EA has released their opening cinematic trailer for the next-gen version of FIFA 21, featuring Liverpool taking on PSG at Anfield. You can watch it in 4K with compatible web browsers.
The team also shared a couple more videos on Twitter, including the improvements in loading time, where you go from main menu to match in 2 seconds. The second clip highlights last minute goal celebrations.
⚡️ Menu to match in under TWO seconds ⚡️
— EA SPORTS FIFA (@EASPORTSFIFA) November 26, 2020
#NextLevel 𝗦 𝗖 𝗘 𝗡 𝗘 𝗦
— EA SPORTS FIFA (@EASPORTSFIFA) November 27, 2020
PS5 DualSense Haptics
From last-ditch goal saving blocks to in-off-the-bar screamers, a new DualSense controller on PlayStation 5 with rich and responsive haptic feedback deepens the gameplay experience. Sense the impact of shots, passes, and tackles with immersive controller haptics that respond to what happens on the pitch to let you feel the rhythm of the game in your hands.
An expanded player interaction system brings our Real Player Motion Technology (RPMT) into the fight for the ball. Feel enhanced physicality in the battle for possession during open play and in set piece situations as players jostle, push, and pull with more responsiveness than ever before.
Sights & Sounds
With thousands of authentic chants, captured exclusively from the world’s biggest competitions, including the Premier League, LaLiga Santander and the Bundesliga, FIFA 21 on both current and next gen brings you the ultimate EA SPORTS Atmospheric Audio experience, unparalleled in sports video games.
Next Level Realism
Next-gen technology creates a greater definition of player physique. Muscles flex after striking the ball, Frostbite™-enabled strand-based hair responds authentically to player movement for some of the games biggest stars, and enhanced realism of faces and kit cloth take the world’s best players to a whole new level of dynamic realism.
Responsive Multi-Touch Animations
New gameplay technology enhances the visual quality and responsiveness of linked animations on the ball, enabling you to experience fluid and realistic player movement. Players now take more human contextual touches, reducing mechanical, robotic movement.
From tiredly adjusting shin pads in the 89th minute to screaming for a through ball from a team mate, Off-Ball Humanization creates visual animation texture and authentic character behaviours that let you feel all the emotion of football at the highest level.
Inspired by the look and feel of top-level football broadcasts, a new gameplay camera gives you a fresh perspective on every match. See more of the pitch to help you plan your build-up play or block passing lanes, and watch home and away fans react to the game in real time.
New pre-game cinematics deliver an unprecedented matchday experience to immerse you in the sights and sounds of football at the highest level. See team buses arrive at the ground prior to kick-off, feel the buzz as fans enter through the turnstiles, and watch players pass through the media zone on their way to the pitch.
Big Goal Moments
Some goals just mean more. New contextual player, bench, and fan reactions respond to the match situation to let you feel the explosive emotion and drama of a last-minute UEFA Champions League winner or a relegation-saving equaliser.
Lightning Fast Load Times
The power of next generation consoles delivers faster load times that get you in the game quicker than ever before. In FIFA 21, you’ll go from menu to kick-off in under two seconds*.
*Load time is representative of Kick-off mode to match on PS5 and Xbox Series X only.
Whether your next game is a Career Mode title decider or you’re getting ready to take on the world with your VOLTA SQUAD, PlayStation Activities lets you jump straight from the PlayStation home screen into your favourite game mode to get you into the action quicker.
FIFA 21 releases on December 4 for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S. With Dual Entitlement, players that own the PlayStation 4 or Xbox One version before the release of FIFA 22, can upgrade to the equivalent next generation console (PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X|S) for free. All progress made and the content you acquire in FIFA 21 Ultimate Team and VOLTA FOOTBALL will carry over. If you still have questions about FIFA 21 Dual Entitlement, make sure to visit the FAQ.