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Review: FIFA 22 is the best of the bunch, even if it barely raises the bar

Unless you love Career mode, EA’s latest instalment will feel very familiar

Creative Director
Matt Prior
Key Credits
Jeff Antwi (Volta producer), Mike Barnucz (FUT producer)

FIFA 22 is the best in the series to date, even if its revamped animation isn't as revolutionary as billed. As a standalone title it's fantastic, even though avid players will likely feel that changes are negligible compared to last year.

  • Improved animations make it the best-looking FIFA, but only just
  • Career mode is greatly improved
  • FUT tweaks means players are required to commit less time
  • Division Rivals and FUT Champions have more convoluted structures
  • It still feels very familiar for hardcore players
4 / 5
Version tested
Xbox Series X | S
Review: FIFA 22 is the best of the bunch, even if it barely raises the bar
Creative Director
Matt Prior
Key Credits
Jeff Antwi (Volta producer), Mike Barnucz (FUT producer)

FIFA 22 is the best in the series to date, even if its revamped animation isn't as revolutionary as billed. As a standalone title it's fantastic, even though avid players will likely feel that changes are negligible compared to last year.

  • Improved animations make it the best-looking FIFA, but only just
  • Career mode is greatly improved
  • FUT tweaks means players are required to commit less time
  • Division Rivals and FUT Champions have more convoluted structures
  • It still feels very familiar for hardcore players
4 / 5
Version tested
Xbox Series X | S