eaaccessIf you’re tired of paying too much for video games, a new deal from EA and Microsoft might sound appealing.

The two companies today announced EA Access, a new subscription service for Xbox One owners who can play EA games for a monthly or yearly fee.

Those who pay either $4.99/month or $29.99/year will be able to download games from “The Vault,” a collection of EA games. The service is being rolled out in beta today, but will be available to everyone soon. There are currently four games in The Vault — FIFA 14, Madden NFL 25, Peggle 2, and Battlefield 4 — with more to be added soon.

EA Access members will also save 10 percent on EA games and content, in addition to trials of new EA games up to five days before release dates. Memberships will be sold at GameStop retail stores, in addition to GameStop.com and Amazon.com. EB Games will sell passes in Canada.

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  • Luke Phoenix Fletcher

    Any idea if this will come over the the UK? for £4.99 a month I would be first in the digital queue if Amazon UK take this up!

    • Confirmed

      “Memberships can be purchased on Xbox Live, and will also be available at retail stores like GameStop and online destinations like Amazon. The subscription service will launch “soon,” according to EA, and will be available in North America, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. Australian and NZ Xbox One owners will pay AUD$6.99/NZD$6.99 a month or AUD$39.99/NZD$39.99 a year.”

  • BrianK

    I so hope this will be in UK as well

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