Here’s what you need to know about the third edition of the upcoming FIFA 21 release, including what unique perks it has and more
FIFA 21 will be available to fans on October 9, 2020 and avid gamers have already been getting their hands on Early Access to get their first glimpse of EA Sports’ newest instalment.
A teaser trailer was released to give a glimpse of what’s in store in the new game, with three editions available to buy: Standard, Champions and Ultimate.
Contents What is the FIFA 21 Ultimate Edition? How much does the FIFA 21 Ultimate Edition cost to buy? When and how can I pre-order FIFA 21 Ultimate Edition? What features does the FIFA 21 Ultimate Edition have? How do the FIFA 21 editions compare? What is the FIFA 21 Ultimate Edition?
The Ultimate Edition of FIFA 21 is a special version of the game that is jam-packed with new features and perks, such as more FUT packs.
It is one of three editions of FIFA 21, along with the standard edition and the Champions Edition.
The edition takes its name from the popular FIFA Ultimate Team (FUT).
While the basic game is the same across the three editions, each will have its own bespoke imagery with Kylian Mbappe as the cover star.
How much does the FIFA 21 Ultimate Edition cost?
FIFA 21 Ultimate Edition can be pre-ordered for £89.99 in the UK or $99.99 in the US.
Early Access subscribers could get it at a discounted price of £81.99 in the UK or $89.99 in the US – 10 per cent off.
The Ultimate Edition is £30 more expensive than the standard edition in the UK, which costs £59.99. That’s $40 more than the standard edition in the US, which costs $59.99.
When and how can I pre-order FIFA 21 Ultimate Edition?
You can pre-order the FIFA 21 Ultimate Edition right now, before release on October 9.
Click on the relevant console for more details on pre-ordering.
What features does the FIFA 21 Ultimate Edition have?
If you purchase the Ultimate Edition of FIFA 21, you will receive the following perks:
Ultimate Edition features Limited-time bonus — An untradeable FUT 21 Ones to Watch item 3 days of early access Up to 24 Rare Gold Packs, 2 per week for 12 weeks Cover Star Loan Item, for 5 FUT matches Career Mode Homegrown Talent — A local youth prospect with world-class potential. FUT Ambassador Player Pick — Choose 1 of 3 player items for 3 FUT matches. Special Edition FUT Kits and stadium items
FIFA 21 Ultimate Edition is a bit pricier than the Standard Edition and the Champions Edition, but will appeal to those who enjoy playing Ultimate Team.
Mbappe graces the cover of the Ultimate Edition, in addition to the Standard and Champions Editions – a change from earlier FIFA traditions in which each version had a different star.
How do the FIFA 21 editions compare? Feature Standard Edition Champions Edition Ultimate Edition Early Access No Three days early access Three days early access FUT Packs Up to 3 Rare Gold Packs Up to 12 Rare Gold Packs Up to 24 Rare Gold Packs Career Mode Homegrown talent No Yes Yes Cover star loan item Yes Yes Yes FUT ambassador player pick Yes Yes Yes Special edition FUT kits & Stadium Items Yes Yes Yes Untradeable FUT 21 Ones to Watch Item No No Yes (pre-order by Aug 14)
You can see a breakdown of what each edition offers in the table above.