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EA Play included with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate at no additional cost

Dommel

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Today, we’re excited to announce the next step in this journey. We are teaming up with Electronic Arts to provide Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and PC members with an EA Play membership at no additional cost starting this holiday. This means Ultimate members can enjoy EA Play on Xbox One, Xbox Series X and S, and Windows 10 PCs, and Xbox Game Pass for PC members get EA Play on Windows 10.

Formerly known as EA Access and Origin Access, EA Play will bring the best of EA to Game Pass, including:

  • More than 60 of EA’s biggest and best console and PC games like FIFA 20, Titanfall 2 and Need for Speed Heat, as well as titles from some of EA’s most popular franchises like Battlefield, Mass Effect, Skate, and The Sims.
  • Exclusive in-game challenges and rewards, special member-only content, discounts on EA digital purchases for DLC, games, and more.
  • Access to trials of games for up to 10 hours from best-loved franchises and top titles like Madden NFL 21 and FIFA 21.
  • Not only will EA Play titles be available on console and PC, this holiday, some of the best EA Play games will also be available for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members to play on Android devices via the cloud at no additional charge.


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TBiddy

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Insane. I might need to consider signing up for GP soon.

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Nikana

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the sports titles alone will attract a ton of the casual audience. This is a great move by MS
Fair enough. But havent those games even been criticized by their core audience? Wasnt the latest Madden the lowest user scored game in history on Metacritic?
 

REDRZA MWS

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WOW, MS is dropping bombs today. I don’t have Gamepass, never even tried it, I’m fine with buying the games I want and always have been. With the addition of EA PLAY this becomes an almost must have. The value is incredible.
 

Dommel

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Insane. I might need to consider signing up for GP soon.

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Added them to the OP, thanks
 
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Wow. I mean I wanted to check out Anthem again, but the thought of paying actual cash for it was...eh. I would assume the new Dragon Age and such will make their way onto the service, too.

Edit: I didn’t see a ”start date” anywhere in the newswire release. Is this a ‘holiday’ 2020 thing?
 
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pasterpl

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So with PC gamepass I will now get access to EA Play?

Will that still require origin?

This means Ultimate members can enjoy EA Play on Xbox One, Xbox Series X and Series S, and Windows 10 PCs, and Xbox Game Pass for PC members get EA Play on Windows 10.

 
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GHG

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Insane. I might need to consider signing up for GP soon.

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Not sure the 3rd party games on that list for PC will be included.

For example with EA Play on Steam you only get access to EA's own titles and the 3rd party games are omitted.

For access to the third party games you actually need to subscribe directly via EA origin.
 
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splattered

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If MS does right by its fans and continues the value and momentum in years to come i will honestly never unsubscribe from GPU. This and a handful of streaming video apps are all my family needs for entertainment at a very reasonable price for what we used to pay for cable TV. Insane world we're living in right now. And lucky for MS i still buy all the games I want to own as well (I have around 500 between 360 and XBO split near 50/50)
 

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Jesus. Game Pass keeps getting better. Insane. Yeah, I think Xbox will be just fine this gen guys, lmao.

They’re just following the Netflix forumla of gobbling up any and all available digital content then sorting out quality later. You remember some of Netflix’s original programming (Hemlock Grove lol)? Now they make some of the best shows in the industry. I think MS has a winning strategy, even if it’s not one that resonates with most of the enthusiasts here.
 

Zoro7

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So you get base EA PLAY stuff? Which is things in the vault?

.......No thanks.

EA PLAY PRO is the better part of the service that you get early access and games day to date as they release like madden 21, fifa 21 etc.
So you don’t get the free trials with this? Only a few old games? I initially thought it was a great deal but if this is true then not so much.
 

mckmas8808

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Great move by MS. They are throwing a bunch of money around into the subscription game. I'll be interested to see how gamers react to this.
 
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Papacheeks

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So you don’t get the free trials with this? Only a few old games? I initially thought it was a great deal but if this is true then not so much.

You would have to look up what the base EA PLAY gets you. i think you get early beta stuff. But you dont get the games as they release day to date like you do with EA PLAY PRO.

Notice they showed old games in that montage, all of those are in the vault which comes with what base EA PLAY is.
 
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I did not expect this but that is awesome news. I am not a huge fan of EA these days but I'm sure I will play more of their games if they are on Gamepass.
 
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