Electronic Arts follows up on
they are combining EA Access and Origin Access services under the title EA Play
with more details on the plan, including word that EA Play will come to Steam
on August 31st:
Today, Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) has revealed that
EA Access and Origin Access Basic have become EA Play*, and Origin Access
Premier is now EA Play Pro, all with a fresh new look. All the great benefits
players love (trials of new EA games, 10% savings on digital purchases including
full games and a library of top titles) aren’t going anywhere. In fact, even
more benefits are on the way over the coming months, starting with in-game
challenges and monthly reward drops for members on select titles. In addition,
on August 31st, EA Play will launch on its fourth platform, the most in the
industry, with Steam for PC, and players can look for more exciting news on EA
EA Play is a game subscription service that makes every game more rewarding with
access to exclusive player challenges, in-game rewards, member-only content and
a library of top titles including The Sims™ 4, Need for Speed™ Heat, Titanfall®
2 - and some of EA’s most fabled franchises like Battlefield™, Star Wars™
Battlefront and Plants vs Zombies™. EA Play is available on Xbox One,
PlayStation®4 and on PC via Origin™ now, and launches on Steam for PC on August
EA Play members get more from their favorite games with unique in-game benefits
and perks for EA’s latest games:
- Madden NFL 21 players get to start their season early on August 21st, as
well as enjoy EA Play Challenges, a launch-day pack in Madden Ultimate
Team™, three Gold Team Fantasy Packs each month, plus additional in-game
benefits that will give you a boost on the field.
- FIFA 21 players will get early access to the trial starting October 1st
with pre-launch challenges to unlock bonuses and additional benefits all
season long including FIFA Ultimate Team™ Season Objective XP boosts.
- Star Wars™: Squadrons players will receive in-game perks through vanity
items like the Interceptor Elegance Helmet and the Ashen Monarch Starfighter
Paint Job Set.
Members can also try out selected new release games for up to 10 hrs, with
saved progress for those who decide to purchase the game so they can continue
where they left off. Members also save on digital purchases, with a 10% member
discount on full games to Season Passes, points packs and DLC. Members of EA
Play will also be the first to try a reimagined PC experience that is currently
available as Origin Beta. An EA Play membership is available for $4.99 a month.
EA Play Pro membership, with full access to all of EA’s new titles, is $14.99 a
month or $99.99 a year.
This summer, EA Play Live debuted as the new name for our annual live event
previously called EA Play. EA Play Live is a showcase dedicated to sharing the
latest EA news from world premieres and game updates, to fun ways for players
and community to interact with EA’s hit games.
For more information on EA Play please visit