The FIFA 23 The World Cup 2022 game mode is available now as an update at no additional cost. Fifa 23 fans can play as any of the 32 qualifying nations in a complete recreation of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, from the opening game to the final game.
Fans will be able to play in a variety of game modes, including Fifa World Cup: Live, Your Fifa World Cup, as well as participate in a variety of new Fifa Ultimate Team campaigns.
From November 21 through December 18, Fifa World Cup: Live, an EA Sports World Cup experience, will be available only to players on Fifa 23. This live experience will update during the group and knockout stages of the tournament, allowing players to follow along with authentic fixtures and teams for every game. Additionally, fans can rewrite history live, changing the outcome of any past match and re-imagining the outcome in real time.
EA has also released 12 new digital covers of the FIFA World Cup, with Fifa 23 Cover Star Kylian Mbappé and soccer icon Zinédine Zidane highlighting the French regional coverage.
“I am delighted to be featured on the special edition FIFA World Cup cover for Fifa 23, alongside French and footballing legend Zinedine Zidane,” said Kylian Mbappé. “He was someone I always looked up to and aspired to be like, and now being on the cover with him is a real honor.”
Regional covers in other parts of the world include Jude Bellingham/David Beckham (England), Christian Pulisic/Clint Dempsey (USA), Kai Havertz/Rudi Völler (Germany), Pedri/Xabi Alonso (Spain), Joao Felix /Luis Figo (Portugal) and more.
Unique holiday offers enhance the Fifa Ultimate Team experience, with all-new FUT campaigns released from November 11 through December 23, bringing players closer to the action like never before. There will also be live items that will receive progression buffs based on each nation’s progress along the journey. Authentic team kits, stadium kits, visuals, match balls, dedicated commentary and more will transport fans to the final crowning of the world champion. Additionally, fans who play Fifa 23 by January 3, 2023 will receive two Fifa WorldCup Story Makers to add to their Fifa Ultimate Team.
Launching throughout the “World Cup Path to Glory” event, which runs from November 11-23, FUT fans can look forward to 30 unique World Cup heroes, presented in a custom hero shell World Cup themed.
Until November 19, fans can vote for who will win it all with the FIFA World Cup predictor on EA.com. By making a prediction linked to their EA Account, fans will receive three limited-time FIFA World Cup Player Items✝ to add to their squad in Fifa 23 Ultimate Team.
Fifa 23 is available on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, PC, PS4 and Xbox One.