While many believe the game will arrive on launch day for the new consoles, it looks like FIFA 21 won’t see the light of day, at least its versions optimized for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series, until December 4.
Electronic Arts even revealed it in their FAQ, which explains everything players need to know about the free update to the game. On the technical side, FIFA 21 for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series will, as expected, get a lot of loading. faster, but also improvements in rendering, lighting and animations. Not enough to satisfy lovers of technical details for the moment.
However, there are some important things you need to know about transferring progress from one console generation to the next, as it won’t affect all game modes.
“Any progress or content you enter in FIFA 21 Ultimate Team (including players, items, credits, FIFA points, game reports and leaderboards), as well as progress in Volta Football will be transferred from PlayStation 4 to PlayStation 5, and vice versa, and Xbox One for Xbox Series X and vice versa. Progress in all other modes, including online seasons, co-op seasons, career mode, and pro clubs will be game specific. console you’re playing on, and it won’t be transferable between consoles, ”says Electronic Arts.
FIFA 21 for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series only from December 4
And contrary to what you might think, FIFA 21 is not among the games that support Microsoft Smart Delivery, so the process is strictly the same between the two console families.
“If you plan to buy a next-gen console without a disc drive, you need to purchase a digital version of FIFA 21 to benefit from the new version, as physical discs cannot be used on consoles without a drive,” se Electronic Arts recalls in your FAQ.
Most surprisingly, we won’t find any physical copies of FIFA 21 on tablets for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X | S until December 4. Electronic Arts says these editions will only be available digitally, on PlayStation Store and Microsoft Store, which is still a small surprise, even though we know that download sales are starting to increase, which is not the case. ‘is not. trivial for a game as popular as this.
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