EA has trademarked EA Sports FC.
"This means we're reviewing our naming rights agreement with FIFA," EA Sports boss Cam Weber said, "which is separate from all our other official partnerships and licenses across the football world."
The trademark filings suggest next year's game, which we had assumed to be called FIFA 23, may now go with the EA Sports FC title.
EA used EA SPORTS Football Club as the name of its FIFA live service experience since FIFA 12 in 2011, but it and its associated catalogue of items were ditched for FIFA 21 last year.
EA has yet to comment.