Tag: Electronic Arts
News FIFA 23's Free World Cup Update Comes To Xbox Series X|S Next Week
International football returns
The 2023 FIFA World Cup starts later this month, and as part of this - Electronic Arts will be releasing its free 'World Cup' update for FIFA 23 on 9th November. Players will be able to participate in the "full" FIFA World Cup 2022 experience as one of the 32 qualified nations. You'll also be able to customise your...
News EA Announces 'Multi-Title' Action Adventure Game Deal With Marvel
Iron Man is first up
There's big news coming out of Electronic Arts today with the company announcing it's committing to a "long-term deal" with comicbook giant Marvel (known for Spider-Man, X-Men and more) to develop "at least three" brand new action-adventure games. These games will be available for both "consoles and PC", and each will have an...
News Electronic Arts And Koei Tecmo Are Working On A Monster Hunter Rival
"The next great hunting game"
The Monster Hunter series has become an absolute goldmine for Capcom over the years, with each game normally shifting millions of units around the globe. It's got plenty of other companies thinking about how they could join the hunt, and with this in mind, EA and Koei Tecmo are teaming up in a new partnership to make...
News EA Teases 'Some Surprises' You Won't Want To Miss Out On
What could it be for?
Electronic Arts might not be hosting its 'EA Play Live' event this year, but apparently, it's got some surprises up its sleeve. According to the company's official Twitter account, you won't want to miss out on these surprises. It's not specified when exactly they'll be revealed. Here's the tweet in full: "We have some...
News EA Reportedly Keen To Sell Or Merge
Was allegedly in negotiations with Comcast
Mergers and sales of big third-party video game companies have become all the rage in recent years, and according to a new report by the news website Puck, Electronic Arts could be next in line. Following on from Microsoft's acquisition of Activision Blizzard, EA has reportedly "been persistent in pursuing...
News EA Teases Major IP, Partner Title, Remake And Sports Game For 2023
What could they be?
"EA Sports FC" is generating a lot of headlines right now, but there's plenty of other stuff going on at Electronic Arts. In the video game giant's latest earnings report, the company teased what's on the menu for 2023. According to official details, there are plans for a major IP, a partner title, a remake as a well as an...
News EA Announces It's Making Lord Of The Rings Games Again
One title has been announced, but it's for mobile
EA has officially renewed its partnership with Middle-Earth Enterprises - the exclusive rights holders of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, created by J.R.R. Tolkien. It's somewhat exciting news, but unfortunately, the only game announced (at least right now) is a new mobile title called The...
News Electronic Arts' EA Play Live Event Won't Be Taking Place This Year
EA is waiting for "when the time is right"
Although a number of live events and streams are set to return this year, one that we won't be seeing is EA Play Live. According to a story on IGN, EA has made the decision to skip this year, and instead reveal its next batch of games when the "time is right". Here's exactly what an EA representative had...
News Electronic Arts Has Been Hit By A Cyber Attack, 780GB Of Data Allegedly Stolen
And the hackers are now trying to sell it
The third-party video game giant Electronic Arts is reportedly the latest victim of a major cyber attack. According to VICE Motherboard, hackers have managed to obtain source code and related tools used in the company's games. It's alleged 780GB of data has been taken from EA. This includes Frostbite source...
News EA Will Reportedly Decide The Fate Of Anthem This Week
According to sources "familiar with the matter"
EA will apparently decide the fate of BioWare's failed online multiplayer RPG Anthem this week. This information comes from Bloomberg's Jason Schreier, who has been told by three people "familiar with the matter", that Electronic Arts will either expand the team (to "continue" trying to create a new...
News EA's Next Battlefield Entry Will Be Revealed This Spring
And will launch in the "2021 holiday season"
While we've been given an early look at the next Battlefield's game engine, EA hasn't told us when we'll get our first proper look, or when the game will be launched. So, when can we expect to find out more? In an investors call, company CEO Andrew Wilson has now confirmed the next entry in the...
News Respawn Entertainment Is Recruiting For A New IP
Apex Legends, Star Wars and...?
Respawn Entertainment - best-known in recent times for Apex Legends and Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order - appears to have a new IP in development. Although EA has already hinted at a sequel to Fallen Order, this seems to be for something completely different. According to a
News Mass Effect And Dragon Age Veterans Announce Departure From BioWare
"It's not an easy decision to make"
BioWare GM Casey Hudson and Dragon Age executive producer Mark Darrah have announced they'll be departing. Hudson worked on The Knights of the Old Republic and was also the co-creator of Mass Effect. He's been with BioWare for nearly 20 years now, apart from a short stint with Microsoft. His plan is to try...
News Apex Legends Cross-Play Beta Launching Next Week On October 6th
Ready up, Xbox players
Respawn Entertainment, the creator of EA's battle royale game Apex Legends, has announced it will be launching the cross-play beta next week. Game director Chad Grenier made this announcement over on the official EA blog. Since the launch of Apex Legends, cross-play has been one of the most requested features from our...
News Star Wars: Squadrons Will Support Joysticks And Throttles On Xbox One
"Good news, pilots!"
We've already heard how the upcoming title Star Wars: Squadrons will have a hardcore mode for experienced pilots. If that's still not enough, there'll also be hands-on throttle-and-stick (HOTAS) controls. The good news is that this control method will also be available to console players, including Xbox One pilots. This was...
News 'We Are Listening,' Says EA's Chief Studios Officer On Fan Requests
And Skate 4 is proof
This week, Electronic Arts held its EA Play Live event where it revealed new announcements, gameplay, and teasers of its next-generation video games. At the very end of this presentation, it announced the long-requested title, Skate 4. In an interview with Game
News These Might Be The First Images Of Dragon Age 4 For Next-Gen
Revealed during EA Play
BioWare is easily one of EA's most talented developers, so what can we expect from this famous studio in the next generation? While nothing was officially announced at today's EA Play Live event, we did get a look at something. Although we can't say for sure - it appears to be Dragon Age 4. It also sounds like a future...
News EA Shows Off Early Footage Of Its Next-Generation Battlefield Game
EA's future looks brighter than ever - with the company bringing multiple games to next-generation platforms including the Xbox Series X. One of these titles will of course be a new entry in the Battlefield series. Although we didn't get to see any trailers or anything like that, chief studios officer Laura Miele was happy to highlight...
News Here's Your First Look At The New Need For Speed By Criterion Games
Get ready to burn some next-gen rubber
Towards the end of EA Play - the company's chief studios officer Laura Miele spoke about the future and what's ahead. She explained how all of EA's studios were creating new stories, experiences, and gameplay - all enabled by new console technology. One of these, as you might have guessed, is the...