Electronic Arts (EA) has officially welcomed EA Access to Sony PlayStation 4 thereby enabling its users to play a lot of EA titles by paying for a reasonable subscription tier starting at $4.99 per month or they can grab an annual plan at $29.99.
The launch event was held on July 24 at 5 PM PT where EA and Sony launched the subscription-based gaming service. For those who don’t know what’s EA Access is, it is the same game subscription service that was released back in 2014 for Xbox One followed by Origin Access that was released for PC users in 2016. However, Sony never authorized EA Access for its PlayStation consoles citing that it would be able to comprehend with the customer’s expectation thereby causing a colossal delay in a much-awaited service but it is official now.
Those who are interested can either subscribe for a monthly or yearly plan thereby getting a golden opportunity to try plenty of titles from the publisher EA such as Battlefield V, Titanfall 2, SIMs 4, Burnout Paradise, Madden NFL 19, Mass Effect Andromeda, and a lot more. Subscribers can also avail a 10% discount on any digital game and content including DLCs and season passes among others when they buy it for their respective games.
At the moment, the trove of games supported by EA Access on Sony PS4 is limited as it doesn’t support backward capability similar to Xbox One which supports Xbox 360 games as well which takes the total to 50 game titles on the Microsoft’s gaming console. Don’t worry if there are only a few titles since EA will effectively update the content and titles for PS4 in the future as well. One of the most exciting features brought by EA Access is its ‘Play First’ trails that allow members to try new games even before they launch. This enables the publisher to keep up the hype while allowing users to play new titles beforehand.
Sony PlayStation 4 recently marked its 100 millionth unit sold surpassing the trend set by PlayStation 2 although the latter is still the highest selling gaming console till date. Sony is also gearing up for PlayStation 5 to compete for head-on with Microsoft’s Project Scarlett expected to showcase in the latter half of 2020.