Microsoft is all-in with regards to its gaming business, which could only mean something: better offers for gamers. After revealing the price of its next-generation consoles, the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S, Microsoft announced another major change to its Xbox Game Pass service.
Starting this holiday, Xbox Game Pass subscribers will get EA Play for no additional cost. EA Play is Electronic Arts subscription service that provides gamers access to more than 60 games, including FIFA 20, Titanfall 2, Need for Speed Heat, as well as titles in the publisher’s most popular franchises like Battlefield, Mass Effect, Skate, and also the Sims.
Typically, EA Play (formerly EA Access) costs $5 per month ($30 per year), but Xbox Game Pass subscribers can get it for free. EA Play launched first to Xbox One out of August 2014 also it later arrived on PlayStation 4 in 2019. Less than fourteen days ago, EA Play made its debut on Steam, thus putting EA’s subscription-based video game service all over the place it counts.
Later this year, Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and PC members will be supplied with an EA Play membership at no additional cost. This means that Ultimate members can enjoy EA Play on Xbox One, Xbox Series X and S, and Windows 10 PCs, and Xbox Game Pass for PC members get EA Experience Windows 10.
Aside from being allowed to play more than 60 of EA’s biggest and best console and Computer games, Xbox Game Pass subscribers will be offered exclusive in-game challenges and rewards, special member-only content, discounts on EA digital purchases for DLC, games, and more.
Finally, this holiday, the best EA Play games will also be readily available for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members to play on Android devices via the cloud at no additional charge.