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EA Access is adding Need for Speed, Unravel, and Garden Warfare 2

If you like the occasional EA-published game, own an Xbox One, and are patient enough to hold off on new releases for several months or so, EA Access can be a ridiculous value. The $4.99 per month subscription program is adding three new ga...   read

 
 
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Xbox Live Gold subscribers can play a bunch of EA games for free next week

From this Sunday, June 12 to Tuesday, June 22, folks with an Xbox Live Gold membership will have full access to the games in the EA Access Vault without needing to pay the normal $4.99 monthly or $29.99 yearly fee for the perk. You'll just ...   read

 
 
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Mass Effect Trilogy comes to EA Origin Access

Subscribers to Origin Access on the PC can now play the entire Mass Effect trilogy as part of their subscription.  EA’s subscription service initially launched on Xbox One, but recently expanded to included PC, too. For now, the ...   read

 
 
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Fancy getting a free 10-day trial of EA Access?

Curious about EA Access service but not quite convinced enough to pay up yet? Maybe a ten-day free trial will persuade you.  If rumours are to be believed, Xbox Live Gold members will be able to access the full benefits of EA Access fr...   read

 
 
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FIFA 16

FIFA 16 is now part of the EA Access program

FIFA, the bane of Konami's existence now that their only real video game presence is Pro Evolution Soccer now, has just hit EA Access' Vault. What does that mean? Well as long as you're subscribing to the EA Access program on Xbox One,...   read

 
 
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Dead Space

Dead Space is now a part of EA Access

Mere days after arriving on the Xbox One by way of backward compatibility, EA has now added Dead Space to its EA Access program. So if you didn't already own it on the Xbox 360's marketplace, you can play it for free -- provided that y...   read

 
 
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EA adds first backwards compatible game to Access vault

Electronic Arts has added the original Plants vs. Zombies game to EA Access, the subscription service for Xbox One and PC. Although the game is already available via the magic of backward-compatibility, this is the first time a non-Xbox One...   read

 
 
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Unravel

EA and Origin Access subscribers can play the first two levels of Unravel right now

It’s not long now until puzzle-platformer Unravel is launched. On February 9, the world will be too distracted by how adorable Yarny is to notice many of the world’s ills, and we will at last have achieved global peace. We shall...   read

 
 
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EA's Origin Access available now in Europe

The PC variation of EA's subscription service, Origin Access, is now available in Europe. The service rolled out across North America on January 12, but only now has reached European shores.  If you're familiar with the Xbox One ...   read

 
 
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Electronic Arts

We're not just a 'corporate beast,' says EA CEO

Electronic Arts CEO Andrew Wilson assured attendees at a recent conference that the publisher was not just a money-hungry "corporate beast." Talking at the B.C. Tech Summit (via Vancouver 24 Hrs), Wilson acknowledged that the publisher has ...   read

 
 


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Play free EA games with Xbox Live Gold next week

Electronic Arts has a subscription program -- EA Access -- that allows you to play from a catalog of games for a flat fee every month. EA recently launched the previously Xbox One exclusive service on PC and rebranded it as Origin Access. S...   read

 
 
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EA Access is available on PC now too

EA Access, the subscription service to lease certain Electronic Arts games, is no longer exclusive to the Xbox One. It's now available on PC as well, but rebranded to "Origin Access." Despite the name change, Origin Access looks to function...   read

 
 
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Random Xbox Live members are getting free EA Access codes

Some Xbox Live users are finding that they suddenly have access to way more EA games than they own. That's the nature of the appropriately-named EA Access -- it's a service that allows unlimited playing of certain titles that are in the "Va...   read

 
 
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Need for Speed

Want to play ten 'unrestricted' hours of Need for Speed before it's out?

If you're a member of EA Access, you can now sample ten hours of Need for Speed, completely unrestricted, for free. You'll be able to try out every mode and feature in advance of release next week, and the clock only counts down while you'r...   read

 
 
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EA is asking about an EA Access-style service for PC, with other publishers involved

It looks like EA might be looking to expand EA Access (its subscription service on Xbox One that gives access to a whole host of EA games) to PC, and to include other publishers, if a survey sent out by market research company Chadwick Mart...   read

 
 
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Dragon Age: Inquisition is free with EA Access

EA Access continues to be a surprisingly good value for Xbox One owners. The service has added Dragon Age: Inquisition to its lineup as promised. If you're a subscriber ($4.99 per month, $29.99 per year), you can download and play through B...   read

 
 
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Xbox One bundle

This Xbox One bundle has Madden NFL 16 and a year of EA Access

Microsoft is rolling out another Xbox One bundle on August 18, 2015 and if you're into sports games, it's worth a look. For $399, it comes with a 1TB hard drive, Madden NFL 16, and a year subscription to EA Access. The latter ensures access...   read

 
 
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FIFA 15 now included in EA Access

Electronic Arts' Xbox One game subscription service, EA Access, has added FIFA 15. Subscribers can play the full game and save 10 percent on Ultimate Team Points (be strong!). Good opportunity to link to that glitch where everyone chills in...   read

 
 
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Star Wars: Battlefront making silly laser noises first on Xbox One

I never really ‘got’ Star Wars; to me it seems like a load of old guff in space. Something to do with midi-chlorians killing the younglings and turning them in to coarse sand or something? I don't know, it’s just never par...   read

 
 
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Madden NFL 15 latest EA Vault addition

EA Access continues to prove itself worthy as Madden NFL 2015 has just been added to the current lineup of available games in the The Vault. It's a shame Sony turned down this service. Despite their concerns, it appears to be providing plen...   read

 
 
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Kill cops (or robbers) early with EA Access and Battlefield Hardline

If you were planning on getting or trying out Battlefield Hardline and happen to have an Xbox One and EA Access, then your monthly payments are about to pay off. Well, kind of. EA announced that EA Access members will be able to play a ful...   read

 
 
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NBA Live 15

NBA Live 15 added to EA Vault

Times have never been so low for those of us who love basketball and the games the sport inspires. While the NBA2K series may appear to be good enough for the majority, there is a growing minority that has become fed up with the way the ser...   read

 
 
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EA Sports UFC (and Bruce Lee!) joins EA Access on December 18

Damn. Started my last post about EA Access by admitting I keep forgetting the service exists, so it'd be poor form to do that again despite my continued forgetfulness. And now I've muddied this post by calling attention to that fact. Let's ...   read

 
 
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If you happen to have EA Access, I highly recommend playing Garden Warfare

I keep forgetting about EA Access. Perhaps you can say the same. It's a $4.99-per-month service for Xbox One that gives unlimited access to select games from you-know-who along with other perks like early demos. One of my favorite titles th...   read

 
 
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EA Access adding Need for Speed Rivals, more trials

When it was announced, I thought EA Access sounded like a decent value depending on your personal gaming habits. That's still where I'm at. This month's addition to the Vault, Need for Speed Rivals, doesn't do much to change my opinion one ...   read

 
 
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