Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Electronic Arts

Dice taking players back to the Great War in Battlefield 1

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Dice is taking a trip back in time for the next installment in the Battlefield line. The upcoming release, Battlefield 1, will take place during World War I. Beginning this October, gamers will be able to take part in 64-player battles everywhere from the Italian Alps to half-destroyed French cities and the sands of Arabia. Soldiers will have access to the earliest planes and tanks to hit the battlefield. A trailer was released to introduce Dice’s take on the Great War.

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Titanfall 2 teaser released ahead of full gameplay reveal this June

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EA has released a teaser for Respawn Entertainment’s Titanfall 2. The wall-running, mech-piloting shooter will have a full reveal later this summer, but for now, players will have to make do with the briefest of glimpses at what’s in store. Not much is shown in the snippet, with a tropical location hosting a drop pod and a mech with a sword. Gameplay will be debuted at EA Play on June 12.

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Mirror’s Edge Catalyst closed beta announced, trailer released

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EA has released a new trailer from their upcoming parkour-heavy platformer Mirror’s Edge Catalyst. The video features the return of Faith, the introduction of some new characters, and a little gameplay, both free running and combat. A closed beta was also announced, though no date has been set. To sign up for it, head over to the official site.

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Deus Ex, Fable III, Halo: Reach, more now compatible with Xbox One

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Microsoft has rolled out the next batch of Xbox 360 titles for Xbox One. The backward compatibility list grows by 16 today, with Braid, Deus Ex: Human Revolution, Halo: Reach, Iron Brigade, and Portal: Still Alive joining the library. The full list is below. To let Microsoft know which titles you would like to be added to future updates, head over to Xbox.UserVoice.com.

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Dragon Age: Inquisition – The Descent out for PC, PS4, Xbox One

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The Descent downloadable pack has gone live for Dragon Age: Inquisition. The add-on introduces a new storyline, dungeon, and characters for $14.99. After a series of earthquakes rattle Thedas, players must travel underground and navigate the dangerous Deep Roads to discover the source. Along the way, the party will uncover more about the history of the dwarves as well as acquire some high-end gear.

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Dragon Age: Inquisition – Jaws of Hakkon out for PS3, PS4, Xbox 360

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The Jaws of Hakkon downloadable add-on for Dragon Age: Inquisition has gone live for PS3, PS4, and Xbox 360. The expansion adds a new region, Thedas, which provides the stage for a new story arc set within the main campaign. The new land also hosts additional legendary armor and weapons.

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EA and Ghost Games rebooting Need for Speed for PC, PS4, and Xbox

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EA has tasked Ghost Games with rebooting Need for Speed for PC and the new console generation. Scheduled to launch this fall, Need for Speed will feature “deep customization, authentic urban car culture, a nocturnal open world, and an immersive narrative.” The game is said to pull from all eras with research and development provided by Speedhunters. A teaser has been released, and posted below, but series fans will have to wait until June 15 for the first official trailer.

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Dragon Age: Inquisition gets free DLC with dragons, characters, kit

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Dragon Age: Inquisition received two new free downloads, the Dragonslayer Multiplayer Expansion and The Black Emporium. Dragonslayer adds new maps, three new characters (an Avvar Skywatcher, a Virtuoso, and the Raider Queen of the Eastern Seas, Isabela), and dragon battles to multiplayer. Black Emplorium adds four high-level stores to access strong weapons, accessories, crafting materials, and schematics. The latter also adds the Mirror of Transformation to the war table, offering players the chance to alter their character’s facial appearance.

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Star Wars Battlefront to launch for console, PC on November 17

Electronic Arts has released a new trailer announcing that Dice’s Star Wars Battlefront will be released on November 17. The game will feature solo, co-op (couch and online), and 40-player versus missions across Endor, Hoth, Sallust, and Tatooine. Players will be able to play as characters from the original trilogy, including Boba Fett and Darth Vader, as well as pilot speeder bikes, snow speeders, AT-ATs, Tie fighters, and the Millennium Falcon. The video runs a little over two minutes long and features a forest battle powered by the game’s engine, showcasing a handful of the different abilities, vehicles, and races.

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Dragon Age: Inquisition – Jaws of Hakkon debuts for PC, Xbox One

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New single-player downloadable content is now available for Dragon Age: Inquisition, the Jaws of Hakkon. The $14.99 add-on, available first for PC and Xbox One as a timed exclusive, supplements the original game with a new story arc surrounding the last Inquisitor’s quest to hunt down a dragon. Players will be able to explore a new area, Thedas, as well as acquire new legendary armor and weapons.

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