EA Access Won’t Need Xbox LIVE for Offline Play

EA Access Won’t Need Xbox LIVE for Offline Play

As detailed in an FAQ page on Electronic Arts’ official website regarding its recently announced EA Access , it has been revealed that subscribers to the Xbox One-exclusive service will not require an Xbox LIVE membership in order to access the games the service offers.

However, that’s strictly speaking for offline play; you’ll still need Xbox LIVE Gold membership to play games online via EA Access.

Any Xbox One gamer can join EA Access and take advantage of the benefits of membership, ” EA’s FAQ reads. ” In order to connect to multiplayer gameplay on the Xbox One platform you will need a subscription to Xbox Gold.

EA Access, which is currently in Beta, is a monthly subscription that allows for players to play EA games from “The Vault”. The Vault is a catalogue of EA’s biggest titles on the Xbox One, which are available to download and play right off the bat.

During EA Access’ Beta, subscribers will have unlimited access to four EA games: FIFA 14 , Madden NFL 25 , Peggle 2 and Battlefield 4 . More titles are said to be added soon. EA Access will set you back $4.99 per month, and there will even be an option to pay annually for $29.99.

We’ve also established that Sony has explained why EA Access won’t be coming to its PlayStation 4, saying that the service “ does not bring the kind of value PlayStation customers have come to expect.

We’ll bring you more on EA Access should further information reach our ears.

[ EA ]

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