FIFA 21 Next Generation Opening Cinematic Trailer, Short Load Clips, Last Goal Celebration

EA has released the opening cinematic trailer for the next generation of FIFA 21. Liverpool will undertake PSG in Anfield. You can watch in 4K using a compatible web browser.

The team also shared some more videos on Twitter, including improved load times that move from the main menu to match in 2 seconds. The second clip highlights the celebration of the last goal.

PS5 DualSense Haptics

From last-ditch goal-saving blocks to in-the-bar screamers, PlayStation 5’s new DualSense controller with rich, responsive tactile feedback enhances the gaming experience. Immersive controller haptics that react to what happens on the pitch sense the effects of shots, passes and tackles and give you a sense of the rhythm of the game.

Push-pull physics

The enhanced player interaction system brings Real Player Motion Technology (RPMT) to the ball battle. During open play and set pieces, players feel more responsive and jogging, pushing, and pulling to improve their physicality in the battle for ownership.

Sightseeing spots and sounds

With thousands of authentic chants captured exclusively from the world’s largest competitions, including the Premier League, Riga Santander, and Bundesliga, FIFA 21 is unmatched in sports video games for both current and next generations. Provides the ultimate EA SPORTS Atmospheric Audio experience.

Next level of realism

Next-generation technology creates a larger definition of a player’s physique. Muscles bend after hitting the ball, Frostbite ™ -enabled strand-based hair reliably responds to the movements of some of the game’s biggest stars, and enhanced realism on the face and kit cloth is the best in the world. Takes players to a whole new level of dynamic realism.

Responsive multi-touch animation

New gameplay technology improves the visual quality and responsiveness of linked animations on the ball, allowing you to experience fluid and realistic player movements. Players will be exposed to a more human context, reducing mechanical and robotic movements.

Off-ball humanization

From adjusting the tired shin pad in 89 minutes to shouting through-balls from teammates, Off-Ball Humanization creates visual animated textures and real character movements, all the emotions of football. Makes you feel at the highest level.


Inspired by the look and feel of top-level football broadcasts, the new gameplay camera provides a fresh perspective in every match. See pitch details to plan build-up play, block overtaking lanes, and watch home and away fans react to the game in real time.

Pre-match live

The new pre-match cinematics provide an unprecedented matchday experience and immerse you in the highest levels of football sights and sounds. Watch the team bus reach the ground before kickoff, the fans feel the noise as they enter from the turn tiles, and the players pass through the media zone on their way to the pitch.

Big goal moment

Some goals make more sense. The reaction of new context players, benches and fans will respond to the situation of the match, and you can feel the explosive feelings and drama of the equalizer saving the last-minute winners and demotions of the UEFA Champions League.

Very fast load time

The power of next-generation consoles reduces loading times and lets you join the game faster than ever before. In FIFA 21, you’ll be kicked off the menu within 2 seconds *.

* Load time represents kickoff mode that matches only on PS5 and Xbox Series X.

Playstation activity

Whether your next game is a career mode title maker or preparing to challenge the world with VOLTA SQUAD, PlayStation Activities will allow you to jump directly to your favorite game mode from your PlayStation home screen. You can start the action quickly.

FIFA 21 will be released on December 4th for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X | S. Dual entitlements allow players who owned a PlayStation 4 or Xbox One version prior to the release of FIFA 22 to upgrade to an equivalent next-generation console (PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X | S) for free. All progress and content captured in FIFA 21 Ultimate Team and VOLTAFOOT BALL will be carried over. If you still have questions about FIFA 21 Dual Entitlement, please visit our FAQ.

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