FIFA 22

FIFA 22

2021

System
PlayStation 5
Publisher
EA Sports
Developer
EA Vancouver

N/A

Game Rating

User Ratings: 2

Our Review: 8/10

FIFA 22 News

October2021

  • Guide FIFA 22: All New TOTW 6 Players in FUT

    Team of the week

    What are all new TOTW Players in FUT in FIFA 22? Team of the Week, also known as TOTW, is a weekly promotion in FIFA Ultimate Team or FUT 22 which recognises the best Players and performers in real-world football. Players who perform particularly well, by scoring goals or keeping clean sheets, receive boosted In Form cards with...

  • Hands On FIFA 22's Underrated VOLTA Arcade Is Football Fall Guys

    Minigame madness

    Hated, adored, never ignored. The motto may predominantly be used by Man United fans who argue that, win or lose, the club is rarely out of the headlines – but it also applies to FIFA Ultimate Team. Look, here’s a mode that draws the angst of hardcore gamers all around the world – and yet franchise fans absolutely adore it...

  • Guide FIFA 22: Best Wonderkids and Young Players with High Potential in Career Mode

    Scout the best talent for your team

    Who are the best Wonderkids and Young Players with high Potential in Career Mode in FIFA 22? If you're looking to build a dynasty, either with your favourite team or a club you've created, then you're going to want to fill it with the best talent to strengthen your squad. Signing the likes of Lionel Messi and...

  • News FIFA 22's Superhero Goalkeepers Toned Down in PS5, PS4 Patch

    Raft of other improvements included

    The first update for FIFA 22 on PlayStation 5 and PS4 is out now, and it’s absolutely enormous in terms of alterations and improvements. Among the changes are a laundry list of gameplay enhancements, including some tweaks to the way goalkeepers work. While you’re still going to be up against prime Peter...

  • Guide FIFA 22: How to Complete SBCs in FUT

    Solve the team-building challenges for rewards

    How do you complete SBCs in FIFA 22? SBCs, also known as Squad Building Challenges, are a core part of the FUT 22 or FIFA Ultimate Team experience. In essence, they test your team building abilities by setting a variety of parameters which you'll need to fulfil in order to earn rewards. As part of our...

  • Guide FIFA 22: Squad Battles - All Rewards, Release Dates, and Times

    The release dates and times for your Squad Battles rewards

    What are all Squad Battles rewards, release dates, and times in FIFA 22? If you're playing FIFA Ultimate Team, also known as FUT 22, then there's a good chance you'll be spending a large amount of time up against the CPU in Squad Battles. This mode allows you to test out different teams and...

  • Guide FIFA 22: Best Skill Moves to Learn

    The most effective Skill Moves to use in attack

    What are the best Skill Moves to learn in FIFA 22? While this year's game is more about moving the ball effectively than dribbling your opponents to death, you're still going to want to know the best Skill Moves to learn in order to beat defenders and make space for yourself. As part of our FIFA 22...

  • Guide FIFA 22: How to Make Coins in FUT

    Make money and get rich quick

    How do you make Coins in FUT in FIFA 22? Coins are a crucial in-game currency that you'll need in order to build your squad in FUT 22, which is also known as FIFA Ultimate Team. You'll earn a small amount of Coins for every match that you play in FIFA Ultimate Team, regardless of whether you win or lose. However, in...

  • Guide FIFA 22: Best Controller Settings and Camera Settings

    Configure FIFA 22 for the best results

    What are the best controller settings and camera settings in FIFA 22? Before you can even think about How to Win More Matches or the Best Formations and Custom Tactics for FUT, you're probably going to want to calibrate your game correctly. This means, opting for the

  • Guide FIFA 22: When to Buy and Sell Players in FUT

    How to master the Transfer Market

    When should you buy and sell Players in FUT in FIFA 22? If you're looking for ways of How to Make Coins in FUT, then you're going to need to know when to buy and sell Players in FUT. Obviously, a lot can come down to chance in FIFA Ultimate Team, or FUT 22, but there are some best practices to follow in order to use...

  • Guide FIFA 22: Division Rivals - All Rewards, Release Dates, and Times

    The release dates and times for your Division Rivals rewards

    What are all Division Rivals rewards, release dates, and times in FIFA 22? In addition to Squad Battles and FUT Champions, there's no doubt that Division Rivals, also known as FUT Rivals, is one of the most popular modes in FIFA Ultimate Team, or FUT 22. Division Rivals allows you to take...

  • Guide FIFA 22 Guide: Tips, Tricks, and How to Win More Matches

    Your ultimate FIFA 22 resource

    FIFA 22 is the latest in EA Sports' long-running football franchise, developed by EA Canada. The soccer simulation depicts the 2021-2022 season across many of the world's best leagues, including the Premier League, Bundesliga, and La Liga. It also includes a number of licensed competitions, like the UEFA Champions...

  • Guide FIFA 22: How to Score Goals Past Goalkeepers

    How to beat superhuman stoppers

    How do you score goals past goalkeepers in FIFA 22? While it may sound self-explanatory, the goalkeepers in EA Sports' football franchise this year are superhuman, making it particularly difficult to slot the ball away. As part of our FIFA 22 guide, we're going to explain how to score goals past goalkeepers in this...

  • Guide FIFA 22: All FUT Packs Explained

    FUT Pack contents detailed

    What's in a FUT pack in FIFA 22? FIFA Ultimate Team, also known as FUT 22, has a vast array of different FUT pack types, from Electrum Packs to Prime Mixed Players Packs, and it can get confusing. While the Players and Consumables you get is down to chance, sometimes it's good to know what to expect, especially if you're...

  • Guide FIFA 22: FUT Champions - All Rewards, Release Dates, and Times

    The release dates and times for your FUT Champions rewards

    What are all FUT Champions rewards, release dates, and times in FIFA 22? If you're playing FIFA Ultimate Team, also known as FUT 22, then you'll probably be familiar with FUT Champions, which is sometimes known as Weekend League. This is the pinnacle of FIFA Ultimate Team competition,...

  • News EA Sports FC Could Be the New Name for FIFA Games

    Contract negotiations

    You’ve got to give credit: FIFA, as a brand, is more synonymous with EA Sports’ soccer simulation these days than the shady organisation it’s named after. But licensing that name comes at a significant cost to the publisher, and it admitted recently that it’s looking to alternatives as it renegotiates its relationship...

  • News EA Sports' Future FIFA Games Might Not Be Called FIFA

    EA considering rebrand of football sims going forward

    Electronic Arts is reviewing its licensing agreement with FIFA that lets it use the brand for its ultra-popular football games. FIFA, or Federation Internationale de Football Association, is the organisation that governs global football (or soccer, if you want), and it's also been the name of EA...

  • News FIFA 22 Goes Full Anime with Pricey Premium Cosmetics

    Weeb Wanderers

    The theme, bizarrely, for the first season of FIFA 22 is neo-future sci-fi, and EA Sports has marked the occasion with a round of premium cosmetics, available from the release’s in-game store. Purchasable with Coins or FIFA Points, these unusual customisation items even have their own story, centring on a character called Mirai and...

  • News FIFA 22's PS5, PS4 Launch Trailer Must Have Cost a Fortune

    David Beckham! Zinedine Zidane! Ryan Reynolds?

    There’s star-studded, and then there’s this FIFA 22 launch trailer. Holy heck, EA Sports has seriously flashed the cheque book here: there are appearances from England legend David Beckham, French midfield maestro Zinedine Zidane, the Champions League winning Chelsea squad, and cover star Kylian...

September2021

  • Guide FIFA 22: Best Formations and Custom Tactics for FUT

    Meta formations for a tactical masterclass

    What's the best formations and custom tactics for FUT in FIFA 22? FUT 22, or FIFA Ultimate Team, sees you assembling a squad of football superstars, both past and present, from a variety of clubs and leagues around the world. But before you can even begin to think about Players and Chemistry, you're...

  • Guide FIFA 22 Release Dates: Ultimate Edition Early Access and EA Play Trial

    Get a head-start on your FUT 22 Ultimate Team

    How do you play FIFA 22 early? The official release date for FIFA 22 is 1st October, but if you want to get a head-start on your FUT 22 team, then you're going to want to know how to play early. Fortunately, there are a few ways you can begin building your Ultimate Team before launch day. In this FIFA 22...

  • Guide FIFA 22: All Starting Transfer Budgets in Career Mode

    Master the transfer market and build the team of your dreams

    What are all starting transfer budgets in Career Mode in FIFA 22? Starting transfer budgets are an important part of Career Mode, because some players like to begin their campaigns on a shoestring, while others prefer to work with flush clubs that can be active in the transfer market from...

  • Hands On FIFA 22 Feels Like Real Football for Once

    Balled over

    As far as this author is concerned, FIFA has never felt quite right. For a franchise sold as a soccer simulator, there’s a case for EA Sports getting done under the trade descriptions act – it’s never really resembled real football, more an analogue of the sport like the distinctly arcade Rocket League. But based on over six hours...

  • News FIFA 22's Intro Sequence Is Unexpectedly Awesome

    French connection

    FIFA 22’s opening salvo is surprising, star-studded, and awesomely unexpected. It starts out in Paris, with David Beckham enjoying a coffee in a glitzy hotel. The scene then switches to a room on a lower floor, where you choose your avatar after being contacted by French freestyler Lisa Zimouche. The game then goes on to teach...

  • News FIFA 22's Soundtrack Has 122 Songs, Over Six Hours of Music

    Artists from over 27 countries

    FIFA 22’s soundtrack is the largest in the series’ history, packing 122 songs and over six hours of music across all of its main modes. EA Sports has selected artists from over 27 countries, and it promises that the playlist represents a number of cultures, establishing the football franchise as the “world’s...

  • Guide FIFA 22: All Changes and Improvements from FIFA 21

    Every addition and alteration in soccer sim

    What are all changes and improvements from FIFA 21 in FIFA 22? If you're planning to pick up the latest entry in EA Sports' long-running football franchise, you may want to know how the title differs from its predecessor. In this FIFA 22 guide, we're going to list all changes and improvements from FIFA 21,...

  • News FIFA 22 Player Ratings Revealed, and Messi's Still Top of the League as Ronaldo Gets Docked a Point

    The top 22

    EA Sports has revealed the top 22 players in FIFA 22 (see what they did there?) as per this year's player ratings. All of the in-game stats are based on The Ratings Collective, which is a football scouting network, but there's no doubt that the rankings will spark a lot of discussion — as they do every year. So, who's top of the pile?...

  • News Cristiano Ronaldo, Jack Grealish Among the Ones to Watch in FIFA 22's Ultimate Team

    Twitter transfer sensation Fabrizio Romano makes trailer

    Returning Manchester United striker Cristiano Ronaldo and new Manchester City recruit Jack Grealish are among the Ones to Watch in FIFA 22’s Ultimate Team. The Portuguese and English stars will be joined by Chelsea’s Romelu Lukaku, Liverpool’s Ibrahima Konaté, and Real Madrid’s David...

  • News FIFA 22 Will Make Goals Feel Better Than Ever on PS5

    Haptic feedback being enhanced

    EA Sports is ramping up support for PlayStation 5’s innovative DualSense controller in FIFA 22, building on the concepts it introduced with the series’ inaugural next-gen outing last year. This time it’ll be leveraging haptic feedback to mimic the sensation of the ball hitting the net when you score a goal,...

August2021

  • News FIFA 22's Volta Football Is All About Tekkers, Adds Arcade Minigames

    Flair enough

    EA Sports is unlikely to ever revisit its Street series, so it’s important that it continues to invest in modes like Volta Football and The Yard in FIFA 22 and Madden NFL 22 respectively. We’re already fairly happy with what we’ve played of the latter, but now it’s time to turn our attention to the publisher’s flagship soccer...

  • News FIFA 22 Ultimate Team Tries to Make Mode More Appealing to Everyone

    Progression reinvented

    FIFA 22 will, of course, plot the return of the franchise’s most popular mode, Ultimate Team. While the feature set remains familiar, however, EA Sports is putting progression under the knife, as it seeks to make the game more rewarding to players of all skill levels. Division Rivals, for example, now operates using a...

  • News FIFA 22 Refreshes Player Career, Adds Dressing Room Atmosphere

    Also, Create a Club returns

    With major sports games like NBA 2K22 and MLB The Show 21 all focusing heavily on Player Career modes, it’s no surprise to see EA Sports bolster that feature in FIFA 22. An extensive Pitch Notes blog post delves into the details of this year’s Career experience, with plenty of thoughtful additions to the flagship...

July2021

  • News FIFA 22 Trailer Latches on to Buzzwords, Shows New PS5 Gameplay

    It's all about HyperMotion again

    We all know EA Sports loves a good buzzword, but FIFA 22’s advancements in motion capture – HyperMotion, as the publisher’s named it – does look to be a game changer. The functionality is exclusive to the next-gen version, and utilises Machine Learning based on a real-world match of football to completely...

  • News Alex Scott Becomes First Female Broadcast Voice in FIFA 22

    Lee Dixon axed

    Former Arsenal and England footballer Alex Scott’s meteoric rise as a pundit has seen her land a job in FIFA 22, where she’ll appear as a side-line reporter digging into events occurring off-screen. The broadcaster – who’ll become the first ever female voice in the franchise – will fulfil Alan McInally’s role, providing...

  • News FIFA 22 Showcases First Snippets of PS5's New HyperMotion Gameplay

    Plenty of potential, for sure

    EA’s ongoing Spotlight series – a kind of precursor to the upcoming EA Play Live press conference later this week – has showcased the first snippets of raw FIFA 22 gameplay, utilising the new HyperMotion technology the publisher has been boasting about. There are a lot of buzzwords at play here – includin

  • News FIFA 22 Will Allow You to Create Your Own Club in Career Mode

    Push Square FC targeting the Champions League

    FIFA 22 will finally allow you to create your own football club in Career mode, according to a press release shared by EA Sports. While the correspondence is light on details, it teases an “all-new Create a Club experience”. Presumably, this will enable you to design the kit and logo of your squad,...

  • News FIFA 22 PS4 to PS5 Upgrade Locked Behind £90 Ultimate Edition

    No free upgrade this year

    There will be no free PlayStation 4 to PlayStation 5 upgrade for FIFA 22, EA Sports has confirmed. This means that if you buy the PS4 version with the expectation of eventually upgrading to the PS5 version free of charge, then you're out of luck. You'll have to buy the game again on PS5, unless you pay more for the Ultimate...

  • News FIFA 22 Sure Is Talking a Big Game on PS5

    Machine learning writes new animations in real-time

    You’ll be familiar with the cycle by now: EA Sports announces a new FIFA with a bunch of ambitious and eye-catching buzzwords, then the game releases and the community lambasts it. HyperMotion Technology is the latest marketing term coined by the juggernaut publisher for FIFA 22, and as usual, on...

  • News FIFA 22 Officially Revealed, and It's All About HyperMotion Gameplay Technology

    EA Sports aiming for realism

    EA Sports has pulled back the curtain on FIFA 22 with a predictably vague trailer — but the gist of it is that this year's instalment is powered by 'HyperMotion Technology'. Supposedly, this new tech allows EA Sports to create more lifelike gameplay through realistic animations and player interactions. The developer's...

  • News FIFA 22 Reveal Happening This Weekend, Mbappé Back on the Cover

    Get in?

    FIFA 22 will be officially revealed this weekend, EA Sports has confirmed. The annual soccer sim will debut on YouTube at 4:30PM BST / 5:30PM CEST on the 11th July — just hours before Italy take on England in the Euro 2020 final. A big day for footy fans, then. And to the surprise of no one, this year's cover will once again feature...