FIFA 23 Preload & Unlock Times Explained

FIFA 23 Preload & Unlock Times Explained

Get all the info on the preload and unlock times for FIFA 23.

In the day and age of digital media, knowing exactly when you can start playing your spanking new game can be tricky stuff. Knowing the exact unlock times will help you prepare better, as does knowing when preload actually begins. If you are wondering about FIFA 23 preload and unlock times as the game gets closer to release, we are here to help.

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FIFA 23 Preload Time

Preloading of FIFA 23 is set to begin on Sept. 24. This should apply to all platforms the game is available on, although there might be certain cases where the date might change.

With the FIFA 23 closed beta requiring around 51.19 GB, the actual download size of the full game should be about the same or slightly higher.

FIFA 23 Unlock Time

As is the case in recent years, there will be different timings that FIFA 23 will become playable, depending on the version of the game you have preordered.

For those that are set for the Ultimate Edition, FIFA 23 will unlock on Sept. 27. This also applies to users subscribed to EA Play Pro. Those trying out EA Play Early Access will get a trial period of 10 hours. As for the rest of us, the Standard Edition of FIFA 23 will unlock on Sept. 30 instead.

There hasn’t been any official word on the unlock times just yet, but if past records are to be believed, it will likely be midnight in your particular region.

This should be everything you need to know for when you can preload FIFA 23 and when the game unlocks. Be sure to stick around, as we will definitely have more guides and coverage when the game releases, like important information on the FUT companion app as well as where to find Wrexham AFC in the game.

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