The popular soccer franchise will be releasing a new game this year. FIFA 21 appears in three different editions for the current and upcoming consoles – and can already be pre-ordered.

The release date for FIFA 21 is October 9, 2020. However, you can try the game three days earlier if you pre-order it. We have put together all the information you need in this article.

Three “FIFA 21” editions with pre-order bonus

If you want to pre-order FIFA 21, you can choose between three different editions – and depending on the different pre-order bonuses. You can choose from these variants:

  • FIFA 21: Standard Edition: Pre-orderers receive up to three rare Gold Packs (one pack per week for three weeks), a Coverstar loan for five FUT games, a FUT Ambassador player choice (one item for three FUT games) and a Special Edition FUT Jerseys and stadium objects.
  • FIFA 21: Champions Edition: Pre-orderers receive three days of early access, up to 12 rare gold packs (one pack a week for twelve weeks), a career mode talent with world-class potential from their own youth, a cover star loan for five FUT games, a FUT ambassador – Player choice (one object for three FUT games) as well as special edition FUT jerseys and stadium objects.
  • FIFA 21: Ultimate Edition: Pre-orders until August 14th will receive a non-exchangeable FUT Stars in the Spotlight, three days of early access, up to 24 rare gold packs (two packs per week for twelve weeks), a young talent in career mode with world-class potential of their own youth, a cover star loan for five FUT games, a FUT Ambassador player choice (one object for three FUT games) as well as special edition FUT jerseys and stadium objects.

You can pre-order FIFA 21 here

You will probably be able to play FIFA 21 on all current platforms – even if there is currently no secure information about the version for the Nintendo Switch. For the PS4 and Xbox One, the game will definitely be available in the three editions and you can pre-order them now. The Standard Edition costs 69.99 euros, the Champions Edition 89.99 euros and the Ultimate Edition 99.99 euros. You can reserve your desired version at the following shops:

FIFA 21 on PS4

Pre-order FIFA 21 in the PS store

FIFA 21 on Xbox One

Here you can watch the first trailer for FIFA 21:

FIFA 21 on PS5 and Xbox Series X

FIFA 21 will be available not only on the current, but also on the upcoming next-gen consoles – and if you are planning to jump from PS4 to PS5 or from Xbox One to Xbox Series X, EA has a special offer for you : If you buy FIFA 21 for the current generation of consoles, you can also play the game for free on the new consoles thanks to the "Dual Entitlement" program. You only have to pay attention to one requirement: If you buy FIFA 21 as a disc version, you can only transfer the game to a next-gen console with a disc drive.

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FIFA is currently the only serious soccer simulation on PC and consoles alongside Pro Evolution Soccer. EA Sports has been sending the virtual kickers onto the field since 1993, back then with fantasy names, today with a thick license package and thus with numerous original players with faces, team names, jerseys and more. Many consider themselves the best FIFA players in their area. But championships are not only won in practice, but also on the tactical board.

Will you pre-order FIFA 21? What are you most looking forward to with the new entry in the series? And will you play the classic football on a next-gen console? Let us know what you think in the comments!