FIFA 22 will be heading to consoles later this year, which means that it is time to start thinking about which club you wish to manage!
Career Mode has been a staple part of the FIFA titles since its inception in FIFA '04 and we are looking to EA to deliver a belter this year.
Here is everything you need to know about FIFA 22's Career Mode as we count down towards the launch of the next football sim.
Latest News - Career Mode Deep Dive
FIFA 22's Career Mode Deep Dive has arrived, which means we now know more about the new features heading to the longstanding mode.
Here are the key takeaways.
Create Your Club
For those playing the traditional form of career mode, you will now have the opportunity to create your own club.
You will be in charge of absolutely everything that goes on within your club, from the designing of the badge, kit and stadium to the objectives set by the board.
You will also have full control of your finances too, so whether you want to start with a minimal budget and work your way up or come in hot with a transfer kitty to dwarf Manchester City and PSG, the choice is yours.
You can see an example of how your board prorities will work within the Create Your Club mode below.
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The Player Career mode has been completely revamped heading into FIFA 22.
For the first time in history you will be able to come on as a substitute during the match, which reflects the real life struggles of a youngster trying to break into the first team.
You will also be able to know exactly what your manager thinks of your performance with the all new Manager Rating system.
You will have specific match objectives set ahead of each game, complete them and you will be in the managers good books. But if you fail to do so, you will find yourself back on the bench or potentially even on the transfer list.
There is no margin for error in FIFA 22!
The transfer negotiations will look more realistic than ever before thanks to a new cinematic sequence added by the visuals team at EA Sports.
You can see the new cinematics in action below.
Career Mode fanatics will be very familiar with the soothing, Scottish tones of Alan McInally.
The former Celtic and Aston Villa man has been the go-to expert around the grounds for as long as we can remember, but he won't feature in FIFA 22.
EA have instead opted for former Lionesses' favourite Alex Scott as their new voice from around the grounds.
You can find out more about the FIFA 22 commentary team by heading here.
Online Career Mode
Online Career Mode was one of the hottest rumours circulating around the FIFA community ahead of the release of FIFA 22.
However following on from the release of the Career Mode Pitch Notes, it looks as though that we'll have to keep on dreaming on that front.
There has been no word on an Online Career Mode of any sorts, and though we can't rule it out for future releases, it's very unlikely that we will see it in FIFA 22.
The official release of FIFA 22 on all platforms is scheduled for Friday, October 1st.
Career Mode Beta Access
Whether we see an online mode or not, those who gain access to the FIFA 22 Beta will be the first to give Career Mode a spin.
As always there is no way to guarantee yourself a spot on the closed beta, FIFA fans who opt into EA emails will be randomly selected to play the game early.
It's expected that the FIFA 22 Beta will land at some point in late August, with the beta rumoured to have arrived in the PlayStation store already.
EA Sports are expected to deliver a minimum of 30 leagues for FIFA 22 users to delve into.
As always, the top four leagues in England will be available, which gives players the chance to pick their minnow and work them all the way to the Champions League.
The Serie A will remain available, although there will be some noticeable absentees after EA's rivals Konami continued their heist of exclusive deals over in Italy.