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Rumor: FIFA 20 May Remove Ronaldinho From FUT

Jacob Blazewicz, 08 April 2020, 22:26

The Argentinean service Diário Olé reports that Electronic Arts is considering removing Ronaldinho from FUT mode in FIFA 20. The reason is the recent arrest of a footballer in Paraguay for a fake passport.

The Sims 4 - Three New Add-ons, Including One Major

Adrian Werner, 07 April 2020, 12:55

The team at Maxis has revealed that The Sims 4 will receive three new add-ons over the next six months. There will be one major expansion among them.

Apex Legends - Duo Mode Stays, New Event Announced

Paul Wozniak, 06 April 2020, 20:24

Tomorrow, a new event will start in Apex Legends, lasting until April 21, during which the players will be able to get free cosmetic items. What's more, from tomorrow the duo mode will permanently remain in the game.

Fan Reproduces NFS: Heat Trailer in GTA 5

Milosz Szubert, 27 March 2020, 12:30

A certain gamer decided to recreate the trailer of Need for Speed: Heat, the latest installment in the popular racing game series, in Grand Theft Auto V. After the work was finished, he put both trailers together for a comparison.

XCOM 2 and Burnout Paradise Coming to Nintendo Switch

Paul Wozniak, 26 March 2020, 18:23

Electronic Arts have announced that the refreshed version of the racing Burnout Paradise will be coming to Nintendo Switch this year. So far we do not know the exact release date. A special edition of XCOM 2 is also coming to Switch.

Canceled Spanish League Match Held in FIFA 20

Milosz Szubert, 18 March 2020, 14:44

Two players from Spanish clubs - Real Betis and Sevilla FC - played a match between their teams in FIFA 20. 60,000 people watched a live broadcast of the event on Twitch.

„Your Game is Piss Poor” - NFS Heat Dev Responds to Attack

Paul Wozniak, 12 March 2020, 20:34

Yesterday, one of the developers of Need for Speed: Heat answered to a rather aggressive Twitter post. Author of the post said the production remains „piss poor”, and EA employees should actually start working.

Apex Legends - Respawn Confirms That Forge was a Red Herring

Frozen, 07 March 2020, 21:13

Respawn Entertainment admitted that the character of James „The Forge” McCormick was created only to throw off data miners, i.e. people who search the game files for hidden content.

Star Wars: Project Maverick Appears in PS Store Database [Updated]

Michael Kulakowski, 05 March 2020, 23:30

A mysterious production called Star Wars: Project Maverick appeared in the European PlayStation Store database. The game, which is hidden from curious eyes in the shop's code, is also accompanied by promotional graphics.

FIFA 20 - Rock, Paper, Scissors Decides on Winner of E-sports Match

Paul Wozniak, 02 March 2020, 23:22

During FUT 20 Champions Cup qualifications two players decided to settle the match by playing „rock, paper, scissors” due to problems with the servers. In recent days, connection errors have also been reported by the players of other Electronic Arts titles.

BioWare Celebrates Anthem's First Anniversary

Michael Kulakowski, 26 February 2020, 21:14

BioWare quietly celebrates the first anniversary of Anthem's launch by releasing a new patch and giving the players a few small cosmetic gifts. The studio has also announced an improved schedule of events, which, however, will lack virtually any new attractions.

EA Limits its Presence on GDC Due to Coronavirus

Bart Swiatek, 25 February 2020, 15:09

Electronic Arts informed their employees that it would limit their presence at GDC 2020 and warned them not to go to the fair. The source of information is a LinkeIn post of one of the people employed in the company.

EA Bans a Youtuber in All its Games and Services

Adrian Werner, 25 February 2020, 14:55

Electronic Arts resorted to the harshest penalty in a violent conflict with the player known as Kurt0411. He got banned in all the games and services of this publisher.

The Sims 4 - Player Traps 200 Sims in One Room

Milosz Szubert, 20 February 2020, 13:35

The host of Let's Game It Out channel took up a rather peculiar challenge in The Sims 4. He decided to use door locking mechanisms and lock as many sims as possible in a single room.

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 - Summary of Visual Changes

Mat1K, 17 February 2020, 12:36

EA DICE is working on an upgrade to Star Wars: Battlefront II. The Swedish studio releases updates that beautify the graphics, eliminate errors or modernize character movements. The Cinematic Captures channel has prepared a summary showing the progress of the work.

Need for Speed Returns to Criterion, Creators of Burnout

Jacob Blazewicz, 12 February 2020, 20:38

Electronic Arts has given custody of the Need for Speed series to Criterion Games. Thus, the iconic franchise returned to the British developer after almost seven years, along with some of its former employees.

Anthem 2.0 Confirmed. BioWare is About to Change a Lot in the Game

Jacob Blazewicz, 11 February 2020, 00:03

Casey Hudson from BioWare has confirmed the plans to redo Anthem from scratch. Over the next few months the developers will work on modifying many of the most important elements of the game, including the systems of progression and loot.

Anthem Still Celebrates Holidays

Czarus, 09 February 2020, 22:39

Anthem, the latest game from BioWare, has failed to keep players' attention for long. After the launch and the initial interest, the hype pretty much evaporated; the title began to lose users at a fairly rapid pace until it became somewhat forgotten. However, Anthem has recently become a thing again due to the information that you can still see Holiday decorations in the game.

Command and Conquer Remastered - Multiplayer Rebuilt, Game Entered Alpha

Adrian Werner, 06 February 2020, 14:48

Petroglyph shared information about the progress on Command & Conquer Remastered and Command & Conquer: Red Alert Remastered. We also found out what novelties are planned for multiplayer.

Here's Isengard From a Fan Remake of The Battle for Middle-earth

Konrad Serafinski, 06 February 2020, 13:06

A new video has appeared on the web presenting Isengard in BFME: Reforged, a fan, refreshed version of The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth. The title is created on Unreal Engine 4 and will be available for free.

Apex Legends Season 4 Launches Today

Laty, 04 February 2020, 13:11

Today is the first anniversary of Apex Legends. The devs decided to celebrate it by starting the next season. While the game will not receive a new map this time, many changes will be made to the current one. Additionally, players will receive a new hero and a sniper rifle with high armor penetration capabilities.

BioWare Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Czarus, 03 February 2020, 14:55

BioWare is already 25 years old, as the company recalls on Twitter. The company that gave us games like Baldur's Gate or Mass Effect celebrates a quarter of a century this year, which, given the volatility of the industry, is a very good result.

The Sims Celebrates 20 Years; The Sims 4 With 20 Million Players

Adrian Werner, 31 January 2020, 13:14

EA reported that The Sims 4's player base exceeded 20 million people. The next part of the series is to put more emphasis on online elements.

Battlefield 6 Only on PS5 and New Xbox; no Earlier Than 2021

Bart Swiatek, 31 January 2020, 12:54

Electronic Arts will not release another installment of the Battlefield series this year. The title will only debut between April 2021 and March 2022 - on ninth generation consoles.

EA Wants to Release 14 Titles Between April 2020 and March 2021

Bart Swiatek, 31 January 2020, 12:30

Electronic Arts wants to publish 14 titles in the coming fiscal year. In addition to the four installments of sports cycles we will also receive four large productions and several independent and mobile games.

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Shows That Single Player Games are Still Worthwhile

Bart Swiatek, 31 January 2020, 12:21

In its latest financial report, Electronic Arts boasted an excellent sale of the action-adventure game Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. The title is selling faster than expected and should reach 10 million buyers by the end of March.

EA is Making a Fortune on Microtransactions

Adrian Werner, 31 January 2020, 11:20

Electronic Arts reported that in the last quarter of 2019 it earned almost one billion dollars on microtransactions. They account for more than half of the publisher's total revenues.

Battlefield 5 - Next Free Map Will Take Players Deep Into Jungle

Christian Pieniazek, 28 January 2020, 22:06

EA has published the trailer of the Solomon Islands, the next free map for Battlefield V, which will start Chapter VI. Additionally, we got to know the details of the new arsenal, as well as of new elite soldiers.

Star Wars: KOTOR Remake - New Rumors

Milosz Szubert, 24 January 2020, 12:38

According to Jordan Maison's sources, Electronic Arts may be working on refreshing the first installment of the Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic series. Supposedly, the remake is to combine elements from both parts of the series and add elements from the new canon of Star Wars.

The Sims 4: Tiny Living DLC on Sale

Michael Kulakowski, 22 January 2020, 22:38

The latest DLC with accessories for The Sims 4, called Tiny Living, has made its debut. In the set, you will find furniture and household goods, which are created for small interiors and houses.

Leak: New Star Wars Saga Will Begin With a Game in 2021

Paul Wozniak, 11 January 2020, 23:20

According to the latest reports, Disney and Lucasfilm are planning a different approach to the creation of the next Star Wars saga. Related works will be released not only as films, but also as games, books and comic books, and are to present separate, albeit related, stories (as it is in MCU).

CEO of Respawn Entertainment Takes the Helm of DICE L.A

Milosz Szubert, 03 January 2020, 13:03

Vince Zampella, CEO of Respawn Entertainment, is to lead DICE L.A. Under his leadership, the team is to be renamed, stop being a support studio and start creating its own games.

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order With Great Digital Sales

Konrad Serafinski, 21 December 2019, 20:47

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order has scored the best console launch in history of the Star Wars franchise for digital sales, achieving more than double the result of Star Wars: Battlefront II. Red Dead Redemption 2 turned out to be a disappointment before its release on Steam. Such information is given in the report for November 2019 by the SuperData analytics company.

Respawn Recruits Staff for New Star Wars Game; Possible Fallen Order Sequel?

Darius Matusiak, 17 December 2019, 22:22

Respawn Entertainment is planning another game set in the Star Wars universe. Is this about a sequel to the successful Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order?

New Star Wars Game is to Offer a Unique Experience

Paul Wozniak, 14 December 2019, 23:55

During one of the interviews, EA Motive CEO Patrick Klaus revealed that the studio is currently working on two productions. One of them is to be a unique title set in the universe of Star Wars.

Baby Yoda Comes to The Sims 4

Bebop, 13 December 2019, 12:17

Baby Yoda didn't just conquer the hearts of Star Wars fans. From now on, every self-respecting Sim can have a little Yoda at home.

Command & Conquer Remastered - New Old Voice of EVA Interface

Czarus, 12 December 2019, 12:27

Fans of the Command and Conquer series are waiting with hope and fear for the remaster of the iconic first part. So far, it seems that Petroglyph, the studio responsible for Command & Conquered Remastered, is doing everything to retain the spirit of the original. The most recent evidence of this is the employment of Kia Huntzinger.

70,000 Players in Titanfall 2 on PS4 and the Number is Growing

Konrad Serafinski, 08 December 2019, 21:44

Adding Titanfall 2 to PS Plus offer was a great decision. The game, which seemed to be deserted on PS4, can boast tens of thousands of players. And the number grows day by day.

Battlefield 5 - Trailer and Release Date for Free Map Wake Island

Jacob Blazewicz, 06 December 2019, 23:52

Electronic Arts has released a trailer announcing the return of Wake Island in Battlefield V. The third free map from the Pacific War chapter will be available next week.

BioWare Confirms the Setting of Dragon Age 4?

Michael Kulakowski, 04 December 2019, 23:42

BioWare has published a short video in which the developers thank the fans of Dragon Age for their many years of support for the franchise and the artworks they have created, inspired by the fantastic universe of the series. The video also contained a clue as to the setting of the sequel to Dragon Age: Inquisition.

Battlefield 6 is Not Bad Company 3? Rumors of a Futuristic Installment

Jacob Blazewicz, 04 December 2019, 23:25

Subsequent rumors indicate that DICE used to work on the continuation of Battlefield: Bad Company. "Used to” because the devs are said to have abandoned the idea and the new installment of the series will take us into the near future.

Apex Legends Update - Big Changes in Progression, as Suggested by Community

Laty, 27 November 2019, 11:19

Apex Legends will receive a large update in December. The maximum level that can be gained will be increased and players will receive additional Apex packs and weapons will receive new straps.

EA: Streaming Will Bring in Another Billion Players to Gaming

Michael Kulakowski, 26 November 2019, 23:54

One of the heads of Electronic Arts made it clear that in the coming years the company will invest heavily in cloud computing and video game streaming. The company believes that in this way it will be able to reach one billion new players around the world.

Jedi Fallen Order is the Fastest-selling Star Wars Game in History

Bart Swiatek, 26 November 2019, 23:23

Electronic Arts and Lucasfilm are pleased with the success of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. Respawn Entertainment's game became the fastest-selling title from the Star Wars universe in digital distribution.

Don't worry - Your Origin Account Hasn't Been Hacked

Laty, 22 November 2019, 11:16

Without prior notice, EA gave Origin users a free month to Origin Access Basic subscribers. Surprisingly, instead of being happy, most players thought it was a hack and panic broke out on the forums.

Frostbite is Like an F1 Car; Aaryn Flynn on BioWare's Engine

Christian Pieniazek, 19 November 2019, 22:28

Frostbite is a technology that drives most of EA's flagship titles. Aaryn Flynn, who worked at BioWare for years, claims, however, that using it causes problems comparable to harnessing an F1 car.

NFS Heat Attracts More Players Than Any Other NFS Game in Years

Agnes Adamus, 18 November 2019, 21:52

Need for Speed: Heat has been a great success for Electronic Arts. In the first week after its release, the latest installment of the popular racing game series has gathered more players than any other part released for this generation of consoles.

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Trial Still not on EA and Origin Access

qjin, 18 November 2019, 21:03

EA Access and Origin Access subscriptions still lack the trial version of last week's Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. Electronic Arts had previously explained its decision with spoilers, which it wanted to avoid at all costs. However, nothing chaged even after the launch.

EA's Triumphant Return to Steam; Jedi Fallen Order Breaks Records

Milosz Szubert, 18 November 2019, 14:30

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order was a great success on Steam. The title remains on the first place of the bestseller list on Valve\s platform, despite the fact that it also requires Origin client to be launched.

Jason Schreier: New Mass Effect is in the Pipeline

Konrad Serafinski, 16 November 2019, 21:04

A new installment of Mass Effect is being developed in Edmonton under the watchful eye of Mike Gamble - such information was provided by Jason Schreier in his article on Kotaku. Unfortunately, we will probably not be able to see the next installment of the series very soon.