EA Play, the subscription service formerly known as EA Access, is being bundled up with Xbox Game Pass – effectively making the service free*, depending on how you want to do your sums. This means that you’ll immediately get access to all of the benefits of the service, including the ability to download All Free EA Play Games, 10-hour pre-release trials, and additional in-game bonuses and goodies.
Unfortunately, you’ll still have to stump up a monthly or annual fee on the PlayStation 4 – and, presumably, PlayStation 5 – if you want those same benefits, with the price currently set at £3.99/$4.99 per month or £19.99/$29.99 per year. Obviously this is a big get for Xbox Game Pass, as Microsoft continues to tout value compared to its competitor. We'll have to wait and see what Sony's response entails.