FIFA 22 releases October 1 and next-gen version gets HyperMotion technology

Electronic Arts has announced that FIFA 22 will be released on October 1, 2021. The game will be available on PC, PlayStation 4 and 5, Xbox One and Series consoles, and Google Stadia. There will also be a Legacy Edition for Nintendo Switch.

In a press release, EA writes, among other things, that the next-gen versions of FIFA 22 use a HyperMotion technology. According to the company, that technology combines “advanced 11-on-11 game recording” with machine learning to provide “the most realistic, fluid and responsive football experience.” This technology is only available in the FIFA 22 version for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X and S, and Google Stadia.

According to the company, this HyperMotion tech is used for the motion capture of 22 football players at the same time. A machine learning algorithm, using “8.7 million frames of advanced match recordings,” writes animations in real time. According to the company, this would ensure more fluid movements.

Paris Saint-Germain striker Kylian Mbappe is once again on the cover of the game. According to the company, the game will have more than 17,000 players, spread over more than 700 teams. FIFA 22 will also get 90 stadiums and 30 different football leagues.