EA Announces UEFA Champions League in EA SPORTS FIFA 19, Available September 28
Experience the Excitement of the UEFA Champions League Across FIFA 19 With a New Tournament Mode, The Journey: Champions, FIFA Ultimate Team and More
View the FIFA 19 Reveal Trailer Here with the Remixed UEFA Champions League Anthem composed by Hans Zimmer and Featuring Vince Staples
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, at EA PLAY, Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) announced the pinnacle of club football competition is coming to EA SPORTS™ FIFA 19* with the integration of the UEFA Champions League, as well as the additions of the UEFA Europa League and UEFA Super Cup on the PlayStation®4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch™ and PC.
“The UEFA Champions League has been one of the most requested features from players for over a decade, and we’re so excited for one of the World’s biggest competitions to join The World’s Game in FIFA 19,” said Aaron McHardy, Executive Producer for EA SPORTS FIFA. “We are elevating the experience this year in so many ways, from integrating UEFA Champions League content across the game, to adding a variety of new features that bring more control to gameplay.”
Fans can achieve glory in the brand-new UEFA Champions League tournament mode featuring all the drama from the group stage through to the illustrious final or play a custom version of the tournament with any European club of their choice included in the game.
In The Journey: Champions*, the dramatic finale of the narrative driven story mode, players will chase the UEFA Champions League trophy as iconic young footballer Alex Hunter, on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. Alternatively, players can build their dream squad in FIFA 19 Ultimate Team™, featuring live and authentic content from the world's most prestigious club competitions, including the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League.
In PlayStation®4, Xbox One and PC gameplay, new features allow players to control the pitch in every moment, from tactical approach to each technical touch, including the all-new Active Touch System that changes the way players receive and strike the ball, 50/50 Battles where reactions and player attributes determine the outcome for winning loose balls across the pitch, the new Dynamic Tactics system gives players greater ability to setup their squads and customize their tactical approach, and more.
Returning as cover star is Cristiano Ronaldo, joined by the Brazilian superstar, Neymar Jr, for the FIFA 19Champions and FIFA 19 Ultimate pre-order editions. Continuing to rack up top honors, Ronaldo took home this year’s Ballon d'Or trophy alongside a historic third consecutive UEFA Champions League title for Real Madrid C.F. making him the first player to win five UEFA Champions League trophies. Neymar Jr debuted with an electrifying first season at Paris Saint-Germain F.C. fresh off a world record transfer last summer. The Brazilian winger was named Ligue 1 Player of the Year and helped Paris Saint-Germain F.C. in their unprecedented domestic quadruple.
Players who pre-order** the Champions Edition for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC and Nintendo Switch™ will get three days early access, up to 20 Jumbo Premium Gold FUT Packs, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar Jr FUT Loan Items for seven matches, and more. Pre-order the Ultimate Edition for the digital versions of PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC and get up to 40 Jumbo Premium Gold FUT Packs and more. All the pre-order details are available here.
EA Access*** and Origin™ Access Basic*** members can enjoy up to 10 hours of play time as part of the Play First Trial, and Origin Access Premier**** members can jump right into the full game first to get full access on PC starting September 20.
FIFA 19*, is developed by EA Vancouver and EA Romania and will be available worldwide on September 28, 2018 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch systems. Join the EA SPORTS FIFA community at Facebook and on Instagram, or follow us on Twitter @easportsfifa.
* FROSTBITE GAME ENGINE AND THE JOURNEY: CHAMPIONS ARE AVAILABLE ON XBOX ONE, PLAYSTATION 4 AND PC PLATFORM VERSIONS ONLY. UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE CONTENT AVAILABLE ON XBOX ONE, PLAYSTATION 4, PC AND NINTENDO SWITCH VERSIONS ONLY, SEE HERE https://www.easports.com/fifa/champions-league-features FOR MORE DETAILS. NOT ALL FEATURES AVAILABLE ON ALL PLATFORMS.
** CONDITIONS AND RESTRICTIONS APPLY. TO LEARN MORE ABOUT OFFER DISCLAIMERS AND PRE-ORDER DETAILS, VISIT https://www.easports.com/fifa/news/2018/fifa-19-pre-order-offers .
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EA Announces Command & Conquer: Rivals Coming to iOS and Android
Raise an Army, Control Your Forces and Dominate Rivals in 1v1, Competitive PVP Battles.
Pre-Register Today for Your Chance to Play the Pre-Alpha
View the EA PLAY Trailer
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today at EA PLAY in Los Angeles, Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) announced Command & Conquer™: Rivals, a fresh and innovative player versus player (PVP) real-time strategy game (RTS) built from the ground up for mobile devices. Taking advantage of mobile’s touch interface, Command & Conquer: Rivals gives players continuous control of their armies as they face off in intense head-to-head battles where skill and strategy are key to victory.
Starting today, players can pre-register to find out when Command & Conquer: Rivals is available worldwide by heading to www.cncrivals.com. Android users can also pre-register on Google Play™ by searching “Command & Conquer: Rivals”. US and Canadian Android® players that pre-register will also be eligible to join the Command & Conquer: Rivals Pre-Alpha. Learn more about Command & Conquer: Rivals and the pre-alpha in this blog from the games General Manager, Michael Martinez.
“As huge fans of the strategy genre, we wanted to build a great RTS on mobile. Rivals embraces the spirit of the Command & Conquer franchise and reimagines gameplay to deliver our vision,” said Michael Martinez, General Manager of Redwood Studios. “Rivals is specifically designed for mobile, so we’re giving players quick, head-to head live battles with continuous unit control, where skill and strategy reign supreme. The Google Play Pre-Alpha test allows us to put the game in the hands of our players earlier. We can’t wait to hear what they think and will use our players’ feedback to make Rivals better. We, the development team, are committed to delivering a fun, fair, and competitive experience for all players.”
True to RTS games, planning and strategy are the keys to victory in Command & Conquer: Rivals. The intuitive mobile controls of the game allow players to focus their efforts on high-level strategy while also engaging in tactical battles. Each match requires a unique approach to a player’s army composition and build order, where players must create winning combinations of infantry, tanks, aircraft, and hi-tech behemoths in order to defend and out-maneuver an opponent.
Players will choose between the Global Defense Initiative and the Brotherhood of Nod factions, selecting their favorite Commanders to control their ultimate army in battle. By collecting, customizing, and upgrading a vast array of units and forces from the iconic Command & Conquer series, you can defeat your rivals on the battlefield and lead your army to victory.
For more information and to stay up to date on the latest news, follow Command & Conquer: Rivals on Twitter.
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EA and Coldwood Unveil and Launch Unravel Two, a Lighthearted Single Player and Co-Op Puzzle Platform Game, Now Available Worldwide
Adventure Through a World of Wonder with Two Yarnys; Available Today for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Origin for PC
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LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Coldwood and Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA), at EA PLAY in Los Angeles today, for the first time ever, instantly revealed and launched Unravel TM Two . The innovative new single player and co-op puzzle platformer comes from the Swedish studio that brought to life Yarny, the tiny red woolen character that captured the hearts of players in 2015 with the hit indie game, Unravel. Unravel Two builds off of the original game and centers on the bond between two Yarnys, which can be played as a single player or local co-op drop-in/drop-out experience, available beginning today. The two Yarnys will need to support one another as they work through tricky trials and traverse between beautiful natural landscapes and intricate urban environments, with the surroundings blossoming into new life as they embark on an adventure together.
“Unravel Two is about the new bonds that form when we cut ties to the past,” said Martin Sahlin, Creative Director at Coldwood. “Like Unravel, it is a deeply personal game for the studio and our passion and life experiences are intertwined in the fabric of the journey players and their Yarnys will embark on. Unravel Two is about the unbreakable bond between friends and how hope and love can make the world around us a better place.”
Unravel Two features an evocative story filled with energy, intrigue, and inspiration, as well as ominous threats. Players can customize their own Yarnys by helping others in Unravel Two, as they jump, slide, swing and run along their adventure with two Yarnys side-by-side or joined together, always. The engaging and lighthearted story of Unravel Two demonstrates the power of positivity in the face of uncertainty.
Unravel Two is rated E for Everyone by the ESRB and so now available worldwide for $19.99 on Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, and Origin for PC. EA Access* and Origin Access* members can play the beginning of Unravel Two, starting today.
To find out more on Unravel Two, please visit the website. To join the conversation on Unravel Two, please follow us on Twitter.
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Triumph as One in Anthem, Launching February 22
Pre-Order Now for VIP Demo Access and more
Watch the EA PLAY Trailer Here
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, at EA PLAY, Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) revealed that Anthem™ , the brand-new IP from BioWare’s renowned team, will launch on Feb 22, 2019. Anthem is a social, connected Action-RPG with cooperative multiplayer at its heart. Players customize an array of powered Javelin exosuits and team up to face a dangerous and ever-changing world through exploration and combat.
In Anthem, up to four players explore and battle in a dangerous, mysterious place populated by great characters and a unique BioWare story. Players will also create stories of their own while they play, so no two journeys are the same. Javelin exosuits make their pilots powerful heroes in the world, with awesome weapons and incredible special abilities that allow for combat and exploration in a hostile environment. Players will be able to customize and personalize their suits with unique paint jobs and gear so they’ll have the right tools to confront almost any situation, and look good doing it.
Players excited to enter the dangerous world of Anthem are now able to pre-order the game. Those who dowill receive VIP demo access and a unique in-game Founders banner. Those who pre-order the Anthemstandard edition will also receive a legendary weapon and the Legion of Dawn Armor Pack for the Ranger Javelin as part of their pre-order content. In addition, those who purchase the Legion of Dawn Edition of Anthem for pre-order or after launch will also receive the full set of Legion of Dawn Armor Packs (including the Ranger Javelin Legion of Dawn Armor Pack), a Ranger Javelin gear attachment, the digital soundtrack and more.*
Anthem is developed by BioWare and will be available worldwide February 22 for Origin for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Origin Access Premier members can be the first to play the full game with unlimited access on PC starting February 15, and EA Access and Origin Access Basic members can enjoy up to 10 hours of play time as part of the Play First Trial.†
Fans who wish to learn more about Anthem can visit the official website, as well as get the latest news and updates on Twitter and Facebook.
*Conditions and restrictions apply. See https://www.ea.com/games/anthem/pre-order-disclaimer for details.
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EA Announces Origin Access Premier -- a New Subscription Tier Including the Latest EA PC Games in One Membership
Members Will Be Among The First to Play New EA Titles and Have Access to an Ever-Evolving Catalog Featuring 100+ Titles in the Vault
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, at EA PLAY, Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) announced a new PC subscription tier, Origin™ Access Premier*, that unlocks a new way to play. Starting this summer, players can join Origin Access Premier to enjoy full access to new EA releases on PC before anyone else, including the upcoming launches of EA SPORTS™ Madden NFL 19, EA SPORTS FIFA 19, Battlefield V™ and Anthem™.
“Millions of players have experienced the fun of playing more games through our subscription programs, and today we’re taking another groundbreaking step with Origin Access Premier,” said Electronic Arts’ Chief Executive Officer Andrew Wilson. “Origin Access Premier unlocks unprecedented levels of choice and value for players who love PC games. For the first time in a subscription, you’re getting new games like Madden NFL 19, FIFA 19, Battlefield V and Anthem, and full access to more than 100 games from EA and other publishers with a single membership. We’re thrilled to be opening up this new way for players to access great games, with the freedom to play what they want, whenever they want.”
Included in the Origin Access Premier membership is full access to EA’s upcoming highly-anticipated games on PC. Members can look forward to playing the following games:
Members will also receive the benefits from the current Origin Access Basic membership that already includes an evolving library of 100+ games, including Battlefield 1™, Mad Max and the Batman™: Arkhamseries, as well as newly added titles, including Need For Speed™ Payback, Inside, This Is The Police, Surgeand more. Along with a 10% discount on Origin purchases.
Additionally, joining Origin Access Premier will give players a whole new way to play with life through unlimited access to The Sims™ 4, including content from the Digital Deluxe Update, Dine Out Game Pack and Kids Room Stuff Pack.
Origin Access Premier will be $14.99 per month or $99.99 per year. To be among the first to hear more about Origin Access Premier and pre-register, visit www.origin.com/origin-access/ea_play.
For players who are not currently a member of Origin Access, sign-up for a free seven-day trial** available now through June 17, 2018 to download and play games from the Origin Access library. To learn more about member benefits for both EA Access*** visit www.ea.com/ea-access and for Origin Access Basic and Origin Access Premier visit www.origin.com/origin-access.
*CONDITIONS AND RESTRICTIONS APPLY, CERTAIN TITLES MAY NOT BE INCLUDED. SEE ORIGIN.COM/STORE/ORIGIN-ACCESS/TERMS FOR DETAILS.
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**FREE TRIAL STARTS JUNE 9, 2018 AND ENDS JUNE 17, 208. ONE FREE TRIAL PER EA ACCOUNT. AFTER THE TRIAL, THE CURRENT ORIGIN ACCESS MONTHLY OR ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP FEE WILL BE BILLED. CANCEL DURING THE TRIAL PERIOD WITHOUT CHARGE.
**IN PLACE OF A FREE TRIAL, FIRST MONTHLY OR ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION FEE OF ₩ 5,000 A MONTH OR ₩ 33,900 A YEAR WILL BE CHARGED AFTER 7 DAYS. CANCEL ANYTIME DURING THIS 7-DAY PERIOD AND YOU WON’T BE CHARGED. STARTS JUNE 9TH, 2018 AND ENDS JUNE 17TH, 2018.ONE SIGN UP PER EA ACCOUNT.
**IN PLACE OF A FREE TRIAL, FIRST MONTHLY OR ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION FEE OF $4.99 A MONTH OR $29.99 A YEAR WILL BE CHARGED AFTER 7 DAYS. CANCEL ANYTIME DURING THIS 7-DAY PERIOD AND YOU WON’T BE CHARGED. STARTS JUNE 9TH, 2018 AND ENDS JUNE 17TH, 2018. ONE SIGN UP PER EA ACCOUNT.
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