When does FIFA 21 come out? The release date and perks of every edition

FIFA 21 is almost here, with EA promising new features and updates to game modes like Ultimate Team, Career Mode, with gameplay features like dribbling, passing and crossing also set for an overhaul.

EA have confirmed that there will be three editions of FIFA 21, with fans have the option to purchase the FIFA 21 Standard Edition, FIFA 21 Champions Edition and the FIFA 21 Ultimate Edition, with all three editions being priced differently due to certain perks included, including early access to the full game with certain editions.

FIFA 21 has a UK and worldwide release date of October 9, 2020, but you can start playing the game earlier depending on which edition you decide to purchase.

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So, which edition of FIFA 21 gives you early access? And, what exactly is included in all three editions of the game?

Here's a complete round-up of all three editions of FIFA 21 ahead of its release.

FIFA 21 Standard Edition – Xbox One, PS4 and PC

The Standard Edition of FIFA 21 will cost around £59.99 on Xbox One, PS4 and PC.

If you pre-order the FIFA 21 Standard Edition you will receive:

  • Up to 3 Rare Gold Packs, 1 per week for 3 weeks
  • Cover Star Loan Item, for 5 FUT matches
  • FUT Ambassador Player Pick — Choose 1 of 3 player items for 3 FUT matches.
  • Special Edition FUT Kits and stadium items

FIFA 21 Champions Edition – Xbox One, PS4 and PC

The Champions Edition of FIFA 21 will cost around £79.99 on Xbox One, PS4 and PC.

If you pre-order the FIFA 21 Champions Edition you will receive:

  • 3 days of early access (Play from October 6, 2020)
  • Up to 12 Rare Gold Packs, 1 per week for 12 weeks
  • Cover Star Loan Item, for 5 FUT matches
  • Career Mode Homegrown Talent — A local youth prospect with world-class potential.
  • FUT Ambassador Player Pick — Choose 1 of 3 player items for 3 FUT matches.
  • Special Edition FUT Kits and stadium items

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FIFA 21 Ultimate Edition – Xbox One, PS4 and PC

The Ultimate Edition of FIFA 21 will cost around £89.99 on Xbox One, PS4 and PC.

If you pre-order the FIFA 21 Ultimate Edition you will receive:

  • 3 days of early access (Play from October 6, 2020)
  • Up to 24 Rare Gold Packs, 2 per week for 12 weeks
  • Cover Star Loan Item, for 5 FUT matches
  • Career Mode Homegrown Talent — A local youth prospect with world-class potential.
  • FUT Ambassador Player Pick — Choose 1 of 3 player items for 3 FUT matches.
  • Special Edition FUT Kits and stadium items

FIFA 21 next-gen details – Xbox Series X and PS5

It has also been confirmed that FIFA 21 will be playable on the next-generation edition of gaming consoles, the Playstation 5 and the Xbox One Series X, but no release date has been confirmed for these consoles yet.

But, there is good news because EA have confirmed that when you purchase FIFA 21 on Xbox, PS4 or PC, you'll have access to something called Dual Entitlement, which will enable you to upgrade your copy of FIFA 21 on PlayStation 4 to PlayStation 5, or from Xbox One to Xbox Series X, at no extra cost. The Dual Entitlement offer will let you upgrade your copy of the game at no extra cost up until the release of FIFA 22.

All progress you make or content you acquire within FIFA 21 Ultimate Team (including players, items, coins, FIFA Points, match record, and leaderboard placement), as well as all progression in VOLTA FOOTBALL will transfer from PlayStation 4 to PlayStation 5 and back, or Xbox One to Xbox Series X and back.

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