Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Electronic Arts

EA to kick off summer-long Battlefest for Battlefield 4 this weekend

Battlefield 4 (360, PC, PS3, PS4) Dragon’s Teeth DLC

EA will be holding a summer-long event for Battlefield 4, Battlefest. The festivities will begin this week with a double XP weekend from July 12-13 and the start of the Battleshot screenshot contest. Battleshot will run daily until August 13, with gamers getting the chance to win an AMD graphics card, $50 gift card to the Dice Store, and a Battlefield 4 Premium membership by submitting screenshots based on different themes. Community Missions, beginning on July 15, will reward all players with free gold Battlepacks when community challenges are met. Free camo unlocks will take place each week as well. A month-long stunt video competition is also being held, with the community picking the top three from Dice’s favorite 12 to win special prize packages.

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The Western Approach revisited in Dragon Age: Inquisition screens

Dragon Age Inquisition (360, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox One) Western Approach Info Announcement - Screenshot 1

A few new environmental screenshots have been released from Dragon Age: Inquisition. The images showcase the Western Approach, which includes the increasingly untenable Fortress of Adamant in what is now a wasteland. The official blog has been updated with more information on the fortress and its uncertain future as well as on what’s become of the Grey Wardens and the Darkspawn.

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Titanfall: Expedition set to deploy for PC, Xbox One on May 15

Titanfall (360, PC, Xbox One) Expedition PC and Xbox Release Date Announcement - Header

Titanfall: Expedition, the first of three DLC packs scheduled for Respawn’s mech-infused shooter, is scheduled to launch on May 15, according to publisher EA. The pack, which is slated to launch simultaneously for PC and Xbox One, will include three new maps for Frontier: Runoff, Swampland, and War Games. Xbox 360 gamers will be able to access the pack later next month.

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Dragon Age: Inquisition to be released for consoles, PC this October

BioWare and EA have announced that Dragon Age: Inquisition will be hitting store shelves and launching online on October 7. The release also revealed that gamers who pre-order will receive the Flames of the Inquisition pack for free, though no details are available as to what the download will include.

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Titanfall update adds menu shortcut, Private Match beta, and more

Titanfall (PC, Xbox 360, Xbox One) Update and PAX Panel Announcement - Screenshot 1

A new update has gone live for Titanfall. The latest patch adds several new features and tweaks, including an Xbox One Party App shortcut in the One’s menu, a beta version of Private Match, indicators on the minimap when grunts shoot, and three new scoreboard icons. The full list of changes can be found here.

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EA deploys Titanfall launch trailer, final countdown begins

The PC and Xbox One release of Titanfall is only a week away, with the 360 version following two weeks after, and to keep the momentum from the beta going, EA has released a new gameplay trailer. The nearly two minutes of ‘launch trailer’ footage features all of the gunning, mech piloting, and parkouring gamers got a taste of recently.

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New limited Xbox One bundle packed with a free copy of Titanfall

Xbox One (Bundle) Titanfall Bundle Announcement - Set

Microsoft has announced a new Xbox One bundle that includes a free digital copy of Respawn and EA’s shooter Titanfall. Beginning March 11, select retailers will be selling a $499.99 set that includes a digital code for Titanfall, a month of Live Gold, a system with Kinect sensor, a wireless controller (standard, not the futuristic-looking Titanfall-themed controller), and a headset. The bundle will only be available for the launch of the game and won’t be restocked afterwards.

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Battlefield 4 goes in hot for Xbox One, double XP weekend en route

Battlefield 4 (360, PC, PS3, PS4) Beta Details Announcement - Screenshot 2

Battlefield 4 has been sent out on its final deployment today with its release for Xbox One. In addition to the launch announcement, DICE also had a note for fans who have been playing one of the other versions and have experienced some problems, which is that they “have the entire team working to stabilize the game and we will not move on to other projects until we are sure that Battlefield 4 meets – and exceeds – your expectations.” A Double XP weekend was announced to thank players for their patience, which will begin on November 28 and run through December 5. A special weapon add-on, the 3X-zoom-enabled M1911 pistol scope, will also be given to players that log in on December 5.

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Need for Speed Rivals puts pedal to the metal, arriving with PS4

Need for Speed Rivals (360, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox One) PS4 Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 1

Electronic Arts has announced that the next-gen version of Need for Speed Rivals will be arriving ahead of schedule and hitting store shelves (and PSN) alongside the PS4, on November 15. Rivals will support Remote Play, which will allow gamers to begin races on their PS4 and end them on their PS Vita, or vice versa. The Frostbite 3-powered racer will allow players to take to the streets as a racer on the run from the law or as the pursuing police. The game will boast day and night cycles, weather effects, and different progression paths that have their own vehicles and unlocks.

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The mission is a go: Battlefield 4 deploys for consoles, PC

Battlefield 4 (360, PC, PS3, PS4) Beta Details Announcement - Screenshot 3

Dice is once again welcoming players to the front with the release of Battlefield 4. Available today for 360, PC, and PS3, the latest entry continues the series’ tradition of open warfare with combat over land, sea, and air. Battlefield 4 includes a single-player campaign, focusing on an impending war between China, Russia, and the U.S., as well as an extensive multiplayer component that features destructible environments and a wide array of weapon, kit, and vehicle unlockables. For those thinking of making the jump to PS4 or Xbox One, gamers who buy the current-gen versions can upgrade to the next-gen versions for $10 when the systems launch next month.

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