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How to Gameshare FIFA 23 + FAQs

FIFA 23 is here, and you may want to play with your friends, but they don’t own the game. We have you covered!

Gamesharing is one of the best ways to save money. You can go 50/50 on the cost of a game with your friend or you can gift the game to them for no cost.

It will let you and your friend play against each other in Ultimate Team or Head-To-Head. You can also play alongside each other in Pro Clubs or Co-Op.

Here is everything you will need to know about how to gameshare FIFA 23 on Playstation or Xbox.

Gameshare FIFA 23 for Pro Clubs

Does Gameshare Work for FIFA 23?

Yes, gamesharing will work for FIFA 23.

There are no restrictions on gamesharing for FIFA 23, so you can use this feature to play the game on two on multiple consoles.

How to Gameshare FIFA 23 On PS4/PS5 & Xbox One/Xbox Series X|S

Here is a guide on how to gameshare on each console, provided you have the login details to the account with the purchased game.

Playstation 4

  • Turn on your PS4 and hold down the PS button to bring up the User Selection screen.
  • Select “Switch User” then select New User from the listed options.
  • Sign in to the account with FIFA 23 already purchased.
  • Make the account with the game the Primary console on the console of the person without the game.
  • To do this go to Settings > Account Management > Activate as Your Primary PlayStation 4. 
Playstation Primary Account location
  •  Select Activate.
  • Now go to the game library.
  • Download FIFA 23 onto the console.
  • Once you have downloaded the game, you can sign out of the original owner’s account and launch FIFA 23 from your personal account.

Playstation 5

  • Turn on the PlayStation 5.
    • It should bring you to a menu where you will select a user. If it does not then:
      • Hold down the PS button on your controller.
      • Select your PS profile picture and then “Switch User”
  • From the User Select Menu, select “Add User.”
  • Now sign into the PSN account that you wish to gameshare from with FIFA 23.
  • Head to the top menu of the PS5 and click on the gear icon to bring up the Settings.
  • Scroll down and select “Users and Accounts”. From the options there, select “Other.
  • Head to the option “Console Sharing and Offline Play”
PS5 Console sharing location
  • From here you need to select “Enable”.
  • Now, you can head to the game library and download FIFA 23 onto your console.
  • Once you have downloaded the game, you can sign out of the original owner’s account and launch FIFA 23 from your personal account
PS5 console sharing enable

Remember, the account that originally owned the game will not be able to access the game on any other account on their console.

Xbox One

  • Turn on the Xbox One and log into your Xbox Live Account.
  • Press the Xbox button then on the menu go to the far right option “Profile & System” and select “Add or Switch.”
  • From here, scroll to the very bottom and interact with “Add New.”
  • Input the account information from the person that you wish to gameshare with.
  • Verify that both accounts are added to the Xbox One system.
  • Login to the account with FIFA 23.
Xbox sign in screen
  • Hold the Xbox button and navigate to “Profile & System” again.
  • From here, select “Settings”.
  • Now you’ll want to head into General and select Personalization.
  • Here, scroll down to My Home Xbox and then select “Make This My Home Xbox.”
  • Go to My Games & Apps > Ready to Install where you should see a list of all games available to install including FIFA 23.
  • Once you have downloaded the game, you can sign out of the original owner’s account and launch FIFA 23 from your personal account.

Xbox Series X & S

  • Turn on your Xbox Series X or Series S and log into your Xbox Live Account.
  • Press the Xbox button then on the menu go to the far right option “Profile & System” and select “Add or Switch”.
  • From here, scroll to the very bottom and interact with “Add New.”
  • Input the account information from the person that you wish to gameshare with.
  • Login to the account with FIFA 23.
  • Hold the Xbox button and navigate to “Profile & System” again.
  • From here, select “Settings”.
  • Now you’ll want to head into General and select Personalization.
  • Here, scroll down to My Home Xbox and then select “Make This My Home Xbox.”
My home Xbox location
  • Go to My Games & Apps > Ready to Install where you should see a list of all games available to install including FIFA 23.
  • Once you have downloaded the game, you can sign out of the original owner’s account and launch FIFA 23 from your personal account.

Can I Gameshare FIFA 23 EA Play 10-Hour Trial?

Unfortunately, you cannot gameshare the FIFA 23 110-Hour trial from EA Play.

Each account with an active EA Play subscription gets access to the FIFA 23 EA Play trial. You will not be able to access the trial on your account by using someone else’s subscription

Can I Gameshare FIFA 23’s Ultimate Edition bonuses?

While FIFA 23 may be shared, the bonuses can only be claimed by the account that the game was purchased on.

Will Playstation Plus and Xbox Live Gold be Gameshared?

By following the steps outlined above, Playstation Plus or Xbox Live Gold will also be shared if the account that originally owned the game has those subscriptions.

Why is FIFA 23 Locked When I Gameshare?

FIFA 23 is locked since it won’t be available until after midnight on September 30 (or September 27 for Early Access) in your preferred time zone.

It could also be locked as you have not set the console as your “Primary Playstation”, enabled console sharing, or set the console as your “Home Xbox”.

Is Gamesharing Against the Rules?

According to both Xbox and Playstation, gamesharing is perfectly acceptable to do.

Playstation publicly tweeted, stating it is not against the Terms of Service to gameshare.

They also have a feature on the PS5 named Console Sharing and Offline Play in Settings making it easier to gameshare.

Meanwhile, Xbox has a support thread on gamesharing where they explain what you can and can’t gameshare.

Once you have successfully gameshared, you and your friend will be able to play together and listen to the complete FIFA 23 soundtrack.

Share your thoughts, or ask a question:
Comments 3

Julian

Friday 30th of September 2022

I have an xbox series s and my brother has a xbox one can I game share my fifa 23 series x/s standard edition with him?

claudio

Friday 7th of October 2022

@Julian, no, you both need a eaplay subscription

Surender Vatheyuan

Thursday 29th of September 2022

I follow the step …it’s still locked and can’t play..

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