FIFA 22: All you need to know about the game - Release Date, New Features, Commentators & Lot More

French forward Kylian Mbappe, who plays for Paris Saint Germain, will feature on the cover of FIFA 22.

Rohan GulatyAuthor

Updated - 24 August 2021 11:10 PM


The popular football game - FIFA - is set to release this year with some exciting modifications which is why the fans just cannot wait for it's launch. The 29th installment i.e. FIFA 2022 is scheduled to release on October 1, 2021 on Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles. The enhanced versions for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S and Google Stadia will be released later.

While the official launch of the game is still more than a month away, the beta version of the game has already been released across the globe on the following dates:

August 13 - United States, Canada and South Korea

August 14 - Brazil and Portugal

August 15 - Turkey

August 16 - Rest of the world

New features in FIFA 22

The most fascinating part of every other FIFA installment is the fact that there are new and advanced technologies used to enhance the game-play. Something very similar is on the cards this time around with some extremely eye-catching features included in the game.

Some of the new features that have been added in FIFA 22 are:

1. Goalkeeper Rewrite - A new system has been introduced to ensure better reflexes and shot-stopping by goalkeepers by using the positioning personality of goalkeepers across the globe.

2. True Ball Physics - Factors like speed, swerve, air drag, air resistance, ground friction and rolling friction will be taken into account to give the game a more real-time touch while playing.

3. Explosive Sprint - Players will have have more control over the speed and acceleration which could help them in one-on-one situations while attacking and defending.

4. New Attacking Tactics - Players will also have an option to set up their own tactics on either half of the pitch, where they could use various alternatives to set up their team.

List of commentators in FIFA 22

As per the reports, the final list of commentators for FIFA 22 (across various languages and game modes) is as follows:

Name LanguageGame Modes
Alan SmithEnglishAll
Derek RaeEnglishAll
Lee DixonEnglishUEFA Champions League
Alex ScottEnglishAll
Stewart RobsonEnglishAll
Alan McInallyEnglishAll (In-game score updates)
Nira JuanraSpanishAll
Frank BuschmannGermanAll
Wolff-Christoph FussGermanAll
Esther SedlaczekGermanCareer & UEFA Champions League
Lele AdaniItalianAll
Pierluigi PardoItalianAll

Fans can pre-order FIFA 22

With the launch scheduled for October 1, players can pre-order FIFA 22 on the official website of EA Sports. From 4 days early access to 4600 FIFA points, various perks are on offer for fans who pre-order the game. The prices for PS version are as follows:

PS4 (Standard Edition) - ₹3999

PS5 (Standard Edition) - ₹4499

PS4 and PS5 (Ultimate Edition) - ₹6499


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