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How to Use Cross-Play Features in FIFA 23

Here is everything you need to know about all the cross-play features in FIFA 23 and how you can use them to play with your friends on other platforms.

FIFA 23 is expanding cross-play for its players beyond what they had tested out in FIFA 22. This means that you’ll be able to play with friends in a variety of ways.

But you’ll need to know how to activate cross-play and which modes actually support it for it to work.

Does FIFA 23 Have Crossplay?

Yes, cross-play in FIFA 23 is automatically enabled and supported for all platforms, with the exception of Nintendo Switch.

One important thing to note is that cross-play has generational limitations. Due to these reasons, players will only be able to cross-play in the following configurations:

  • Xbox One/PS4
  • PS5/Xbox Series X|S/PC/Stadia

When you first launch FIFA 23, you will receive a prompt that you can interact with to opt out of cross-play.

This is one of the biggest changes to FIFA 23, alongside the completely revamped chemistry system in Ultimate Team.

How to Disable Cross-Play

If you want to disable cross-play in FIFA 23, then follow these steps:

  • Head to the FIFA 23 Main Menu.
  • From here, select the “Customise” option.
  • Once in the Customise screen, you’ll be able to select “Online Settings.”
  • From here, you will need to select “Matchmaking Options.”
  • Change the “Opt-in to Cross-Play” option from either:
    • Yes, if you want cross-play to be on.
    • No, if you want to turn off cross-play.
Cross-play Opt-in

Which Platforms Support Crossplay in FIFA 23

The platforms that support cross-play for FIFA 23 include:

  • PS4
  • PS5
  • Xbox One
  • Xbox Series S|X
  • PC
  • Google Stadia

Which Modes in FIFA 23 Allow Crossplay?

The following modes support cross-play in FIFA 23 in the following configurations:

  • Matches Against Friends
    • Online Friendlies
    • FUT Play a Friend
  • Matchmaking
    • FUT Online Friendlies
    • Online Seasons
    • FUT Rivals
    • FUT Champions
    • FUT Online Draft

It is worth noting all these game modes follow cross-play generational restrictions. These limitations restrict players to cross-play only with other gamers within these configurations:

  • Xbox One/PS4
  • PS5/Xbox Series X|S/PC/Stadia

Here is a visual from FIFA 23 for a detailed look at how cross-play will function:

FIFA 23 Cross-Play

One important detail is that the Ultimate Edition of FIFA 23 includes both versions for PS4/PS5 or Xbox One/Xbox Series X|S.

If you’re still not sure if you’ll be able to play with a certain player, the new EA Social widget in FIFA 23 will tell you when you add them as a friend.

Once you’ve sorted out which game modes you’ll be playing with your friends, don’t forget to check out the Top 101 Rated Players in FIFA 23 to help you decide which teams to use!

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