FIFA 21

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EA SPORTS FIFA 21
EA SPORTS FIFA 21 cover
Developers
EA Vancouver
EA Romania
Publishers
Electronic Arts
Engines
Frostbite 3
Release dates
Windows October 9, 2020
Reception
Metacritic 74
OpenCritic 73
IGDB 72
Taxonomy
Microtransactions Currency, Free-to-grind, Infinite spend, Loot box
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Bird's-eye view, Third-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Sports, CCG
Sports Football (Soccer)
Art styles Realistic
Themes Contemporary
Series FIFA
FIFA 21 on HowLongToBeat
FIFA 21 on IGDB
FIFA 21 on MobyGames
FIFA 21 on Wikipedia
FIFA World Cup (series)
FIFA International Soccer 1993
FIFA 96 1995
FIFA 97 1996
FIFA: Road to World Cup 98 1997
FIFA 99 1998
FIFA 2000 1999
FIFA 2001 2000
FIFA Manager (series)
FIFA Football 2002 2001
FIFA Football 2003 2002
FIFA Football 2004 2003
FIFA Football 2005 2004
FIFA 06 2005
FIFA 07 2006
FIFA Online (series)
FIFA 08 2007
FIFA 09 2008
FIFA 10 2009
FIFA 11 2010
FIFA 12 2011
FIFA 13 2012
FIFA 14 2013
FIFA 15 2014
FIFA 16 2015
FIFA 17 2016
FIFA 18 2017
FIFA 19 2018
FIFA 20 2019
FIFA 21 2020
FIFA 22 2021

Key points

Based on the PlayStation 4/Xbox One version. This translates in inferior graphics and missing gameplay enhancements compared to the PlayStation 5/Xbox Series X release.

General information

Official forums
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
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Origin
Champions Edition and Ultimate Edition also available.
Windows
Green Man Gaming
Origin
Champions Edition and Ultimate Edition also available.
Windows
Humble Store
Origin
Champions Edition and Ultimate Edition also available.
Windows
Origin
Origin
Included with EA Play.
Champions Edition and Ultimate Edition included with EA Play Pro.
Windows
Steam
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Origin
Champions Edition and Ultimate Edition also available.
Included with EA Play (Steam)
Windows
All versions require Origin and Denuvo Anti-Tamper DRM.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1313860/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1313860/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Origin
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

Video settings.
Video settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Enabled by default.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Up to 4x MSAA.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Built-in Lock to 30 FPS and Lock to 60 FPS options include Vsync, No limit on FPS turns off Vsync.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input[edit]

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Arabic
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
Czech
Danish
Dutch
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Norwegian
Polish
Portuguese
Brazilian Portuguese
Russian
Spanish
Latin American Spanish
Swedish
Turkish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play

Connection types

Issues unresolved[edit]

Stuttering despite high framerate[edit]

Try to:[1][2]

  • Set 60 FPS cap in the options
  • Leave framerate unlimited, but cap it externally
  • Play in borderless window mode

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

No middleware information; you can edit this page to add it.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3-6100 3.7 GHz
AMD Athlon X4 880K 4.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 50 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 660
AMD Radeon HD 7850
2 GB of VRAM
A 64-bit operating system is required.

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/1313860/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (1313860) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References