FIFA 21 owners can look forward to playing the PS5 and Xbox Series X / S versions of the game on 4 December 2020. EA Games announced that the popular football game will launch on the next-gen consoles and offer a range of enhancements that take advantage of the hardware. In addition, players who own the PS4 and Xbox One versions cn upgrade to the next-gen editions at no extra cost.
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EA Sports says this feature called “Dual Entitlement” relates to the licence access to the next-gen versions of the game. The official blog post reads;
[perfectpullquote align=”full” bordertop=”false” cite=”” link=”” color=”#C933FF” class=”” size=”21″]If you buy a physical copy of the game on PlayStation 4 or Xbox One, you’ll be able to download and play FIFA 21 on PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X|S from the PlayStation Store or Microsoft Store for free* once the game releases.
Buy a digital copy of of the game on PlayStation 4 or Xbox One, your copy of FIFA 21 on PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X|S will be bundled with the PlayStation 4 or Xbox One copy, and you’ll be able to download and play FIFA 21 from the PlayStation Store or Microsoft Store for free* once it releases on December 4th.
If you buy a physical copy of FIFA 21 on PlayStation 4 or Xbox One and upgrade to a discless PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series S, you will need to contact EA support at help.ea.com to validate your purchase using your account information to receive your free* upgrade.
Keep in mind that EA is only offering this free FIFA 21 PS5 and Xbox Series X upgrade for a limited time. The post states that the offer expires at the launch of 22. In short, you have until sometime late next year to take advantage of the free upgrade.