Check out the future of Electronic Arts with EA Play LIVE 2020 ! A little bit of FIFA next-gen ? A little bit of Madden ? The Star Wars Squadrons with the hopes of beautiful surprises !
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The E3 is cancelled this year, but like every year in the month of June, Electronic Arts responds to this with EA Play, his new appointments from 2016 to unveil the future of the editor. This year, in 2020, we can already expect a demo of Madden NFL and FIFA on next-gen (PS5 and Xbox Series X), but also a first preview of the upcoming game Star Wars Squadrons ! For the rest, we hope to have beautiful surprises ! We discover all of this together at an early hour of the morning and the kick-off of this stream of Electronic Arts !
01h – Launch of the conference.
01h – EA starts directly with a long message to come back on the last few issues of the last few months with the pandemic of Covid19 and the movement of Black Lives Matter.
01h07 – Announcement of the season 5 of Apex Legends with a trailer to present the latest developments and the arrival of the event ” treasure hunters “. This season 5 will arrive on the 23rd of June 2020. This season 5 is called ” Lost Treasures “.
01h11 – Apex arrives and the cross-play console will be launched as early as this fall. Also, this fall, Apex Legends will arrive on Nintendo Switch.
01h12 – Up to the Sims with a small message from the developers at Maxis. The opportunity to announce that the Sims 4 also happens on Steam. Electronic Arts is in the process of abandoning gradually its platform Origin.
01h17 – Announcement of Comand & Conquer Remastered, which comes in a version that is “Final” with all the DLC.
01h19 – Up to the self-employed with EA Originals. And it is so the time of the announcement of the new game from Josef Fares (A Way Out). This new game is It Takes Two. The output of the game is scheduled for 2021.
01h23 – Place to the members of Zoink Games about their new game. Still in the EA Originals. It is Lost in Random.
01h26 – Announcement of Rocket Arena, a new shooter game. It is very clearly a game that mixes Fortnite, Overwatch and Apex Legends.
01: 30 – Place in the highly-anticipated Star Wars Squadrons. We start by (re) see the trailer last week, and then the team members explain the work around the game with nice concepts arts.
01h38 – Very long time of exchange and interview, which breaks up the rhythm, waiting for the new gameplay, which starts (finally). The gameplay is quite impressive and virtual reality, this might be pretty intense ! The game will offer many game modes.
Big presentation of Star Wars Squadrons, which will feature many of the game mode. Released on October 2, 2020.
01h44 – Up to the demonstrations the next-gen (PS5 and Xbox Series X) and the sports games are going to be put forward. Madden and FIFA are in the arena. We have the right to a fair presentation of the FIFA games and Madden.
01h48 – Presentation of the new engine, Frostbite and this is a big slap in the graph. A new Battlefield and Need For Speed are therefore in development.
01h49 – Place to… SKATE. And that is all. Yes, a “new Skate” is in development, but it will come at an unknown date. The problem is that there has already been too many EA games that were set to expire at a date unknown, and who are ultimately never arrived.
01h50 – And well, yes, it is finished. And that’s pretty incredible given that we had very few games announced and a lot of blah-blah for very little of the game. No true gameplay, even the traditional FIFA and Madden have not been shown. We have just experienced a night quite incomprehensible.