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

tryDEATH

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Never, Sir. Never. If I couldn't afford something I didn't buy it. Counts for Phones as well.
I am odd I guess..
The package sounds fine. What's the cost without the console?

Btw. Awesome Avatar, Love the Series!

Props to you if you don't have any credit debt, but you don't have a Car or House or did you cash those too? Everyone has a credit line open these days as they play a crucial part in your credit score which enables you access to better loans with better interest rates.

As for the cost with out the console I did a breakdown of all the prices in my post. The merger between GamePass Ultimate and EA Play saves you at least $30 a year.
 

MaulerX

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You charge it to your CC that is already interest free and pay it off on time and still be able to take advantage of Game Pass Ultimate sale prices and promotions. All Access is not the only interest free option. BB and Amazon are both very popular stores that offer interest free financing.


Yes but it'll cost you more because you're buying the console separately from Gamepass Ultimate.

The point of All Access is that you get everything cheaper regardless of interest.

Like I said earlier the choice is yours. It's just an option.
 

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Props to you if you don't have any credit debt, but you don't have a Car or House or did you cash those too? Everyone has a credit line open these days as they play a crucial part in your credit score which enables you access to better loans with better interest rates.

As for the cost with out the console I did a breakdown of all the prices in my post. The merger between GamePass Ultimate and EA Play saves you at least $30 a year.

Luckily my car gets paid by my employer and I don't own a house and I actually have zero debt and all my money is invested and still I pay up front, lol :D
Don't worry mate I get your point, everyone has a credit line, 100% true and it is a great deal that MS is offering nothing to fight about.
 

Papacheeks

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We all get it. You don't like GP or you only have as PS4 and can't get it. Whatever, you've trolled this free Game Pass perk and this thread enough now so GTFO and go find something else to troll.

Wow, Grow up dude.

I literally use to have EA ACCESS a long ass time ago, it was good to play dead space, crysis and older battlefield games. But I dont play sport games so it lost it's allure to me. Same with Gamepass. I have a xbox account, own OG XBOX, xb360 and have a gaming PC that played anything @1440p at 144hz.

I also own a PS4PRO.

People losing their shit over EA PLAY is just jarring, because you literally are getting access to old games?

I guess if you want to play MT ridden BAttlefront and a dead battlefield game then more power to you.

Where i see the better value are the older legacy games like bad company 2, mass effect, old republic, dead space, crysis.
 
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Hezekiah

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I love all the reactions to playing a bunch of old ass games in EA'S vault.

"Microsoft is killing it", Gamepass isn't legal.

Sure what ever floats your boat. If you want to play their games with all the MT bullshit like Battlefront 2, BFV, and last years fifa/madden.

I mean to have access at no added cost is great.

But these are all vault games. Not like your getting new stuff that will have a player base.

Player base for a lot of the older shooters are dead.
BFV still has players, but yeah when BF6 releases next year it's dead because it wasn't as liked as some of the older games.

FIFA I imagine dies when the new one releases, but I haven't played it in years.
 

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People give EA too much shit. They put out decent shit, and they put out lame shit.





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Nikana

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As far as I can see it doesn't require ultimate on pc to gain access to ea play. Just the ordinary game pass.


Why? One of the greatest shooters this gen.

Because they sent that game out to die. Its one of the best games in general this gen, but you wouldn't know that if you asked them. They stopped support pre mature and spun it off.
 
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The_Mike

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Because they sent that game out to die. Its one of the best games in general this gen, but you wouldn't know that if you asked them. They stopped support pre mature and spun it off.
Titanfall 1 wasn't sent out to die. I'm talking about that.
 
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Son_of_Zardoz

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This is a game changer, especially if EA starts putting Madden and FIFA up day and date for folks to play. Forget paying for a new (old) game every year--now it's included in a monthly membership.

I'm sure they'll keep it where the previous version of sports franchises are free, you just get a trial of the new one. I wouldn't expect them to put the new ones up for free since they gotta keep milking the cow somehow.

EA Play is a really nice addition though, adds a lot to Gamepass. Hoping this gen is going to be more competitive because we'll all benefit from it.
 

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Yes but it'll cost you more because you're buying the console separately from Gamepass Ultimate.

The point of All Access is that you get everything cheaper regardless of interest.

Like I said earlier the choice is yours. It's just an option.
How am I paying more when I am buying Game Pass Ultimate on sale? Amazon has had two-for-one sales on GPU already. CD Keys has sales. So no, being locked into a subscription through financing is not going to be the least expensive option. Just more convenient. Also, I can use bing/MS rewards.
 
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Hezekiah

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Game pass king of all gaming services. If you not GP subscriber then you not a gamer.
Or they just don't like most of the library/older games. Otherwise according to your definition the vast majority of people who actually play games 'aren't gamers' then 😬.
 
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teezzy

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Just like every company on the planet

kinda my point

EA brought us NHL, Madden, Mass Effect, Battlefront 2, Jedi: Fallen Order, Alice: Madness Returns, Command and Conquer Remastered, Shadow of Mordor, Battlefield, etc

I've got nothing against 'em. Lookin' forward to Star Wars: Squadrons
 

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Salt for playing a bunch of old games?

Everyone needs to understand what EA PLAY is. There's two tiers.

EA PLAY and EA PLAY pro.



You are an idiot if you think your going to see day to date the new Fifa or Madden on Gamepass/EA PLAY. Madden and Fifa are really the only two in town for their sports. Madden alone being day to date would cost Billions on it's own.

only way this would happen if Gamepass went up a substantial amount in what they charged per month.

And right now thats not happening and I doubt EA would want to risk the revenue loss.

Go look up where EA'S bread and butter every year is for their quarterly. Most of it comes from those two titles.
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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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.

? I literally said all this in previous post? your still playing those 60 games that are in the EA vault.
 
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Njocky

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? I literally said all this in previous post? your still playing those 60 games that are in the EA vault.
Dude you literally said this:

"You are an idiot if you think your going to see day to date the new Fifa or Madden on Gamepass/EA PLAY. Madden and Fifa are really the only two in town for their sports. Madden alone being day to date would cost Billions on it's own. "

Yet both the Xboxwire article clearly says:

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  • Access to trials of games for up to 10 hours from best-loved franchises and top titles like Madden NFL 21 and FIFA 21.
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But feel free to muddy the waters, I'm just trying not to be misled.
 
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Papacheeks

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Dude you literally said this:

"You are an idiot if you think your going to see day to date the new Fifa or Madden on Gamepass/EA PLAY. Madden and Fifa are really the only two in town for their sports. Madden alone being day to date would cost Billions on it's own. "

Yet both the Xboxwire article clearly says:

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  • Access to trials of games for up to 10 hours from best-loved franchises and top titles like Madden NFL 21 and FIFA 21.
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But feel free to muddy the waters, I'm just trying not to be misled.

It's a fucking beta and you didn't read previous posts where I included that you get early access/beta to madden/fifa for 10 hours. To play the newest madden, the full game or fifa you need EA PLAY PRO.

Thats not what your getting, literally go back and look at my other posts.

Your late to the thread and didn't read.
 
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Hinedorf

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This is a pretty impressive deal if 1. You don't own video games and are looking to make an initial purchase or 2. Are very poor and after an initial purchase have no additional money to spend.

This is a really great filthy casual concept, I'm just not a filthy casual.
 
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It's a fucking beta and you didn't read previous posts where I included that you get early access/beta to madden/fifa for 10 hours. To play the newest madden, the full game or fifa you need EA PLAY PRO.

Thats not what your getting, literally go back and look at my other posts.

Your late to the thread and didn't read.
no, the 10 hours trial is for the full retail game, the same as the one you buy, not the beta. AND you get to play days before retail release.
im an EA Play/EA Access subscriber from day 1 on xbox.
 
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Njocky

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It's a fucking beta and you didn't read previous posts where I included that you get early access/beta to madden/fifa for 10 hours. To play the newest madden, the full game or fifa you need EA PLAY PRO.

Thats not what your getting, literally go back and look at my other posts.

Your late to the thread and didn't read.

I don't have the time to read all your posts. Not a single one of them should be spreading FUD. To your credit, you agree on the free trials but not on full games. Your post I quoted didn't make the distinction. But quite frankly who cares? you enjoy your interpretation of today's news and I will do the same.
 
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Nikana

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Thought the consensus until before today was that Dice, Respawn and the Star Wars franchise were great. Bioware used to be top notch too.
Battelfiled 5 was not great by any means. Battlefront 2 "got there" if you ask some but i dont think we can forget the SWBFII fiasco.

Bioware and anthem was a disaster.

Ill give you Respawn, Fallen Order isnt on The Play List even though its going on a year old.
 

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EA Play free with gamepass is a good thing. EA having very little to offer in terms of new games kind of lowers the value somewhat. EA don't pump out games like they used to. The value is in old games and it being free with game pass is indicative of that.
 
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Njocky

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no, the 10 hours trial is for the full retail game, the same as the one you buy, not the beta. AND you get to play days before retail release.
im an EA Play/EA Access subscriber from day 1 on xbox.
Totally, 10 hours is enough to beat most of a game and in some cases to even complete it. Certainly enough to make a super informed decision about whether it's worth purchasing. That doesn't even include the discounts. I don't think EA Play is worth it on its own but to have it thrown for free into something that you were already getting extremely cheap (GPUltimate) is undeniably outstanding.
 
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INC

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Bf6 best be with it

Honestly this is pretty dope, my only worry for xbox series S customers, is ssd space, especially with both game pass and ea play now bundled.
 
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drganon

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Thought the consensus until before today was that Dice, Respawn and the Star Wars franchise were great. Bioware used to be top notch too.
Star wars great? Ea has put out only one decent star wars game this gen, and its at best a 7. Everything else has been a mess of cancellations and micro transaction bull shit.
 
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Holy god damn sheeeiiit.

I know for most people on here hate on sports games and EA games in general, but they are absolutely massive in terms of the mass casual market.
 
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im confused now, i though you get all the new and old games with that. so you need another type of EA access? dang

You get beta access for like 10 hours of the new title, then you have to purchase it or upgrade to EA PLAY PRO which gives you the games day to date. EA PLAY is basically beta access and access to EA VAULT where you can play legacy titles that get added after so many years.

no, the 10 hours trial is for the full retail game, the same as the one you buy, not the beta. AND you get to play days before retail release.
im an EA Play/EA Access subscriber from day 1 on xbox.

Thats.....what a beta is?

I don't have the time to read all your posts. Not a single one of them should be spreading FUD. To your credit, you agree on the free trials but not on full games. Your post I quoted didn't make the distinction. But quite frankly who cares? you enjoy your interpretation of today's news and I will do the same.

What narrative? I in the same page as the one you quoted me said you get beta access to the new madden/fifa games? Which is what playing first 10 hours is, it's a beta/demo.

A beta gets you a taste of the game. Which is what the 10 hour trials do.

You didn't want to scroll down in the same page?

Shows how knee jerk reactionary you are. You saw my post and just had to try and correct it not knowing that I and many others literally explained to people what EA PLAY is vs EA PLAY PRO.

Keep on fighting the good fight.
 
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You get beta access for like 10 hours of the new title, then you have to purchase it or upgrade to EA PLAY PRO which gives you the games day to date. EA PLAY is basically beta access and access to EA VAULT where you can play legacy titles that get added after so many years.



Thats.....what a beta is?
can you stop bullshitting after you've been told countless times it isnt 10 hours of beta. its 10 hours of the retail release.
no thats not what a beta is.
just because you can play it early doesnt mean its beta, its a perk for being a subscriber.
and you can play it after release, after patches,etc.. so it still isnt a beta
 
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Papacheeks

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can you stop bullshitting after you've been told countless times it isnt 10 hours of beta. its 10 hours of the retail release.

The avengers game beta was literally the beginning of the game. Same with what EA does, they let you play early access hence why it was called EA ACCESS before it was re-branded.

You dont get the whole game. If you start a season, and after the first 10 hours it cuts you off what do you call it?

It's a beta, a beta is a full version of a game that is Representative of the full game.

HAve you ever used a PC?

You seem bent out of shape because I literally explained what your getting. You get early access aka first 10 hours which is what basically a beta is of the new Madden/Fifa. And you get to play it early.

You have 16 posts to your account, yikes.

To ignore list you go. Probably never played a PC beta in your life.
 
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