FIFA 21 Editions Comparison – Standard, Champions, Ultimate & Legacy

EA SPORTS release multiple versions of new game titles, and each edition offers something different (when pre-ordered). Our FIFA 21 editions comparison guide breaks down each version of the game and details exactly what you will get.

FIFA 21 Pre-Order Benefits for Each Version

Please note – in order to receive the full benefits from each FIFA 21 edition, the game must be pre-ordered (ordered before release). This will ensure that you receive all weekly Ultimate Team packs.

Furthermore, thanks to EA’s Dual Entitlement program, if you purchase FIFA 21 for the PS4 or Xbox One, you will be entitled to a free upgrade to make your game compatible with the PS5 or Xbox Series X console.

Standard Edition

The FIFA 21 Standard Edition will be available worldwide from October 9, 2020. This is the cheapest full version of the game, costing £59.99* / $59.99* (£53.99* / $53.99* for EA Access members). It is available for PlayStation, Xbox and PC.

  • Up to 3 Rare Gold Packs (1 per week for 3 weeks)
  • Kylian Mbappé Loan Item for 5 FUT matches
  • FUT Ambassador Loan Item – Pick 1 of 3 player items (Trent Alexander-Arnold, João Félix, Erling Haaland) for 3 FUT matches
  • Special Edition FUT Kits and stadium items

Champions Edition

The FIFA 21 Champions Edition will be available worldwide from October 6, 2020. This is the middle version of the game, costing £79.99* / $79.99* (£71.99* / $71.99* for EA Access members). It is available for PlayStation, Xbox and PC.

  • 3 days early access
  • Up to 12 Rare Gold Packs (1 per week for 12 weeks)
  • Kylian Mbappé Loan Item for 5 FUT matches
  • Career Mode Homegrown Talent – Local youth prospect with world-class potential
  • FUT Ambassador Loan Item – Pick 1 of 3 player items (Trent Alexander-Arnold, João Félix, Erling Haaland) for 3 FUT matches
  • Special Edition FUT Kits and stadium items

Ultimate Edition

The FIFA 21 Ultimate Edition will be available worldwide from October 6, 2020. This is the most expensive version of the game, costing £89.99* / $99.99* (£80.99* / $89.99* for EA Access members). It is available for PlayStation, Xbox and PC.

  • 3 days early access
  • Up to 24 Rare Gold Packs (2 per week for 12 weeks)
  • Kylian Mbappé Loan Item for 5 FUT matches
  • Career Mode Homegrown Talent – Local youth prospect with world-class potential
  • FUT Ambassador Loan Item – Pick 1 of 3 player items (Trent Alexander-Arnold, João Félix, Erling Haaland) for 3 FUT matches
  • Special Edition FUT Kits and stadium items
  • Untradable guaranteed Ones to Watch FUT item (only if ordered by August 14, 2020)

Legacy Edition (Nintendo Switch)

The FIFA 21 Legacy Edition for Nintendo Switch will be available worldwide from October 9, 2020. It is priced at £44.99* / $49.99*.

Unfortunately, Nintendo Switch users will not receive any new game modes or changes to gameplay. However, this version of the game will be updated with all the latest kits and squad updates for the 2020/21 football season.

Which of the above FIFA 21 editions are you buying this year? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.

*Some retailers may offer different pricing. Unless stated, prices are subject to change.

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David has been a passionate video gamer his entire life and has owned and played most gaming consoles since his early childhood. He has over nine years experience writing about video games and is a well known FIFA Ultimate Team expert and 'FUT Founder'. As well as providing insight on all the latest FIFA Ultimate Team news, David has a history of creating extremely effective in-depth guides on how to make FUT coins. He founded and created UltimateTeamUK in 2011 and has previously worked as the 'Head of FIFA' at the popular esports company, Dexerto.

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