FIFA 21 Countdown: Latest News, Reveal Trailer, Key Dates, Road Map, Rumoured Features and Announcements

With FIFA 21 confirmed to be arriving on schedule this year, it’s time to start looking at all the confirmed news and announcements that arrive in the lead up to the highly anticipated new season of FIFA!

Eyes are locked on EA as begin to fans speculate what new features and improvements will be added to the upcoming title.

We'll be counting down the days with the latest news, rumours, leaks and more right here!

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Latest News

Official Reveal Trailer Coming Thursday - 21st July

As found in the code by @FUTDonk, the official reveal for FIFA 21 is coming on Thursday 23rd July - the same day as the Xbox Games Showcase!

Cover Stars Revealed? - 21st July

The cover stars have been potentially revealed early including Kylian Mbappe, Trent Alexander Arnold, Erling Haaland and Joao Felix as the cover stars.

However, these could be the league ambassadors.

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Photo via @FUTDonk

Emojis Featuring In FIFA 21 Hashtags - 21st July

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Release Date

FIFA will be releasing on the 9th October 2020 according to steam!

This means that Champions/Ultimate edition will allow you to play on the 6th October and EA Access should be available by the 2nd October.

Pre-orders are available now here.

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FIFA 21 News

FIFA 21 has been confirmed to arrive on PS5 and Xbox Series X - any progress on Volta and FUT 21 will carry over to the next-generation version.

Not only that, but buying the game once will give you dual entitlement, so you won't need to buy the game a second time. This is only applicable if you upgrade to the next console in the same family i.e. Xbox One to Xbox Series X or PS4 to PS5.

Your next-generation version of the game, acquired by dual entitlement, will be digital-only.


FIFA 21 Key Dates And Road Map

Here are a set of key dates for FIFA 21, based off what we know and last year's FIFA 20 reveal:

  • Initial Announcement - 11th June 2020
  • EA Play Reveal - 18th June 2020
  • Cover Star Reveal - July 2020
  • New Features And Information - July 2020
  • Gameplay - August 2020
  • Career Mode - August 2020
  • VOLTA Football - August 2020
  • Pro Clubs - August 2020
  • Ultimate Team - August 2020
  • BETA - August 2020
  • Demo - Early-September 2020
  • Web App - Mid-September 2020
  • Phone App - Later September 2020
  • Early Access - 1st October 2020
  • Champion/Ultimate Edition Release - 6th October 2020
  • Standard Game Release - 9th October 2020


More information, reveals and news will no doubt pop up during this busy period as well.

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