Tag: Ea Access

  • Feature Is EA Access Worth It on PS4?

    Should you subscribe to EA Access?

    It’s been five years since Sony famously suggested that EA Access doesn’t represent “good value” for PlayStation fans. The platform holder subsequently blocked the service, and it’s only now that it’s allowed the membership to be sold on the PS Store. But was it right about the subscription all along?...

  • Guide All Free EA Access Games on PS4

    Every EA Access game in the PS4 Vault

    What games are available to download as part of EA Access on the PS4? And how much does it cost to subscribe to EA Access on the PS4? The behemoth publisher’s subscription service has finally arrived on the PlayStation 4, and in addition to early access and discounts, it also includes a Vault of free software...

  • News EA Access Finally Finds a Home on PS4 from 24th July

    A different value proposition

    Years after Sony dubbed the service “bad value”, EA Access will finally arrive on the PlayStation 4 from 24th July. As is the case already on the Xbox One, the premium subscription service will unlock various incentives, including trials, discounts, and admission to a vault of software from the behemoth...

  • News EA Access Confirmed for PS4, Arrives This Summer

    Subscription service priced and detailed

    After much speculation and whole lotta rumours (some of them originating all the way back in 2017), EA has finally confirmed that its subscription service, EA Access, is coming to PlayStation 4. Previously, Sony had seemed dismissive of the service, essentially saying that it was poor value for money i

  • News PS4 Referenced in EA Access Source Code, Adding Fuel to the Fire

    Where there's smoke

    It does seem like EA Access will release on the PlayStation 4 in the near future, as the service was recently spotted on the Brazilian PlayStation Store, and now references to Sony’s console have been discovered on the subscription’s website. While it’s far from conclusive proof, when you consider that t

  • Rumour EA Access Spotted on Brazilian PlayStation Store

    Is it coming to PS4?

    There's nothing like a ropey image to lend credence to a rumour, is there? You may recall publisher EA mention during a conference call that it plans to bring its subscription service, EA Access, to "another major platform" in 2019. Many assumed this major platform to be PlayStation 4, despite Sony's initial stance against it,...

  • News EA Access May Finally Be Making Its Way to the PS4

    Publisher hints that it may be

    Early in the generation, when Microsoft would have chopped off its own arm for a public relations win, EA Access was a big point of conversation. The subscription service – which Sony controversially blocked on the PlayStation 4 – effectively provides, er, access to a vault of older Electronic Arts titles. It also...

  • News Is Subscription Service EA Access Finally Coming to the PS4?

    EA hints at more platforms

    Prior to launch, Sony insinuated that EA Access represented poor value for money, and that hasn’t really turned out to be true. The service has, in fact, gone from strength-to-strength – and it certainly hasn’t culminated in a glut of copy cats from rival publishers like Activision and Ubisoft. Not yet, anyway. And...

  • Poll Should Sony Allow EA Access on PS4?

    Changing minds

    Back in 2014 when EA Access was announced, Sony said that it didn’t think the service represented value for money. An annual subscription like PlayStation Plus, the optional membership includes admission to a vault of games which can be downloaded and played as part of a subscription, and also unlocks early access to new rel

  • Talking Point Does EA Access Really Represent Poor Value for PS4 Players?

    Vault the fence

    It's been over a year now since Sony deemed EA Access poor value for PlayStation 4 players. The subscription-based service – which allows Xbox One owners to pay £3.99/$4.99 a month for, er, access to an ever expanding library of EA published games – was originally pitched to the PlayStation maker and Microsoft, but only the...

  • News It Doesn't Matter That EA Access Isn't on PS4, Says Moore

    Sony's stance unchanged it seems

    It's been about a year since Sony told EA executives to talk to the hand regarding subscription service EA Access, but the publisher doesn't seem all that bothered these days. Speaking with GameSpot, bigwig Peter Moore said it "doesn't matter" that the service is not available on the PlayStation 4 – despite the...

  • Talking Point Is It Time to Introduce EA Access on PS4?

    Star Wars: Battlefront will be playable first on Xbox One due to service

    Microsoft's claiming that Xbox One owners will be able to play Star Wars: Battlefront first. While the headline that's doing the rounds may cause heart attacks among PlayStation 4 owners – the Redmond f

  • News Why Won't Sony Allow You to Subscribe to EA Access on PS4?

    "It's a business matter"

    Sony caused something of a hullabaloo recently when it said that EA Access – a subscription service similar to PlayStation Plus consisting solely of EA published titles – does not represent good value. The initiative – which is available now on the Xbox One – allows you to pay a monthly or annual fee in order to...

  • Talking Point Would You Pay for an EA Access Subscription on PS4?

    In the game

    Whether you like it or not, gaming is gradually becoming much more service driven. The wheels have been in motion for a while, with Season Passes and long-tail downloadable content business models designed to keep you spending more on a single game for longer. However, the announcement of EA Access overnight – a PlayStation Plus-esque...

  • News EA Access Exclusive to Xbox One as It Doesn't Represent 'Good Value' for PS4 Owners

    Sony comes out swinging

    We don’t think that Sony and EA Games are on the best of terms. After the latter promised an unprecedented partnership with Microsoft for the launch of the Xbox One, we’ve always got a sense that relations are a little, well, strained. And a statement from the platform holder regarding the mega publisher’s new Xbox...