Buy FIFA 18 – Guide to Prices, Stores, Editions & Dates

Buy FIFA 18 - Guide to Prices, Stores, Editions & Dates

 

If you are planning to buy FIFA 18, you need to read this article: the Guide to Buy FIFA 18, where you will find the best tips to find the best prices, discounts and stores, as well as pick the right edition for you..

 
 

Buy FIFA 18 – Guide to Prices, Stores, Editions & Dates

 

If you are reading this it is because you are probably planning to buy FIFA 18 and want to know more details about the game. Our goal is to help you to know where you can buy FIFA 18, how much you will pay and for which edition you will choose.

 
QUICK ACCESS
SHOULD I BUY FIFA 18? | PLATFORMS | EDITIONS | DATES | STORES AND PRICES | DISCOUNTS


 

 
 

Should I buy FIFA 18?

 

The first question everyone should do is if they are going to buy FIFA 18 or not. If you are reading this article, it is because you probably already made that decision. In fact, only you know how important is money to you, and if it is well spent in FIFA 18 or not. The best we can do is to explain what we think about the buy.

In our opinion, if you are a FIFA fan you definitely should buy FIFA 18. Frostbite engine is even better this year and the database is up to date. You can expect a game with the usual issues, like slow servers and lots of bugs, but the fun is guaranteed. In the other hand, if you are a casual player and you are looking for a football / soccer simulation video game, FIFA 18 is still a good choice. You have to choose between FIFA and PES and it looks that the EA’s title is still much better than the Konami’s video game. If you are not a football fan, then there are many other games that can make you much happier than this one.



 
 
 
 

FIFA 18 Platforms

 

Q: For which platform FIFA 18 will be released?
A: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.

Q: Which platform should I buy FIFA 18 for?
A: FIFA 18 for PC and fourth-gen consoles is a much better game thanks to the Frostbite game engine. However, if you are planning to buy a PS4 or XBox One console only to play FIFA, it will probably cost you more than 200 pounds. It is not worth it. Buy FIFA for the platform you have. Keep in mind that, between PC and fourth-gen consoles, our suggestion goes to PS4 and XB1 because there are too many cheaters on PC.

Q: What are the main differences between FIFA 18 for the different consoles?
A: The biggest difference is the motor engine. Frostbite will bring the graphics and the gameplay to the next level for PC, PS4 and XB1 players. Besides that, several features such as FUT Champions and the store mode are only available for PS4, XBox One and PC. Like it happened last year, the game price is the same for all platforms.

Q: Which are the recommended specifications and minimum required specifications for PC users?
A: We will publish them soon.

 

Guide to Buy FIFA 18 - Prices, Stores, Editions, Dates & More


 
 
 

FIFA 18 Editions

 

Q: How many editions there are for FIFA 18 ?
A: FIFA 18 has four editions: the standard one, the Ronaldo Edition and the ICON Edition for PC, Playstation 4 and XBox One; Legacy Edition for Playstation 3 and XBox 360.

Q: What is included in each edition ?
A: Here they are the offers of the four FIFA 18 editions:

 
 

FIFA 18 STANDARD Edition | PS4 | XB1 | PC |

Guide to Buy FIFA 18 - Prices, Stores, Editions, Dates & More

Up to 5 FIFA Ultimate Team Jumbo Premium Gold Packs
One per week over 5 weeks. Each pack contains 24 cards, mostly gold, but only 7 rares which can be players or consumables. It usually costs 15,000 coins or 300 FIFA Points.

FUT loan item of Cristiano Ronaldo
Get this FUT loan Item, usable for up to five matches.

Eight Custom FUT kits designed by FIFA soundtrack artists
Get special Edition FUT Ultimate Team kits so your team can play in style. These special kits are designed by known artists, like Bloc Party band.

 
 

FIFA 18 RONALDO Edition | PS4 | XB1 | PC |

Guide to Buy FIFA 18 - Prices, Stores, Editions, Dates & More

Three Days Early Access
Start playing FIFA 18 from September 26 with a three-day head start on launch.

Up to 20 FIFA Ultimate Team Jumbo Premium Gold Packs
One per week over 20 weeks. Each pack contains 24 cards, mostly gold, but only 7 rares which can be players or consumables. It usually costs 15,000 coins or 300 FIFA Points.

FUT loan item of Cristiano Ronaldo
Get this FUT loan Item, usable for up to five matches.

Eight Custom FUT kits designed by FIFA soundtrack artists
Get special Edition FUT Ultimate Team kits so your team can play in style. These special kits are designed by known artists, like Bloc Party band.

 
 

FIFA 18 ICON Edition | PS4 | XB1 | PC |

Guide to Buy FIFA 18 - Prices, Stores, Editions, Dates & More

Three Days Early Access
Start playing FIFA 18 from September 26 with a three-day head start on launch.

Up to 40 FIFA Ultimate Team Jumbo Premium Gold Packs
Two per week over 20 weeks. Each pack contains 24 cards, mostly gold, but only 7 rares which can be players or consumables. It usually costs 15,000 coins or 300 FIFA
Points.

TOTW Loan Players Packs
Get one TOTW FUT loan player per week for 20 weeks and keep each of them for up to three matches.

FUT loan Icon item of Ronaldo Nazário
Get this FUT loan Item, usable for up to five matches.

FUT loan item of Cristiano Ronaldo
Get this FUT loan Item, usable for up to five matches.

Eight Custom FUT kits designed by FIFA soundtrack artists
Get special Edition FUT Ultimate Team kits so your team can play in style. These special kits are designed by known artists, like Bloc Party band.

 
 

FIFA 18 LEGACY Edition | PS3 | XB360 |

Guide to Buy FIFA 18 - Prices, Stores, Editions, Dates & More

Up to 5 FIFA Ultimate Team Jumbo Premium Gold Packs
One per week over 5 weeks. Each pack contains 24 cards, mostly gold, but only 7 rares which can be players or consumables. It usually costs 15,000 coins or 300 FIFA Points.

 
 
 

Q: What is the difference between the Standard, Ronaldo and Icon editions?
A: You can compare the three editions with the help of the following table which outlines the differences between them:

OFFERS STANDARD RONALDO ICON
Jumbo Premium Gold Packs 5 20 40
TOTW Loan players matches 60
Cristiano Ronaldo Loan matches 5 5 5
Ronaldo Nazário Loan matches 5
Days of Early Access 3 3


 

Q: These offers are exclusive for pre-orders?
A: Yes. These editions are available for pre-order and expire on September 29 (Standard) or September 26 (Ronaldo and Icon).

Q: How much more do I pay for the Ronaldo and Icon Editions?
A: It depends on the stores. Check your local store for prices or take a look at the stores and prices chapter, please.

Q: Do I need to buy FIFA 18 Ronaldo or Icon editions in order to play Ultimate Team?
A: No. Ultimate Team mode is available in every single edition.

Q: When do these offers will be entitled?
A: First packs, loan players and kit token will be entitled immediately upon code redemption.

Q: When do Legacy and Standard edition codes have to be redeemed?
A:Codes must be redeemed by October 15, 2017 to receive all 5 packs and will no longer be valid after November 13, 2017. Late code redemption will result in forfeiture of previous weeks’ packs. Pack weekly offer is valid for 7 days and must be redeemed within that time period. Failure to log into fut to redeem the pack in any given week will result in forfeiture of that week’s pack offering.

Q: When do Ronaldo and Icon edition codes have to be redeemed?
A:Codes must be redeemed by October 15, 2017 to receive all packs/items and will no longer be valid after February 26, 2017. Late code redemption will result in forfeiture of previous weeks’ packs. Pack weekly offer is valid for 7 days and must be redeemed within that time period. Failure to log into fut to redeem the pack in any given week will result in forfeiture of that week’s pack offering.

Q: Which edition should I buy?
A: If you usually do not play Ultimate Team mode, you should choose the standard edition and save some money. Many will say to you to pick the Ronaldo or the Icon Edition, but we have a different opinion. We know that the gold packs from these two editions are cheaper than if you buy them from the store but there is something you should not forget: you only get one or two gold packs per week, over 20 weeks. This is a huge disadvantage since you need those packs as soon as possible to build your dream team. The market depreciates over the time, so when you redeem your last pack you probably no longer need it. The three days early access are really tempting and the chance of trying a TOTW player before buying him is also interesting but not worth the extra money.

 

Guide to Buy FIFA 18 - Prices, Stores, Editions, Dates & More


 
 
 

FIFA 18 Release Dates

 

Q: When will FIFA 18 be released?
A: It will be worlwide released on September 29, 2017 (Friday).

Q: Will FIFA 18 be released at the same time for all platforms?
A: Yes. Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, XBox One and Playstation 4 versions of FIFA 18 will be released on the same date.

Q: What can I do to get early access to FIFA 18?
A: If you have a PC, Playstation 4 or XBox One, you can buy the ICON or Ronaldo Edition that will give you access to the game three days before the official release date. In other hand, if you are a XBox One or PC owner, you can subscribe the ‘Origin Access’ or ‘EA Access’ and start playing on September 21. If you can’t wait so long, your only chance is to update your EA Account and wait an invitation for the Beta (exclusively for Playstation 4 and XBox One). Playstation 3 and XBox 360 owners don’t have any alternative to play FIFA 18 earlier.

Q: When will FIFA 18 be released for EA Access and Origin Access subscribers?
A: September 21.

Q: Will FIFA 18 be available in the Vault of EA Access and Origin Access?
A: Yes, but probably only in April 2018.

Q: Until when I can pre-order FIFA 18?
A: Pre-orders are accepted until the day before the FIFA 18 release. The game is dispatched on the release day.

Q: Should I pre-order FIFA 18 or buy it later?
A: If you really plan to buy FIFA 18, you should pre-order it. You will pay the same and get a few offers. However, if you don’t plan to play it all the time, buying it later on, especially at Christmas, may be cheaper as game prices usually drop around this time.

 

Guide to Buy FIFA 18 - Prices, Stores, Editions, Dates & More


 
 
 

Stores and Prices

 

Q: Where can I buy FIFA 18?
A: FIFA 18 is sold in thousands of stores all over the world. However, we suggest you buy it from an official retail store because they usually have better prices or special offers.

Q: Is it possible to download FIFA 18 through my console?
A: Sure. You just need to go to the PSN store or XBox Marketplace and buy FIFA 18. After the payment, you will be able to download it and play at midnight of the release date.

Q: Should I buy FIFA 18 directly from the console or from a retail store?
A: It depends of you. Through the console it is usually more expensive and you will have to pre-download a huge file. It may be a good choice for who lives in a place where the retail stores don’t delivery or for who wants to keep things simpler.

Q: If I buy the download version of FIFA 18 for PC in a retail store, do I still need to have an active Origin account to install it?
A: Yes. The download version is very popular. You just need to buy it, open the download link, download and install on your PC. No matter where you buy it from, you will always need an active Origin account to do it.

Q: Where should I buy FIFA 18?
A: Just check the following table to take the right decision.

 

FIFA 18 PRICES | PS4 | XB1 | PC |
STANDARD RONALDO ICON
Amazon UK £ 54.99 £ 74.99 £ 89.99
Game.co.uk £ 54.99 £ 79.99 £ 99.99
Shopto.net £ 47.86 £ 74.86 n.a.
Origin UK £ 59.99 £ 79.99 £ 89.99
Playstation Store UK £ 59.99 £ 79.99 £ 89.99
Xbox Marketplace UK £ 59.99 £ 79.99 £ 89.99
Amazon US soon soon soon
Best Buy $ 59.99 $ 79.99 $ 99.99
Playstation Store US $ 59.99 $ 79.99 $ 99.99
Xbox Marketplace US $ 59.99 $ 79.99 $ 99.99

Note: The prices are the same for Playstation 4, XBox One and PC


 
 

FIFA 18 PRICES | PS3 | XB360 |
LEGACY EDITION
Amazon UK £ 49.99
Game.co.uk £ 49.99
Shopto.net £ 47.86
Playstation Store UK £ 59.99
Xbox Marketplace UK soon
Amazon US soon
Best Buy n.a.
Playstation Store US soon
Xbox Marketplace US soon


Guide to Buy FIFA 18 - Prices, Stores, Editions, Dates & More


 
 
 

FIFA 18 Discounts

 

You don’t have to pay the full price to get this game. We made a selection of the most popular discounts you can find:

FIFA 18 LOYALTY OFFER | CONFIRMED
If you own FIFA 17 on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 or PC you can pre-order the FIFA 18 Icon edition through the FIFA 17 main menu in-game and save 10% on your purchase.
🎮 How to do it: Just open FIFA 17 and click on the ‘Save 10% on FIFA 18’ banner in the bottom right.

EA ACCESS MEMBERSHIP DISCOUNT | CONFIRMED
If you are an EA Access membership, you can buy any edition of FIFA 18 on your XBox store and save 10% on your purchase.
🎮 How to do it: Just open the XBox store with your EA Access account and search for ‘FIFA 18’

JOIN THE EA ACCESS AND LOYALTY DISCOUNTS | CONFIRMED
If you own FIFA 17 on Xbox One and if you are an EA Access Membership, you can join both discounts to pay 20% less on the Icon edition.
🎮 How to do it: Login to the EA Access account, open FIFA 17 and click on the ‘FIFA 18 Loyalty Offer’ banner in the bottom right

ORIGIN ACCESS MEMBERSHIP DISCOUNT | CONFIRMED
If you are an Origin Access membership, you can buy any edition of FIFA 18 on the Origin store and save 10% on your purchase.
🎮 How to do it: Just open the Origin store with your Origin Access account and search for ‘FIFA 18’

JOIN THE ORIGIN ACCESS AND LOYALTY DISCOUNTS | CONFIRMED
If you own FIFA 17 on PC and if you are an Origin Access Membership, you can join both discounts to pay 20% less on the Icon edition.
🎮 How to do it: Login to the Origin Access account, open FIFA 17 and click on the ‘FIFA 18 Loyalty Offer’ banner in the bottom right.

AMAZON PRIME DISCOUNT | CONFIRMED
If you are a Prime Member, you can buy any edition of FIFA 18 on the Amazon US store and save 20% on your purchase
🎮 How to do it: Just open your Amazon Prime account and search for ‘FIFA 18’.

TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE EA AND ORIGIN ACCESS FREE | CONFIRMED
If you own FIFA 17 for XBox One or PC but you are not an EA / Origin Access subscriber, you can take advantage of the EA / Origin Access Free campaign to accumulate both discounts. The service will be open to all, from June 10 to June 18, without any costs.
🎮 How to do it: Open FIFA 17 on this period and click on the banner in the bottom right.

 
 

Guide to Buy FIFA 18 - Prices, Stores, Editions, Dates & More

 
 
 

If you have any questions about this Guide or if you need support to buy FIFA 18, feel free to ask us. Keep in mind that:

– There are three FIFA 18 editions for PS4, XB1 and PC, and a single one for PS3 and XB360;
– Standard Edition is good enough for most of the gamers;
– Ronaldo and Icon editions reward the players with 3-days early access;
– Following our tips, you can save up to 20%.

 
 
 

SHARE
Born in the late 70s, Rodrigo Lopes is a video game enthusiast. He started on the old ZX Spectrum 48k and has played every FIFA game to present day. He is an engineer, that also writes about FIFA games on another popular website. Rodrigo is an Ultimate Team expert, he loves football and is a huge Benfica fan. He has influenced thousands of FIFA gaming fans with his cutting edge insights and scientific level approach to writing about FIFA gaming modes. Join him on Google Plus.

Leave a Reply

19 Comments on "Buy FIFA 18 – Guide to Prices, Stores, Editions & Dates"

Notify of
avatar
2500
Sort by:   newest | oldest | most voted
Mark
Guest

Hey,

Thanks again for the information, but i have a question about the ICON edition:
Do you know it is possible to get the ICON edition in a hard-copy version (so with a harddisk, because i see it as a sort of collectors-item)?

I’m from the Netherlands so maybe it is a bit difference in the UK, but i’m also wanted to buy it in a UK-store if i can get a hard-copy version.

N/A
Guest

Hi,
Is it possible to use the loyalty offer without get in the game and buy FIFA 18 In PS online store? (I have fifa 17 in my ps4)

E.MILL
Guest

Will you still get 3 day early access and all the other extras if you buy a physical copy of the icon Edition or is it only digital?

Carlos
Guest

Until Fifa 17, the biggest difference between PS and Xbox ware the Legends. Is it over now? Does it mean that there will be no difference between consoles? Tks.

Sebas
Guest

Hi, if I buy the icon edition through the PSN store, I still recieve the redemption code or it is only if I buy it physical? And if i have two accounts, in which one will I get the packs? Both or the one where I made the purchase?

Roman
Guest

Hi , i usually buy from the origin store (PC) but when i pre purchase they usually substract the money the release date. Since i buy in mexican pesos and the dollar/peso exchange rate changes a lot i dont know if you know if the price i pay is with the exchange rate of my preorder date or the release date,

Thank you

Karim
Guest

Hi there, i have a question.
They say 3 days early access. Is it really 3 days or is it just like xbox’s ea access 3days earlier but just for 10hours?

wpDiscuz