FIFA 2023, more space for women’s football and cross-play: release date and news

FIFA 23 is getting closer and closer. EA Sports has announced the official release date of the video game, scheduled for September 30th in the Standard version and three days earlier for the Ultimate Edition. Many innovations introduced to launch what will be the last collaboration with the International Football Federation: more space for women’s football, new cross-play modes and a new technology in HyperMotion 2 that will guarantee a more realistic gaming experience than that. of past editions of the videogame.

FIFA 23 and women’s football

Already from the graphic presentation of the videogame it is clear EA Sports’ intent to give greater relevance to women’s football. FIFA 23 will come out with double covers, one with Kylian Mbappé and one with Chelsea striker Sam Kerr. There will be the possibility to run on the field not only of the men’s soccer world cup in Qatar but also of the women’s one in Australia and New Zealand, which will be available at a later time with a free update. Added to this is the inclusion of more official women’s leagues, the Division 1 Arkema and the Barclays Women’s Super League. Navin Singh, FA commercial director, said he was “delighted” with the entry of the new women’s club competitions in FIFA 23: “The additional visibility that a global brand like EA will offer to our league, teams and players – she said. – cannot be underestimated “.

FIFA 23, cross-play

There are also new cross-play features, which will allow players to take advantage of different modes depending on the platform used. The Xbox Series X | S Stadia and PC and PlayStation 5 versions of the game will be compatible with each other. Those for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One will be able to play together, but only with each other. No cross-play possible for Nintendo Switch.

HyperMotion 2 technology and other innovations

FIFA 23 will be even more realistic than previous editions, thanks to the new HyperMotion 2 technology and the FIFA 23 physics system, which – explains EA Sports – have “unlocked a series of new features that make the game experience more engaging than ever. “. There are also new dribbling and training systems.