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EA to host a series of broadcasts this month leading up to EA Play Live

By Stephany Nunneley 1 July 2021 18:43 GMT Electronic Arts will host a series of broadcasts this month leading up to EA Play Live on July 22.Today, EA announced EA Play Live Spotlight, which is a series of digital panels connecting players with the people who make games.Watch on YouTubeThroughout the month of July, there will be five different broadcasts: four individual Spotlights and one main show. Spotlights will be like panels and will discuss everything from shooters to sports games.Here’s the schedule: July 8 at 10:00am PT / 7:00pm CET: The Future of First-Person Shooters July 13 at 10:00am…

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A Dragon Age 4 alpha file has been uncovered on the PlayStation Store

By Dom Peppiatt 23 June 2021 12:36 GMT A Dragon Age 4 alpha file has been discovered on the PlayStation Store thanks to the efforts of a dataminer combing through Sony’s database.Twitter user PlayStation Game Size – an account usually dedicated to cataloging game updates and file sizes – managed to uncover the mysterious file on the PlayStation Store, and its existence points to something happening at the EA Play Live event that’s cracking off in July (thanks, GamesRadar).The tweet, embedded below, suggests that the store may be updated with something in July – whether that’s some sort of vertical slice demo, a trailer or…

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Why Everyone Is Playing Knockout City, A Multiplayer Dodgeball Game

Knockout City, the recently released multiplayer dodgeball game about dodging dodgeballs, has apparently clocked more than five million players, publisher EA announced today. No matter how you slice it, that figure is nothing to sneeze at. Now, consider that the game hasn’t even been out for two weeks. Yeah. “Holy shit” is right.

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Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered enters the Play List on EA Play later this month

By Stephany Nunneley 3 June 2021 20:14 GMT Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered will be added to the Play List on EA Play.Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered will be free through the EA Play Play List starting June 24.Watch on YouTubeThe offering features all the DLC delivered at launch, including an extra six hours of gameplay and more than 30 challenges, and not only does the game feature solo play, but also cross-platform multiplayer.Hot Pursuit Remastered also includes new cosmetic unlocks, new achievements, and more.So, mark your calendar so you won’t forget, and have fun zooming around in…

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EA’s summer showcase, EA Play Live, set for July

By Sherif Saed 11 May 2021 17:27 GMT EA Play will return this year, but not in June.EA has today announced that EA Play Live, the online version of its summer showcase event, will return this year. Unlike previous iterations, however, this year’s show will take place in July. EA Play Live is coming back July 22nd. Save the date! pic.twitter.com/qh9OOGhPTm — Electronic Arts (@EA) May 11, 2021EA Play Live 2021 takes place July 22, which is a month later than its usual spot. Though EA has not been part of E3 for years, the publisher always held EA Play…

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FIFA 21 is coming to EA Play and Xbox Game Pass next week

By Sherif Saed 30 April 2021 13:45 GMT FIFA 21’s turn to join the EA Play library is almost here.EA has announced that the full game of FIFA 21 is joining the standard tier of EA Play beginning May 6 on all platforms. This also means that it’s going to be available as part of Xbox Game Pass on PC, and Game Pass Ultimate on Xbox.Watch on YouTubeTo celebrate the launch, EA Play members will get access to unique in-game challenges and rewards, as well as FIFA Ultimate Team kits and Volta Football gear. EA Play members also get a…

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While Xbox Game Pass Gets Better, PS Now Gets…Avengers

Outriders came out last week on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and PC. It also immediately came to Microsoft’s Game Pass, adding yet another big new game to the subscription service’s already-impressive library. Meanwhile, PS Now users can get excited to play last year’s mediocre Avengers game, and just for a few months. It’s yet another data point that shows Sony needs to do more to make PS Now better. In Sony’s defense, the company has improved PS Now since launching it back in 2014 as a streaming-only platform similar to the more recent Google Stadia. At the…

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EA Play is coming to Xbox Game Pass PC March 18

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 17 March 2021 15:16 GMT EA Play is coming to Xbox Game Pass for PC starting tomorrow.Xbox Game Pass PC and Ultimate members will be able to play more than 60 of EA’s games like Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, FIFA 20, Titanfall 2, Battlefield, Madden NFL, Command & Conquer, and The Sims when EA Play arrives.And starting on day one of EA Play on PC with Xbox Game Pass, members can play the new-to-Play List title Star Wars: Squadrons on PC and console.Members will also have access to trials of games for up to 10…

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EA Play on Game Pass for PC has been delayed into 2021

By Patrick Dane, Tuesday, 15 December 2020 17:23 GMT EA Play is going to take a little longer than expected to hit Game Pass on PC.Microsoft has taken to a blog post today to reveal that it will be taking a little longer to get EA Play’s considerable library of games onto the PC version of Game Pass.The service has become a central focus for Microsoft as it expands its Xbox brand into a service-based one. It currently offers a robust gaming library for a small fee and it has only gotten better with the inclusion of EA Play to…

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EA renames Origin to the EA Desktop app

By Sherif Saed, Tuesday, 15 September 2020 10:40 GMT EA recently ditched the Origin Access name, so it’s no surprise that the brand itself is being dropped.Just a few weeks before EA announced that EA Play will become part of Xbox Game Pass this holiday, the company renamed EA Access and Origin Access to the snappier EA Play. Origin Access Premier, the more expensive tier exclusive to its own PC store, has also been renamed to EA Play Pro.Unifying EA’s subscription services under one banner certainly makes sense, and is aligned with the publisher’s new approach to make its products…

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EA Play to be included with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate starting this holiday

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 9 September 2020 14:21 GMT Microsoft and Electronic Arts are handing EA Play over to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and Xbox Game Pass PC subscribers for no additional cost. The companies announced EA Play will be included with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and Game Pass PC starting this holiday. This means Ultimate members can use EA Play on Xbox One, Xbox Series X and S, and Windows 10 PCs, and Game Pass for PC members get EA Play on Windows 10. Formerly known as EA Access and Origin Access, EA Play will bring more than 60…

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EA Play has arrived on Steam

Electronic Arts left Steam nine years ago to do their own thing with Origin, but over the last few months their games have been returning. Now, their subscription service, EA Play, is on Valve’s platform, too, allowing you to play games like the Dragon Age series, Battlefield V, and more on Steam for a monthly or yearly fee. It’s not just the old stuff EA are letting Steam have though, because you’ll be able to access some of the publisher’s new releases through the service as well. (more…)

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EA Play is live on Steam with Mass Effect, Dragon Age and more

As of today, EA Play is available for all Steam users. You can sign up to EA Play by heading over to its official Steam page. Subscribers are required to pay either $4.99 per month or $29.99 per year, which will net them access to a wide variety of EA titles via Steam. If you’re confused about the distinction between EA Play and EA Access, there is none – EA Access was simply rebranded as EA Play earlier this year.As well as gaining the opportunity to play EA games on Steam, subscribers have access to exclusive rewards and a range of…

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EA Access and Origin Access Basic to be rebranded EA Play

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 14 August 2020 17:51 GMT A quick bit of news: EA Access and Origin Access Basic will be rebranded EA Play.Starting next week on August 18, the services will be rebranded as EA Play, and Origin Access Premier will be renamed EA Play Pro.Benefits will remain the same, but EA says it will be “adding even more in the coming months” such as exclusive in-game challenges and monthly reward drops on select titles.The move to the new name also means the EA Play event will be renamed EA Play Live, the first of which – under…