Can you preload EA FC 24 on Xbox, PlayStation & PC?

Can you preload EA FC 24 on Xbox, PlayStation & PC?
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Harry Boulton

Published 

18th Sep 2023 16:08

Football fans everywhere will want to know if you can preload EA FC 24 on Xbox, PlayStation, and PC, as being able to do so would avoid the stress of downloading and let you play as soon as the game goes live.

Time is certainly money when it comes to EA FC, as the seemingly endless wait of downloading could instead be spent grinding away at the transfer market or jumping into some Division Rivals games. Having the option to preload the game would avoid that hassle though, and we've got all of the latest details right here to keep you in the know.

So, continue reading to find out everything we know so far about a potential EA FC 24 preload, as you'll want to stay as prepared as possible if you're on Xbox, PlayStation, or PC.

EA FC 24 preload start date & time

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We finally have information regarding the EA FC 24 preload, so check out the details below to learn when you can start downloading for each console:

Console Preload date
PC (via Steam, EA App) Preload available right now
Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One Preload available right now
PS5, PS4 September 20, 2023
Nintendo Switch Preload not available

PC and Xbox users can get prepped straight away as the EA FC 24 preload is available for them right now, whereas PlayStation players will have to wait until September 20 for the privilege - which might also coincide with the web app release date too.

With seven days of early access in EA FC 24 available for Ultimate Edition holders, this date is historically earlier than usual - and holders of the Standard Edition could be given more time than ever before to get ready for their release date.

How to preload EA FC 24

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All you need to do to preload EA FC 24 on your console or PC is head to your platform's game library and select the 'download' option once it becomes available. If you have purchased the game on a PC via Steam, you can preload the game through your Steam Library or the EA App, whichever one you prefer.

While the PS5 and PS4 preload has not become available yet for EA FC 24, it will likely follow the exact same process. We will update you if it works differently though, so make sure to check back here if you're confused.

That wraps up everything we currently know about the EA FC 24 preload though, giving you all of the latest details so you can prepare for when the game fully releases.

Don't miss all of the latest content on our EA FC homepage, and find out how to use the EA FC 24 New Zealand trick here to play even earlier.

Harry Boulton
About the author
Harry Boulton
Harry is a Guides Writer at GGRecon, having completed a Masters of Research degree in Film Studies. Previously a freelance writer for PCGamesN, The Loadout, and Red Bull Gaming, he loves playing a wide variety of games from the Souls series to JRPGs, Counter-Strike, and EA FC. When not playing or writing about games and hardware, you're likely to find him watching football or listening to Madonna and Kate Bush.
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