With EA dropping the FIFA title for the first time, a new football game is set to take its place — EA Sports FC 24. Aiming to keep everything that players have grown to love about FIFA, including Ultimate Team, EA FC 24 will be a natural progression for fans of the sport.
There are two release dates to be aware of when it comes to EA FC 24: standard release and early access. The date and time that you'll be able to play EA FC 24 will depend on which version of the game you've pre-ordered or intend to purchase. Below, provide a countdown for each edition's release time, as well as list all of the live times for the global regions.
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EA FC 24 Early Access Release Time Countdown
If you've pre-ordered EA Sports FC 24 Ultimate Edition, you'll receive up to seven days early access. Given that the standard edition of EA FC 24 launches on September 29, 2023, Ultimate Edition owners will be able to play from September 22, 2023. Depending on your region, EA FC 24 will go live in early access at these times:
- 9 P.M. PT (September 21)
- 12 A.M. ET
- 1 A.M. BRT
- 5 A.M. BST
Given that this is an early access period, rather than a blanket global release, the access times are dependent on your region. Those in the US on PT time will be able to access the game at 9 P.M. on Sept. 21. While those on ET and BST time will access it on Sept. 22.
EA FC 24 Global Release Time Countdown
If you've pre-ordered ES Sports FC 24 Standard Edition, or are planning on purchasing the game on day one, then you can expect the game to go live at these times:
- 12 A.M. (midnight) September 29, 2023: All Regions
Thankfully, there's not much to think about. Regardless of your region, EA FC 24 will go live at 12 a.m. (midnight) local time. To help you keep tabs, we've provided a countdown:
That's all you need to know about the release times for EA Sports FC 24, for both early access and global releases. Looking for more info ahead of launch? Check out our guides for FC Points and transferring FUT Points.