Stay connected to the world of FUT 17 and EA Sports Football Club with the FIFA 17 Companion App for iOS, Android and Windows Phone. Any time, any where.
But what is the release date? How can you download it? We are here to clarify these and many other details about the FUT 17 Companion App.
FIFA 17 Companion App Overview
Is possible to bring your FUT 17 squad for everywhere?
Keep the world of FIFA 17 Ultimate Team close at hand with the EA Sports FIFA 17 Companion App. Now you can manage your Ultimate Team any time, anywhere.
The EA Sports Football Club Companion App, for iOS, Android and Windows Phone devices lets you access your Football Club Friends List to send messages, and stay up to date on your EAS FC News and Alerts. You can also access the FUT Transfer Market, manage your FUT squad, and purchase packs from the store anywhere your mobile device has an internet connection. With this app you can manage the FUT 17 squad that you have in your PS3, XBox 360, PS4, XBox One or PC.
Get connected to the official EA Sports Football Club Companion App for FIFA 17. As you make your run for international glory, access your Football Club News, Alerts and Friends. With the companion app, you’ll never miss an important message from your friends, FUT Transfer or Pack Sale. Keep the world of EA Sports Football Club with you, at home or on the go.
There are many people that makes confusion between EA Sports FIFA (aka FIFA 17 Mobile) and FIFA 17 Companion App. The first one allows you to play the game itself. You don’t need to have a console’s account to play it. The second one is like an Web App for mobile devices. It is an application that gives you the chance to manage your console’s squad in your mobile device. It requires you to have an Origin account connected to FIFA 17 (Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 or PC).
FIFA 17 Companion App Features
What can you do with this app?
Here is the list of the features of the new FIFA 17 Companion App for iOS, Android and Windows Phone Devices:
- Manage your FUT Squads and Club Items by optimizing Chemistry, Formations, and Players
- Extend your Squad Building Challenges experience
- Find and bid on players, staff, consumables and items on the FUT 17 Transfer Market
- Purchase Packs from the FUT Store
- View TOTW Squad Previews and History
- Access your EA Sports Football Club Activity, News and Notifications
- Plan your squad with the Concept Squads
Here they are the main highlights:
- FIFA 17 Companion App
Keep the world of FIFA Ultimate Team™ close at hand with the EA SPORTS™ FIFA 17 Companion App! Manage your Ultimate Team anytime, anywhere!
- 🆕 Squad Building Challenges
In this entirely new mode, exchange Players from your Club by building unique Squads and meeting the challenge requirements. Once your Squad is complete, submit it to exchange your Players for exciting rewards, such as different SBC Players, Packs, Coins, and more. Complete full challenges on the Companion App and claim your rewards right away, or plan your Squad on mobile and finish it on your console later. New Challenges will be released throughout the year, so check back often!
- Transfer Market
Never miss out on an important transfer and keep tabs on market activity. The Transfer Market lets you list items from your club and bid on new Players, Consumables, and everything needed to build your Ultimate Team!
Returning FUT 16 users will have full access to the Transfer Market when the FIFA 17 Companion app launches. New FUT 17 users will need to play a few games on FUT console before access to the Transfer Market is unlocked on the Companion App.
- Squad and Club Management
Prepare for your next big match while away from your console. Manage your Formations, Players, Managers, and Consumables. Concept Squads allow you to plan your dream team with all Players in FUT.
- FUT Store
Build out your Club with Packs that can be purchased with Coins or FIFA Points. The FIFA 17 Companion App ensures you’ll never miss a special Pack offer or lightning round.
View and manage all the Players, Consumables and Club Items in your FUT Club directly from the Companion App.
- Stay Connected
Keep in touch with your friends through EA Sports Football Club, accessible anywhere within the app. Share your latest FIFA activity, comment on news updates, and get important game notifications.
If you want to know what’s new in FIFA 17 Companion App, click here.
FIFA 17 Companion App Additional Information
The ID of the app for each OS
21 September 2016
English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
EA Swiss Sarl
Requires iOS 8.2 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
21 September 2016
English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Dutch and Brazilian Portuguese
Android 4.1 and up
Windows Phone version
22 September 2016
Dutch, English (US), German, French, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese (Brazil)
Windows 10 Mobile and Windows Phone 8.1
FIFA 17 Companion App Release Date
When the FIFA 17 companion app will be released?
When will be launched the FIFA 17 Companion App? Except EA, no one can confirms the Companion App release date but historically the FUT Companion App launches at the same time as the FUT Web App. In that way, the most likely date is Wednesday, September 21st, 2016.
You can see the release dates of the last five years in the following table:
|Game Launch||Companion App||Web App||EA Access||Origin Access|
The expected release dates for FIFA 17 Ultimate Team are:
- FUT Web App
From 6:45pm 🇬🇧, Tuesday, September 20th, 2016 CONFIRMED
From 6pm 🇬🇧, Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 CONFIRMED
From 8pm 🇬🇧, Thursday, September 21st, 2016 CONFIRMED
From 8pm 🇬🇧, Thursday, September 21st, 2016 CONFIRMED
FIFA 17 Companion App Download
How to get the FIFA 17 companion app?
Please make sure your device meet the requirements and remember that this app requires you to have an Origin account connected to FIFA 17 (Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 or PC). To use the FIFA Ultimate Team features in this app, you must have a FIFA Ultimate Team Club within FIFA 17 and must have played a number of games to unlock transfer market functionality via the app. Note that you’ll need to start on the web app before you can use the mobile app.
If you used the FIFA Companion App for FUT 16, you probably have realized that the app was offline a couple of days to turn your app into FUT 17. After the update, which is automatic, no longer is possible to use this App to manage your FUT 16 club just like it happens with the Web App too.
- iOS users
Click here and then in ‘Download‘. You can also open your Apple App Store and search by ‘EA SPORTS™ FIFA 17 Companion’.
- Android users
Click here and then in ‘Install‘. You can also open your Google Play Store and search by ‘FIFA 17 Companion’.
- Windows Phone users
Click here and then in ‘Get the app‘. You can also open your Windows Phone Store and search by ‘Companion’.
FIFA 17 Companion App Official Screenshots
The FIFA 17 companion app in pictures
For experienced Ultimate Team gamers, most of what we have published here isn’t new. In that way, we have created this short chapter to show you what has changed with the Companion App:
FUT 16 >> FUT 17
- Updated for FIFA 17 Compatibility
- New Squad Building Challenges mode replacing FUT Draft
FUT 15 >> FUT 16
- Updated for FIFA 16 Compatibility
- New interface design
- New Draft Mode
FUT 14 >> FUT 15
- Updated for FIFA 15 Compatibility
- New interface design
- FUT concept squads
- Improved EAS FC features
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What do I need to get started?
A: You will need: an EA Account, a copy of FIFA 17 and a FIFA Ultimate Team Club. Use your EA Account email address and password to log in to the Companion app.
Q: This app let me play FIFA?
A: No. With this app you can access to the FC friends and manage your FIFA 17 squad that you have previously created on the PlayStation, Xbox or PC.
Q: What do I need to use the FIFA 17 Ultimate Team features?
A: You just need to create a FUT club on your console or PC.
Q: I have multiple FUT Clubs. How do I switch between them?
A: By default, the Companion app uses your last used FIFA Persona. If you’d like to switch to another Persona, tap the ‘settings’ menu from the Home screen and then
tap the ‘persona’ selector.
Q: Why I can not add my friends on this App?
A: You’ll need to have added them on the PC or console first.
Q: Until when I can use the Companion App without buying the game ?
A: October 9.
Q: What do I have to pay to use it?
A: Nothing. It is free. However, opening FUT packs via the app will cost you FIFA points or coins.
Q: Should I use the FUT Web App or the Companion App?
A: The FIFA Web App is available on web browsers while companion app is available on iOS, Android and Windows Phone devices. The first one is more popular and have more features. However, the companion app offers the functionality of play Squad Building Challenges. If possible, use both.
Q: How can I change the app language?
A: It’s easy. You just need to change your mobile language and restart the app.
Q: It doesn’t let me in. What should I do?
A: Note that you’ll need to start on the web app before you can use the mobile app. Besides that, you can’t log in to your console or PC and use the Companion app at the same time. On your console or PC, log out of FUT by backing out to the main FIFA menu. Then, you can use the Companion app.
Q: It is not working. What should I do?
A: You can try to uninstall the previous version and install a fresh copy of the new one.
Q: How can I buy FIFA Points on the Companion App?
A: You can’t purchase FIFA Points on the Companion app. Puchase FIFA Points on your console or PC and they will show up in the Companion app the next time you log in.
Q: Why I cannot access transfer market?
A: If you’re new to FUT 17, you’ll need to play a few FUT games on console before unlocking access to the Transfer Market on the Companion app.