How to play FIFA online: You play the series FIFA for some time now and you have always had a lot of fun with the football of Electronic Arts. However, until now you have always played the classic offline modes, never approaching the online ones. Therefore, you would like to take the “big step” but you do not understand how to access this possibility. Don’t worry: I’m here to help you with that!
In fact, in the course of this tutorial I will show you how to play online on FIFA taking into consideration the various platforms on which EA football is available, so as to allow you to proceed without problems regardless of the console or PC in use. I will not fail to provide you with some information on the game modes available online.
What do you say then? Are you ready to compete in FIFA with players from all over the world? In my opinion you can’t wait to test your skills. Come on then, below you will find all the necessary indications to reach your goal. There is nothing left for me to do, except wish you good reading and have fun!
Before going into the details of the procedure on how to play online on FIFAI think you might be interested in learning more about this possibility.
Well, the Electronic Arts football video game series has been focusing on online modegiven that more and more players decide to try their hand at the “climb” to modes such as the popular one FIFA Ultimate Team (FUT)which allows you to create your own team by buying and selling players’ “cards” and competing online with others.
Building a team of a certain level in FUT is not at all easy, but with experience and with some right advice you will surely be able to improve quickly: in this regard, I suggest you consult my tutorials on how to do XP on FIFA, like buy FIFA credits and sniper FIFA, in which I gave you various “tips” on how to get credits to buy packages and players and score some good hits.
Also, on the subject of players, I invite you to read the guides in which I have recommended the best forwards, midfielders and defenders in FIFA. In my tutorial on how to access the FIFA Web app, on the other hand, you will find explained how to manage your team also from a browser, through the special Web panel made available by EA.
Obviously there is not only FUT: each FIFA chapter offers its own modes and, sometimes, EA decides to insert others. I think, for example, of Volta Footballavailable starting from FIFA 20 and reconfirmed for the next one FIFA 21. This mode is a kind of “street football”, which reminded some of the iconic FIFA Street originally released in 2005 and then the subject of a reboot in 2012. There are also the classics Seasons onlinejust to make you understand how many possibilities are offered by the famous football player.
In short, all these modes make the online component of FIFA almost “a separate game” compared to the classic offline modes, so you are very well advised to approach them too; also because they are particularly fun activities to do, perhaps even in the company of their friends, each from their own home.
The aim of this tutorial will therefore be to explain to you in detail how to access the online modes of EA football. It begins!
How to play FIFA online
After quickly showing you some of the main modes available online in FIFA, I’d say it’s time to jump into the action and explain how to access them.
How to play online on FIFA on consoles
FIFA is a very popular game on consoles, so let’s start with PlayStation, Xbox and Switch. I, as a practical example, will explain to you in detail how to play online on FIFA for PS4but in reality the procedures to follow are quite similar on all consoles.
The first step to take, therefore, is to verify that the console is connected to the Internet and that a account for access to the services offered by the same, PlayStation Networkin the case of PS4 / PS5.
So, to configure the console’s connection to the Internet on PS4, you can go to the path Settings> Network> Configure Internet Connection (I suggest you choose the wired connection, via Ethernet cable, which ensures greater stability and therefore less lag), while to create a PlayStation Network account (if you don’t already have one) you can start from the path Settings> Account Management> Sign in to PlayStation Network and select the option New to PlayStation Network? Create an account.
The system will guide you to the console and account configuration through simple instructions that will appear on the screen, but if you have any doubts you can refer to my guide on how to access PlayStation Network, in which I have explained in detail all the steps to be taken.
Once your connection and account are set up correctly, you can sign up for a PlayStation Plus subscriptionopening the PlayStation Store (the shopping bag icon on the main console screen), by selecting the item PlayStation Plus on the left and pressing the button Sign up or renew your membership.
Usually one is available 14 day free trial for those who have never signed up, while the subscription price of 1 month is 8.99 euros, that of 3 months of 24.99 euros and that of 12 months of 59.99 euros. Obviously, a payment method valid between credit card and PayPal.
For all the details of the case, I recommend that you consult my tutorials on how to activate PlayStation Plus and how to pay on PlayStation Store.
Once you’ve got everything set up correctly, just boot up FIFA and accept the conditions of use that appear on the screen. After that, all you have to do is move to the tab ONLINEusually found on the main page of the game, and start one of the modality available.
Obviously, come on Xbox One the procedure to follow is similar, although in that case the tutorials to refer to are those on how to connect Xbox to the Internet, how to create an Xbox Live account and how to get Xbox Live Gold for free.
If you are, however, wondering how to play online on FIFA for Nintendo SwitchI suggest you take a look at my guide on how to play online with Nintendo Switch, in which I explained everything there is to know on the subject.
How to play online on FIFA for PC
How do you say? You usually play FIFA from computer and would you like to know more about this platform? No problem, I’ll immediately explain what you need to know on the subject.
In this case, it is not necessary to take out a subscription to play online, as the PC world works like this: practically all games have online features that are accessible for free.
Put simply, if you have already downloaded the game, perhaps following my tutorial on how to download FIFA, and you are using it offline, all you have to do is start the game, move to the tab ONLINE and choose the modality to play, as your EA Account is already set up.
Of course, your computer needs to have one working internet connection and you may have to accept the conditions of use, if this is your first time using online modes. For the rest, if you have any doubts you can refer to my guide on how to solve connection problems.
How to play online on FIFA for smartphones and tablets
Another platform that does not require any type of subscription to play Electronic Arts football online is the one for mobile devicesi.e. smartphones and tablets.
However, in this case it is not the “classic” chapter, since the version for mobile devices is a separate game, different from the one available on consoles and PCs.
In any case, this title freeknown simply as FIFA Soccer and available through the Android Play Store or theApp Store for iPhone and iPadis able to provide a good pastime by ways such as Division Rivals.
To play this title online, just start it, select the modality you want to play and start the matchmaking. In short, playing FIFA online is not very difficult, you just need to know the various platforms.
How to play online with friends in FIFA
As for playing online with your friends, you should know that in reality the procedure is not very complex, once the device and account are set up correctly.
In fact, all you have to do is simply enter the modality that you want to play with your friend e invite him, waiting for you to accept your invitation. Of course, he also needs to have the game and have everything configured to play online, just like you did.
There are several interesting possibilities, but if you want to learn more about the subject I recommend you consult my tutorial on how to play 2vs2 online on FIFA, as well as the one on how to play FIFA on PS4 with two.
For the rest, since you are a fan of Electronic Arts football, I would recommend that you take a look at the page of my site dedicated to FIFA, where you can find many other tutorials that could be for you.
For example, if you want some advice on gameplay, I invite you to check out my tutorial on how to improve on FIFA.