FIFA 22 is the latest installment in the franchise EA Sports is developing for its hundreds of millions of players who buy copies every year.
Last year, with FIFA 21, the game saw a record number of copies sold, estimated at over 325 million.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s rating was revealed earlier this month, but despite being the best in the Premier League, he is only the third best player in FIFA 22.
Messi remains the best player in the new edition while Premier League and La Liga player ratings have drawn a lot of attention with Manchester United star Mason Greenwood being inferior to Fred.
Fans have been anticipating the game’s release every year since 1993.
When is FIFA 22 coming out?
The new FIFA is available for purchase TODAY, Friday October 1.
While the game is already available for pre-order, there are a few options if you can’t wait until October.
The FIFA 22 web app and Early Access for EA Play subscribers launched on Wednesday, September 22, while the mobile released a day later on Thursday, September 23.
FIFA 22 Ultimate Edition also gave players early access to the game, which released Monday, September 27.
This edition gives you the following if it’s pre-ordered:
- Non-exchangeable items to watch from October 1
- 4 days early access
- 4600 FIFA Points
- Article Team player of the week 1
- Loan object Kylian Mbappé
- FUT Ambassador Loan Player Choice
- Local talent in career mode
Who comments on FIFA 22?
This year, commentary on the game will be delivered by Alex Scott and Sterwart Robson.
It will only be the second game since FIFA 11 without comments from Martin Tyler and Alan Smith.
FIFA 22: Leagues and teams
The Indian Super League is the newest addition to the FIFA 22 game.
A league that has not been seen in previous years but with growing interest and a huge fan base EA Sports has introduced it.
FIFA 22 has over 17,000 players in over 700 teams in 100 stadiums and over 30 leagues.
FIFA 22 is playable on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X | S, Xbox One, PC and Stadia.
Some teams, however, do not have their league opponents in the game and can be found in the Rest of the World category.
These teams include Kaizer Chiefs, CSKA Moscow, Dynamo Kiev, Shakhtar Donetsk and even the Soccer Aid roster.
FIFA 22: Features
There will be new features and technologies in the new FIFA.
Hypermotion gameplay is said to elevate every match in all modes on the latest consoles.
EA also claims that ‘True Ball Physics’ will reach new levels of realism.
This includes speed, yaw, air drag, air resistance, and even friction will create the feel of the real thing.
A popular addition to the gameplay could come from the “Explosive Sprint” feature which will improve head-to-head dynamics, while giving players more control when dribbling and defending when accelerating.