Update from December 15, 2020: The launch of EA Play scheduled for today as part of Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for PC has been postponed. According to its own information, Microsoft needs more timein order to “meet your own high standards” during the integration and to offer the players the best possible experience.
A specific date for the new launch of the cooperation does not yet exist. Currently there is only talk of 2021. More information is promised for the beginning of next year. The trial price of the Game Pass on PC given below has now also been increased to 10 dollars. EA Play is already integrated on the console.
Perhaps PC gamers will comfort them with a few game gifts for Christmas, the Epic Store is planning big things and you can also get a free game at Ubisoft:
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Original message: Microsoft surprisingly has one Cooperation with Electronic Arts announced for Game Pass Ultimate and Game Pass on PC. If you have subscribed to the Game Pass, EA Play receives on top of that for free and can play over 60 games from the publisher at no extra charge.
These include, for example, FIFA, Battlefield, Sims or open-world games such as Mass Effect Andromeda and Dragon Age Inquisition. To classify: As a single offer, you pay EUR 3.99 per month or EUR 24.99 per year for EA Play.
Where and for whom is EA Play available for free?
The offer applies to everyone who has the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate or Game Pass for PC subscribed. You can then use EA Play on the Xbox One, Xbox Series X / S, or PCs with Windows 10, depending on the situation. However, some games also support cloud gaming on Android devices.
When does EA Play start in Game Pass?
For owners of the Xbox version, it starts on November 10, 2020. PC gamers have to wait a month longer, namely until December 15th. Then they also get access to the EA offer.
What else is in EA Play?
- Over 60 games from the publisher (including FIFA 20, Titanfall 2, Need for Speed Heat, the Battlefield and Mass Effect series, The Sims and more)
- Exclusive in-game content like challenges and rewards for subscribers
- Discounts on digital purchases like games, DLCs and more from EA
- Advance receipts of up to 10 hours for games like Madden NFL 21 or FIFA 21
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How much does Xbox Game Pass for PC cost?
- First one euro, then four: On the PC, the Xbox Game Pass costs just one euro for the first month and then 4 dollars for each additional month. EA Play is also available for free. The regular EA subscription also costs 4 dollars per month and 15 dollars per month in the premium version.
- First one euro, then 13: The Game Pass Ultimate for PC and console including cloud gaming for Android devices, as well as Xbox Live Gold, costs just one euro for the first month and 13 dollars for the months thereafter.
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