Playing FIFA 20 early: If you want to start before the release, you have many options
It was not until late September that EA released FIFA 20 for PCs and consoles. If you do not want to wait that long, there are solutions. In addition to Early Access and the demo, there are several ways to play FIFA 20 early. We’ll give you an overview of what you can do. So the ball rolls before the release.
EA has already announced the release date of FIFA 20 , the football sim will be released on September 27, 2018 for PC and consoles . You do not have to wait that long because you can play before.
Unfortunately, German players have no access to the FIFA 20-Beta in August, which is reserved for fans in the US and the UK only.
FIFA 20 at Gamescom
You can play FIFA 20 at Gamescom this year , EA told us. Already in previous years you could allude to the respective releases in Cologne. If you want to visit the fair, you should hurry up with the purchase of a Gamescom ticket , many tickets are already sold out. The fair runs from 21 to 24 August 2019 .
FIFA 20: Demo comes
After that, you can count on the FIFA 20 demo . EA will provide it as in previous years, probably just before the release of the full version. The 12 September is being traded as of publication of the demo.
FIFA 20 Early Access with EA Access
If the demo does not provide enough game content, you could subscribe to the EA Access for console and Origin Access for PC services. There you will be able to play FIFA 20 for a total of ten hours from 19 September . The service costs four euros per month.
We’d like to remind you that EA Access is now also available for PS4 . Previously, the service was long only available for Xbox One and as Origin Access for PC. This restriction is now removed.
If you get the Origin Access Premier subscription on the PC for 15 Euros per month, you will get access to the full version from 19 September . So you play one week ahead of everyone else.
Pre-order FIFA 20 and play sooner
Otherwise, you could also pre-order FIFA 20 , in Ultimate Edition or Champions Edition for PC, PS4 and Xbox One.
Although these editions are more expensive than the standard versions of the game, you will get different bonuses and three days’ advance access. So you can play FIFA 20 from September 24th . Preliminary access for the pre-order of the switch version (Legacy Edition) does not appear.
FIFA 20 FUT: Web App and Companion App
For a limited gaming experience, the web app and the companion app from FIFA Ultimate Team. Applications for the browser and mobile devices usually appear about a week before the official release date. Between the 18th and the 20th of September , the FIFA 20 apps could well appear.
With them you can create in advance your Ultimate team, manage your club and probably, as in previous years again daily gifts for logins received.
Playing FIFA 20 early: options at a glance
These are all official ways to start in advance in the new FIFA. Below in the table, we show you your options again at a glance. We also list possible additional costs.
|option||When to play?||Costs?||scope|
|Gamescom (Cologne), booth of EA||21st to 24th of August||Directions, entrance||Limited preview version|
|demo||Mid-September||–||Limited preview version|
|Web App / Companion App (Android and iOS)||Mid to late September||–||Management app for Ultimate Team|
|EA Access (Xbox One and PS4)||September 19th||4 euros per month||10-Hour Trial|
|Origin Access Basic (PC)||September 19th||4 euros per month||10-Hour Trial|
|Origin Access Premier (PC)||September 19th||15 euros per month||full version|
|Preorder Ultimate and Champions Edition (PC, Xbox One, PS4||24th of September||20-30 euros more than the Standard Edition||full version|
Do not you feel like subscriptions or trade fair visits? A few days before release, you can visit dealers in your area. Sometimes video games are sold even before the release date. Maybe you’re lucky and play on the 25th or 26th of September.
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