How To Play NCAA Football On PS4 (See Alternatives)

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By Timothy Iyekowa - Technical Writer
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You might have wondered what happened to the NCAA football video game that was available for play over a decade ago. Now, you’re wondering if NCAA Football is available to play on PS4.

Even though the game has been available since its release, it’s hard for users to play the game on PS4. Since the game isn’t built for the next-gen, it’s not going to work.

Well, for starters EA is currently developing a new version of the game, but will NCAA be available to play on PS4? No, as it’ll be only available for new-gen like the PS5 and Xbox.

In this article, you will learn whether you can play NCAA on PS4. You will also learn alternatives to playing NCAA on PS4.

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Can You Play NCAA on PS4?

No, unfortunately, there is no way for you to play NCAA on PS4. Since the last release, new consoles haven’t been able to play the game because it’s not compatible.

You may have heard of the upcoming release of the new edition of NCAA Football, and you find yourself asking whether you will be able to play the game on your console.

No, you won’t be able to play the new edition on PS4 too, you’ll have to get PS5 or Xbox Series X/S ready before the release.

The NCAA 14 may not be available to play on the Play Station 4, but you can still play the game on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. But you’ll have to find a hard copy of the game to play.

How To Play NCAA On Ps4

There is currently no way to play NCAA on PS4. You will simply have to get a next-generation gaming console like the PS5 to play NCAA in the future.

If you cannot afford a next-generation console to play NCAA, then your only other option would be to get a hard copy of earlier versions of the game and play it on a PS3.

Copies of this game are very rare and therefore very difficult to access. There are no digital copies to access as EA did not produce some for legal reasons.

You can however still try your luck on eBay although the prices are quite high. The video game is being designed purposely for next-generation consoles.

NCAA Football Video Game

The NCAA football video game, otherwise known as EA Sports College Football, is a video game series developed by EA Sports. The last edition of NCAA [NCAA 14] was released in 2013.

Since then, there has been no other release until EA Sports Manager, Daryl Holt, announced in an interview EA Sports’ plan to release a new edition of the video game in July of 2024.

After eleven years of absence, EA has finally decided to announce the release of the new NCAA video game with the name EA Sports College Football 24. Initially, there were statements that NCAA would be released in 2023.

However, EA Sports have come out to say that all these statements are mere conjecture.

They have justified their delay by saying that the production team needs more time to put all necessary resources into making the NCAA 14 a great product.

Unlike the other editions of the NCAA, this new release is going to be built from scratch. So for Daryl Holt and the entire production team, there is no rush in finalizing the game.

Another factor for the delay has to do with the intention of EA Sports to use real-life players in the video game.

To do that, they would have to go through the cumbersome NIL rules. NIL [Name, Image, and likeness] is what allows for the identity and likeness of a real-life player to be represented in the NCAA video game.

The video game is also going to be run on the same engine that Madden was run on. Fans are also to expect over 10 new formations in the game.

With the many new features that are to be added to the game, a lot of anticipation is growing around its release.

Conclusion

You won’t be able to play the NCAA on PS4, this is because the game isn’t built for Play Station 4. If you want to play the game, you’ll have to use the Xbox 360 or PS3.

But you’ll have to find the game hard copy to be able to play it on your game console. If you can’t stress yourself, you can wait till 2024 for the NCAA 14 release for the next-gen console.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can You Play NCAA On PS4?

No, unfortunately, there is no way to play NCAA on PS4. Your best option is to get a PS3 and buy a hard copy of the game.

Is NCAA Football Coming Back To PlayStation?

Yes, EA Sports have announced the release of the new edition of NCAA [EA Sports College Football 24]. It is to be released in July 2024.

What Is The Last NCAA Football Video Game?

NCAA Football 14. It was released on July 9th, 2013.

Will The New NCAA Be On PS4?

No, EA has designed the game to be played on only next-generation gaming consoles such as PS5 and XBOX Series S/X.

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