FIFA 23 review: EA's final FIFA collaboration is more immersive, realistic and wacky than ever

FourFourTwo's FIFA 23 review: EA's officially-branded swansong features upgraded gameplay and a host of enjoyable little updates

FIFA 23 review
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FourFourTwo Verdict

The most immersive and bonkers FIFA game yet, featuring new gameplay physics to grapple with and scores of fun new touches to keep you entertained


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    Gameplay feels noticeably better

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    Range of different game modes

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    New Fifa Ultimate Team options


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    New defending will take some getting used to

This FIFA 23 review was carried out on PS5. FourFourTwo will be adding more content around FIFA 23 in the coming days. 

Cue the music... roll the credits. This, ladies and gentleman is the end of an era. The latest instalment of EA's juggernaut football sim franchise, FIFA 23, also represents the last in the series as we know it. Following a to-do with FIFA, EA will be going it alone next year, with the dubiously-titled EA Sports FC. So for one last time, let's switch on those controllers and get stuck in. 

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Ed McCambridge
Staff Writer

Ed is a staff writer at FourFourTwo, working across the magazine and website. A German speaker, he’s been working as a football reporter in Berlin since 2015, predominantly covering the Bundesliga and Germany's national team. Favourite FFT features include an exclusive interview with Jude Bellingham following the youngster’s move to Borussia Dortmund in 2020, a history of the Berlin Derby since the fall of the Wall and a celebration of Kevin Keegan’s playing career.