FIFA 23 SSL connect error - how to fix SSL error on PS4 and PS5

FIFA 23 SSL connect error - how to fix SSL error on PS4 and PS5
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If you are experiencing the FIFA 23 SSL connect error, don't despair as the solution is fairly simple.

There's nothing more annoying than encountering an error code while trying to play FIFA 23 on your console. Whether it's FIFA 23 connection error, mandatory update failed error, or memory dump error, they all can be a source of frustration.

In this article, we will explore the causes of the FIFA 23 SSL connect error and provide step-by-step instructions on how to fix it, allowing you to get back to enjoying the game.

How to fix FIFA 23 SSL connect error

The FIFA 23 SSL connect error crops up when you try to launch the game on your PS5 or PS5. You may encounter the SSL connect error in other EA games such as NHL, FIFA, Madden, NFS Unbound, Apex Legends, etc.

The SSL connect error is exclusive to PlayStation consoles, and it indicates that you are yet to link (re-link) your EA account to your PlayStation account and agree to the new Terms of Service.

So to fix the FIFA 23 SSL connect error, go to the EA website on your phone or computer, log in through your PlayStation account and accept the new terms, as this Reddit user suggested.

What is SSL connect error?

Typically, SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) connect error occurs when a client (FIFA 23 application in this case) is unable to establish a secure connection with a server using SSL/TLS (Transport Layer Security) protocol.

In the case of FIFA 23, it's possible that the SSL connection error is related to a problem with the SSL certificate. SSL certificates are used to establish a secure and encrypted connection between the game server and your console.

And if there is an issue with the SSL certificate, it can prevent a secure connection from being established, resulting in SSL connect error in FIFA 23 or other EA games you are trying to play.

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