The lovers of EA Sports’ FIFA 22 will start enjoying the latest edition of the game from October 1, 2021, the official launch date for the new FIFA series.
Ahead of the launch date, Futballnews has assembled the cogent contents that will be available in the new edition of the video game.
Below are some of the important details you need to know about the forthcoming FIFA 22
Below are some of the important dates that you need to take note of as we await the official launch of the football video game.
Important Dates for FIFA 22
EA Sports, the makers of the FIFA 22, will launch the EA Play Early Access Web App known as EA Play Pro on September 22, 2021. Full access to the app will be available for only PC users.
On September 23, 2021, EA Sports will launch the Mobile Companion App.
While on September 27, 2021, perspective users of FIFA 22 can pre-order Early Access to the video game via EA Sports’ official website.
Then, EA Sports will officially launch FIFA 22 on October 1st, 2021. On the same date, “Ones to Watch” FIFA Ultimate Team (FUT) Heroes will be launch worldwide.
On October 3, 2021, x3 Additional Ones to Watch Team I players will be added to FIFA 22. While Ones to Watch Team 2 will be added on October 8.
Also Read: FIFA 22 highest rated players
What you need to know about Early Access Content
From September 22, Members of EA Play are free to start enjoying the FUT 22 with a 10-hour trial.
On the same date, EA Play Pro players will have full game access on PC. While those who pre-ordered the Ultimate Edition will start enjoying full access to FIFA 22 from September 27, four days before the official launch of the game.
Contents on FIFA 22 during Early Access
For the EA players that will enjoy early access of the game, they will have the advantage of picking an 80-84 OVR Player. They will also have the privilege of enjoying 10 game loan Team of the Week (TOTWI player earned via special Early Access).
Another plus for the Early access users is that they will enjoy boosted items highlighting the best performing players from the previous week’s footballing action Plus the first Featured TOTW Item of FUT 22.
Also, the Early Access users will enjoy a limited-time Early Access Live FUT Friendly where they can compete for pack rewards.
Finally, Early Access users will exclusively have access to kick off Ones To Watch (OTW) early with an OTW Player Squad Building Challenge (SBC).
What we know about the Ones To Watch
FIFA 22 will come with a total of 28 OTW across two teams. October 1 and 8, 2021. OTW team 1 will be added to FIFA 22 between October 1 and 8, 2021. OTW team 1 mini-release will come up between October 3 and 8.
On the other hand, OTW team 2 will be added to the coming edition of the game between October 8 and 13, 2021. While OTW Team 2 Mini-Release will follow between October 10 and 13.
Note: those who pre-ordered the FIFA 22 are guaranteed OTW packs on October 1, 2021. The earlier you open your OTW pack the better because the player you will find in the pack is determined by how early you open it.
Featured Team of the week players (TOTW)
FIFA 22 comes with a featured team of the week player. The featured player of the week gets the larger boost than usual. Any player that comes with a star icon is a featured player of the week.
FIFA 22 FUT Heroes
The latest edition of FIFA will come with 19 FUT heroes from the launch date, October 1, 2021.
It is worthy to note that there might be additional versions made available as part of select FUT 22 promos.
It is also worthy to note that Pre-ordered FUT Heroes packs will be available from December 1, 2021.
What we know about FIFA 22 FUT Icons
FIFA 22 will be released on October 1, 2021, with four new icons. However, at the time of publishing this report, three new FUT icons have been confirmed – Robin van Persie, Cafú, and Iker Casillas.
Will there be Preview Packs in FIFA 22?
EA Sports added Preview Packs in FIFA 21 which attracted positive reviews. Hence, the FIFA 22 will come with Preview Packs on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation @5, Xbox Series XIS, Stadia, and PC.
Note that Preview Packs are a pack type that allows you to see all the specific Items contained in a specific pack. Once you have seen what is in the pack, you can choose to buy the pack, with FUT Coins or FIFA Points.
What we know about EA Play Benefits & Pre-season Rewards in FIFA 22
EA play members will have a 10-hour Early trial and a 10 percent member discount on FIFA Points and other EA digital purchases.
Also, members will get Seasonal Boosts in FUT, Seasonal VOLTA COINS, and Apparel Items in VOLTA FOOTBALL as well as Monthly FUT Stadium customization Items throughout the season.
Below are the FUT 22 Pre-Season Rewards
FUT 22 users who were eligible for Pre-Season Rewards from the FUT 22 Pre-Season Campaign will be granted these by 12 October 2021. To redeem FUT 22 rewards, you must log in to FUT 22 by 12 November 2021.