How to Fix the FIFA 23 SSL Connect Error

Surya Kumar
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<div class="paragraphs"><p>How to Fix the FIFA 23 SSL Connect Error</p></div>
How to Fix the FIFA 23 SSL Connect Error


These are the known causes and fixes for FIFA 23 SSL Connect Error.
You can fix the issue by linking EA and PlayStation Network accounts.

As FIFA has pretty much become an online-only game these days, players are often dealt with prompts to enable permissions and connections to access the entirety of the game’s features. One such issue that has been plaguing gamers is the SSL connection error. This error seems prevalent on PlayStation consoles. If you are facing the SSL connect error in FIFA 23, here’s is how you can fix it.

FIFA 23 SSL Connect error : What is it?

The Secure Sockets Layer connect error occurs when a PS4 or PS5 user attempts to access the content of an EA game like FIFA or Madden or NHL. It is an authentication bug which does not allow the player to access specific content.

FIFA 23 SSL Connect error : Known cause

The FIFA 23 SSL Connect error, which is exclusive to PlayStation Consoles, occurs when your PlayStation Network (PSN) ID is not linked to your EA account, causing the game to lose connection, as there is no interaction between your PSN and EA accounts. Any attempts to connect to a game will get blocked. In many cases, it is a very easy fix as all you would have to do is link your PSN ID and your EA account together.

FIFA 23 SSL Connect error : How to fix

As mentioned above, the SSL connect error can simply be rectified by connecting your PSN ID and EA accounts together.

This can be done by following the steps below :

  1. Go to the EA Website

  2. Click onto the profile icon on the left side of the question mark icon.

  3. Click on the PlayStation icon and sign-in with PSN account information.

  4. You will be prompted to either create a new EA account or login to your existing EA account.(you are allowed to choose whichever is convenient for you)

  5. After you have done that, head back into the EA Website

  6. Upon clicking the profile icon, go to connections down below.

  7. You will now notice that your PlayStation account has been linked to your EA account.

If you have followed these steps, you should now have a hassle free FIFA experience and you would not have to deal with the SSL connect error in FIFA 23 anymore. If these steps are not working, players can go ahead and file a complaint on EA Help, where they would have another chance of resolving the issue.

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Surya has been an avid gamer all his life with an emphasis on single-player titles since the PlayStation 2 era. After switching to PC, he has also dabbled in the world of Valorant ever since its beta. He aims to spread his passion for gaming through his writing.