1. DooKey

    EA’s Subscription Service Origin Access Premier Launches Next Week

    EA is going to start signups for their new Origin Access Premier service next week. This service will set you back $14.99 per month or $99.99 per year. Your subscription will allow you to play their newest games for that price and also offers play five days before launch. The current Origin...
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    Battlefield V Alpha PC Requirements Announced

    EA and DICE have announced the PC requirements for the upcoming Battlefield V closed alpha. These are not necessarily the final requirements, but are specifically for the alpha test. For both minimum and recommended you need a 64-bit install of Windows 7 or above, and 50GB of drive space...
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    EA Origin Access Gets New $100 Tier

    Gamasutra is reporting that EA's subscription service, Origin Access, has gotten a new Premier tier that will cost you $100 a year, or $15 a month. While it seems steep at first, in addition to all the titles on, and being added to the Access list, you also get early, full access to new...
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    DICE Ending Monthly Support For Battlefield 1 in June

    In a bit of news that slipped past us, DICE has announced that it will be ending monthly support for Battlefield 1 starting in June. In a news post last Wednesday DICE talked about the final expansion, Apocalypse, as well as making more maps available for everyone, and a new game mode called...
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    A Way Out System Requirements and Launch Trailer

    Electronic Arts has released the official PC system requirements, as well as a launch trailer for the upcoming A Way Out. A Way Out is a cinematic so-op only game, designed for playing in split screen, either locally or online, where you and a friend escape from prison. The system requirements...
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    Battlefront 2 Progression System Revamped

    EA Games has announced that the Star Wars Battlefront II "Progression Update" will come on March 21st. The update changes player progression to a linear style, and removes star cards from loot crates. Star cards, or any other item impacting gameplay, will only be earned through gameplay using an...
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    BioWare's Anthem Delayed to 2019, But it Isn't Delayed

    Electronic Arts has stated that BioWare's new IP "Anthem" was going to miss it's Fall 2018 launch window, releasing in early 2019 instead. EA states that the change has nothing to do with development being behind schedule, rather that they don't want to launch "Anthem" and a new Battlefield game...
  8. Geforcepat

    Microsoft Considering Buying EA or Valve And PUBG?

    http://www.ign.com/articles/2018/01/29/rumor-suggests-microsoft-has-considered-acquiring-ea-valve-pubg-corp Did Y'all hear about this? what do you think about this possibility?
  9. DooKey

    Electronic Arts Loses $3 Billion in Stock Value

    EA stock is down 8.5 percent this month and CNBC is attributing that fact to the latest EA stunt with loot boxes and unlocks in Star Wars Battlefront II. Furthermore, analysts believe the micro-transaction model EA is using may not be viable going forward and it really didn't help that...
  10. DooKey

    EA is Addressing the Loot Boxes in 'Need for Speed: Payback,' too

    I think that Disney smacked down EA for being too greedy and reflecting poorly on Star Wars. As a result, not only are they addressing their crappy loot box system in Star Wars Battlefront 2, they're addressing the same thing in Need for Speed: Payback as well. I'm not usually a big Disney...
  11. DooKey

    Hours Before Launch, EA strips Micro-Transactions From ‘Star Wars: Battlefront II’

    Just hours before the full launch of Battlefront II, Electronic Arts has announced that they’re removing in-game micro-transactions entirely from the title for the time being as they look to rethink their pricing strategy. I believe big brother Disney might have had something to do with this...
  12. DooKey

    EA’s Defense of Star Wars: Battlefront II is Now Reddit’s Most Downvoted Comment

    Things just keep getting worse for EA and their loot box fiasco in Battlefront II. Apparently the denizens of Reddit are really mad about a comment the EA team made during their defense of how long it takes to get certain heroes unlocked. Once the sales numbers are released we'll find out how...
  13. FrgMstr

    Electronic Arts is Plugging Away and Hauling in the Cash

    Business Wire has the Electronic Arts Reports Q2 FY18 Financial Results posted on its site. EA is seeing physical media go by the wayside, much the same as every other game publisher has. Its Ultimate Team mode, which is sort of a Fantasy League that you can actually play picked up big ground...
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    RIP Visceral Games

    https://hardforum.com/threads/ea-shuts-down-visceral-studios.1946152/ ^^ I can't believe I didn't see that thread yesterday. If the mods want to lock this as a duplicate or delete I totally understand...
  15. M

    Slightly Mad Studios Says EA Tried to Screw Them Over

    During an interview with SpotTheOzzie, Ian Bell of Slightly Mad Studios (Project CARS developer) claimed EA tried to f*ck them over. Apparently, EA tried to destroy his company and steal their technology after they were making arrangements to make another sequel for Need for Speed Shift. After...
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    EA's Anthem is Science Fantasy not Science Fiction

    In a radio interview with BioWare's general manager, Aaryn Flynn explains why the game is a science fantasy title instead of a science fiction type of story. The Edmonton based company is responsible for bringing the new videogame for its parent company, Electronic Arts after finishing Mass...
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    BioWare's Anthem Gameplay Trailer

    Yesterday, BioWare teased us a bit about their new IP Anthem. They recently showcased the game in Microsoft's E3 2017 Briefing not too long ago. Looking like a cross between Destiny, Mass Effect and even Halo. This seems like the natural progression for BioWare with Mass Effect 3 straying far...