FIFA 23 release date is expected to be on September 30, 2022, but you can play the game earlier, from September 26 by pre-ordering the Ultimate Edition of the game, or from September 21 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.
By pre-ordering the FIFA 23 Ultimate Edition, you can download, receive and play FIFA 23 four days in advance, which means you can download and play FIFA 23 on September 26, 2022.
The game be will be available from September 24 for pre-loading and will be playable from September 26 (Early access) and September 30 (Normal access) at 12am (your store region’s time).
FIFA 23 pre-order is available from 8 June to 30 September. Check out the FIFA 23 Pre-order options at www.fifplay.com/fifa-23-buy
Early Access is not available for the Standard Edition of FIFA 23.
EA Play (EA Access) Membership
EA Play and Origin Access members are eligible to download and play FIFA 23 on September 21, 2022.
EA Play is available on Xbox, Playstation, Origin and Steam platforms. The membership will allow you to download and play ten hours of FIFA 23 gameplay one week in advance.
The game is available to pre-load and play from September 21, 2022 (5pm UK) on EA Play app.
The early access to FIFA 23 for EA Play members will be limited to 10 hours of gameplay from 21 to 30 Sept. After 30 Sept, you can continue playing the game only if you have already purchased or pre-ordered a copy of FIFA 23.