When does FIFA 23 early access start? EA Play 10 Hours Free Trial Guide

FIFA 23 is coming out very soon and FUT fans can’t wait to get their hands on the new game. Luckily, if you just can’t wait, you can play FIFA 23 thanks to EA Play. Here’s everything you need to know.

We are getting closer to the worldwide release of FIFA 23, the last game in the series under the FIFA moniker. Players can’t wait to see how EA lives up to its promise to bring the best game yet for the rebrand.

A handful of new licensed leagues and stadiums have already been confirmed, and crossplay is coming to the franchise for the first time. But fans won’t know if all the work has paid off until they get their hands on the game.

Luckily for those eager to tie their boots, you can jump into FIFA 23 early with EA Play. Here’s when early access goes live and how you get access.


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FIFA 23 can’t come soon enough.

How FIFA 23 Early Access Works

For all their games, EA offers players 10am early access if they are members of EA Play. However, when it comes to FIFA, the company is known to allow 20 hours of game time, although it has not been confirmed whether this will be the case in FIFA 23.

Unlike the beta or demo, which left out features and modes, early access through EA Play unlocks the full game. That means you can get started right away with your Ultimate Team, ahead of the competition.

It also gives the developers one last chance to fix any issues before day one.

How do you play FIFA 23 early?

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EA Play offers early access to all of the company’s games, and FIFA 23 is no different.

To try out FIFA 23 before the global launch, all you need to do is sign up for EA Play. It costs $4.99 USD / £3.99 GBP per monthor $29.99 USD / £19.99 GBP for the year.

Once you have a membership, you can download FIFA 23 for the rest of the community and try out the new features for yourself.

Here’s how to play FIFA 23 early with EA Play:

  1. Sign up for an EA Play subscription.
  2. Pre-download FIFA 23.
  3. Load FIFA 23 when EA Play Early Access starts.
  4. Play through your trial period.

When does FIFA 23 early access start?

EA has confirmed early access to FIFA 23 will be via EA Play available from Tuesday September 27, 2022. This gives players a three-day head start over those waiting for the standard edition to arrive on September 30.

From the launch date you will have full access to FIFA 23 and all its features. Once the 10 hours have passed, the game will remain locked until launch day.

We’ll keep this page updated with the latest information, so be sure to check the details. In the meantime, check out how to pre-order FIFA 23 and get 20% off.

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