FIFA 23 release date: How to purchase the game, pre-order bonuses, trial details

The arrival of FIFA 23 is just days away and we’ve got all the information you need, including the release date.

The release of any new FIFA is always hotly anticipated amongst fans, desperately awaiting the day that they can finally get their hands on the new game. Some head to the stores and others place their orders online. But regardless, most gamers makes sure they get their copy on the day it comes out, and proceed to make the most of it in the early days of release.

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Players work tirelessly to make their way to Division One, guide their favourite club to the Champions League Final in Manager Mode and defeat online opponents on Ulitmate Team. But when exactly will they have the privilege of picking up the latest edition?

What is the FIFA 23 release date

The eagerly-anticipated game will arrive on shelves on September 30. However, EA Play subscribers, and those who pre-order the Ultimate Edition, will get early access. Instead of waiting like everybody else, they can try FIFA 23 out three days prior to the rest of the public on September 27.

FIFA 23 pre-order bonuses

Below are the pre-order bonuses that each player will receive for each edition (Legacy Edition not included):

Standard Edition

  • FUT Ambassador Loan Player Pick (x1)
  • Career Mode Homegrown Talent (x1)
  • Team of the Week 1 Player Item (x1)
  • Kylian Mbappe Loan Item (x1)

If you pre-order the Sam Kerr Edition, you also receive exclusive Peace & Love content. An in-game FUT Kit and in-game Stadium Vanity Items are included. This is an Amazon pre-order exclusive.

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Ultimate Edition

  • Untradeable FUT Hero Item (x1) – Must have pre-ordered before August 10)
  • Early Access (Three days)
  • Kylian Mbappe Loan Item (x1)
  • Untradeable FUT Ones to Watch Item (x1)
  • 4600 FIFA Points
  • Career Mode Homegrown Talent (x1)
  • FUT Ambassador Loan Player Pick (x1)
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FIFA 23 trial details

As well as early access, EA Play subscribers will get member-only FIFA 23 rewards. These will include XP Boosts, FUT Packs and a free 10-hour trial of newly-released games. The subscription service costs gamers £3.99 per month (or £19.99 annually) for Xbox One, Xbox Series S, Xbox Series X, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5 and PC.

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