27

Comments (20)

20 thoughts on “FIFA 23 Early Access – How to Play FIFA 23 Early

  1. preload 19 september PC,

    Then you can play it earlier than the 27th on the PC, they say from September 20/21, play the 10 days earlier. Only possible on PC with playpro. The 27th is wrong!

    EA app: 19, 2022 at 7 PM preload!

  2. Hello guys
    That means if I can have the ultimate edition on xbox. Can I play unlimited from 27.9 ? Or only 10 hours?

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