With every console generation, companies tend to make changes to the design and features of its gaming controllers, and the Sony PS5’s DualSense controllers are no exception. They come with adaptive triggers which EA is taking advantage of with its FIFA 21 game, where the controls will actually “tighten” as the players in the game get fatigued.
While developers have been relying on microtransactions in games to help them generate more revenue, the model has come under fire in the recent years where some feel that this is a “bad” model as it encourages unnecessary or even impulsive spending. This is something that EA is hoping to address in a recent update to FIFA 21.
The last time a major Battlefield title was released was back in 2018 which came in the form of Battlefield V. Unlike Activision’s Call of Duty, EA’s Battlefield series typically does not follow an annual release. With 2020 drawing to an end, it looks like we won’t be getting a new title this year, but that won’t be true for 2021.
The original Mass Effect trilogy was one of the more highly-rated RPGs in recent years, with the company’s newer take on the Mass Effect franchise kind of falling flat. If you are wondering what the big deal is regarding the original games, then you might have to wait until 2021 because that’s when Mass Effect: Legendary Edition will launch.
Many of you might be familiar with EA’s The Sims. For those who aren’t familiar, it’s basically a game where you create characters in a virtual world, control them, and live out your fantasy life, sort of. It is a fun game, but for whatever reason, it seems that EA has deemed that it might actually be worth launching a TV show around it.
With all the popularity and hype surrounding battle royale style games like Fortnite, it didn’t really come as a surprise when EA eventually announced their own game, Apex Legends. The game has been out for a while now and has been available on platforms like the Xbox One, PS4, and PC.
Last year, EA confirmed that for 2020, they will not be releasing a new Battlefield game. However, for those who have been hungering for some new Battlefield content, you could be in luck because according to the rumors, it seems that there could be a remastered version of Battlefield 3 in development.
The last time EA released a Battlefield game was back in 2018 with Battlefield V. This means that it is about time that the company prepare for a new Battlefield title, and as such, it doesn’t come as a surprise to learn that EA will be winding down on the major updates made to the game.
These days, one of the popular things for developers and publishers to do is release remasters of older titles. In a way this is not a bad thing, especially since there are many of us who have played games from back in the day that we wouldn’t mind playing again, especially with updated visuals and improvements.
We’ve heard of companies who ban players from playing their games due to them violating their terms of service. This is usually due to cheating, hacking, or other types of violations. However, these bans are typically limited to that particular game itself, but it seems that EA is taking things to the next level.
BioWare’s Anthem was not a great success as everyone expected it to be.Even though the game was visually good, the looting system and the overall gameplay wasn’t appealing enough as a game to play in the long run.At least, the players had a lot of expectations from BioWare while considering Anthem as an online multiplayer game.No matter how much players enjoyed it – fundamentally, it did not turn out to […]
If you were a fan of the official Tetris mobile games (Tetris & Tetris Blitz) by EA for smartphones.It is indeed a sad news that EA will be ending the support for its Tetris games in April. You might have also observed the game as “Tetris 2011” at the Play Store / App Store.As per the exact details, the support should end on April 21st, 2020. However, you may not […]
When it comes to RPGs, Mass Effect is one of the more popular franchises in recent years. However, when the original trilogy ended and EA released Mass Effect: Andromeda, it kind of fell flat which led to the publisher eventually putting the series on hold while they focused on other franchises.
Unlike Activision’s Call of Duty, EA’s Battlefield series isn’t necessarily released on an annual basis. For example, Battlefield V was released back in 2018 and in 2019, there were no new titles announced. However, if you were hoping that EA might announce a new Battlefield title next year, prepare to be disappointed.
As we previously mentioned the possibility of EA Games making a comeback to the Steam platform. Now, it has been confirmed with the official announcement by EA for its return to Steam with its much-anticipated game ‘Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order‘.The modern-age Star Wars game was the only reason EA Games got into trouble due to the microtransactions involved. To fix the player base figure and reach out to more […]
When it comes to game distribution platforms, Steam is more or less the default one. However, in recent years, we’ve started to see more companies launch their own platforms, like EA launching Origins and Epic launching the Epic Game Store. Typically in these cases, these companies tend to make their games exclusive to their own platforms.
When the Nintendo Switch launched, it didn’t take long for EA to throw their support behind the console where FIFA was one of the first EA titles that launched for the Switch. However, the company has remained cautious about the Switch and stated in the past that they would only consider bringing more games to the Switch if FIFA did well.
In-app purchases and microtransactions have become the norm these days, where they allow publishers and developers to continue making money even after a game has been purchased, or it allows them to offer up games for free but yet have an alternative for making money. Unfortunately, these microtransactions have proven to be the bane of the life of parents around the world.
Check Point Research and CyberInt spotted vulnerabilities in EA’s Origin platform which if exploited could have put millions of the company’s users at risk. Hackers could have hijacked and exploited millions of Origin accounts had they exploited the vulnerabilities. The cybersecurity companies had alerted EA which moved quickly to address the matter.
There is some concern over the loot box mechanic in video games. This is because some have likened the feature to gambling, where players pay real-life money to purchase a loot box without knowing what is inside of it, which some could consider to be a gamble. Some companies do not agree with this assessment, and EA is one of them.