Entries in 'ea' (356)

Free-to-play FIFA World announced for Brazil and Russia

Free-to-play FIFA World announced for Brazil and Russia

The FIFA brand is to be released in free-to-play form for the second time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 9th 2013 at 9:01AM in News
FIFA's Ultimate ambition - the story of Ultimate Team

FIFA's Ultimate ambition - the story of Ultimate Team

Back in 2005, EA began a brief dalliance with the UEFA Champions League licence.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 7th 2013 at 2:10PM in News
VIDEO: See Battlefield 4 running on Ultra settings on PC

VIDEO: See Battlefield 4 running on Ultra settings on PC

The first footage of EA’s Battlefield 4 running on Ultra settings on PC has been released online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2013 at 9:58AM in News
EA signs up both Liverpool and Barcelona football clubs

EA signs up both Liverpool and Barcelona football clubs

Video games publisher EA has added two new official football club partnerships to its books – Liverpool and Barcelona.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 1st 2013 at 12:24PM in News

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Star Wars: Battlefront to arrive alongside Star Wars VII in summer 2015

Star Wars: Battlefront to arrive alongside Star Wars VII in summer 2015

EA and developer DICE have confirmed a rough release window for multiplayer title Star Wars: Battlefront.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 1st 2013 at 10:30AM in News
Ramsdale promises 'best Gamescom yet' in EA UK MD's monthly blog

Ramsdale promises 'best Gamescom yet' in EA UK MD's monthly blog

The UK MD of EA has said that he cannot wait for gamers to get their hands on the publisher’s range of games at this year’s Gamescom.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 31st 2013 at 12:50PM in News
OPINION: FIFA's Ultimate answer lies in retail

OPINION: FIFA's Ultimate answer lies in retail

The fastest growing part of the EA’s FIFA game business is its most lucrative… and most perplexing.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jul 30th 2013 at 2:17PM in News
Huge coverage for FIFA 14 Bale cover reveal

Huge coverage for FIFA 14 Bale cover reveal

4.2m Facebook users saw the news that Spurs winger Gareth Bale will be the cover star in this year’s FIFA 14.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 30th 2013 at 2:06PM in News

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Ultimate Team takes centre stage in FIFA 14 campaign

Ultimate Team takes centre stage in FIFA 14 campaign

Electronic Arts has taken its hit FIFA Ultimate Team mode on a major PR and retail tour in a bid to educate the masses.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 30th 2013 at 1:59PM in News
Battlefield 4 could also allow for cross-gen stats transfer

Battlefield 4 could also allow for cross-gen stats transfer

Players of Battlefield 4 may be offered the chance to carry over their stats and progress from the current-gen to the next.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 29th 2013 at 11:07AM in News
EA: Current-gen sports games pre-orders are "soft" owing to nearing next-gen

EA: Current-gen sports games pre-orders are "soft" owing to nearing next-gen

Publisher EA has predicted a slight dip in annual sales of its key sports IPs thanks to the upcoming transition to next-gen consoles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 24th 2013 at 2:19PM in News
FIFA Ultimate Team data CAN be carried from current to next-gen

FIFA Ultimate Team data CAN be carried from current to next-gen

EA has announced that those who buy into the current-gen FIFA 14 launch in September will not lose their Ultimate Team progress if they go next-gen.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 24th 2013 at 11:34AM in News

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EA Q1: Origin surpasses 50m users, Battlefield 3 Premium subs over 4m

EA Q1: Origin surpasses 50m users, Battlefield 3 Premium subs over 4m

EA has confirmed Battlefield 3 Premium subscriber and Origin user numbers are still on the rise.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 24th 2013 at 8:15AM in News
EA Q1: FIFA 13 saw $70m through digital sales in last three months

EA Q1: FIFA 13 saw $70m through digital sales in last three months

FIFA 13 has brought in $70m in revenue from digital sales over the past three months, according to EA.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 24th 2013 at 7:45AM in News
EA Q1: Packaged goods slump while digital revenue soars

EA Q1: Packaged goods slump while digital revenue soars

EA has reported its financial results for the period between April 1st and June 30th, announcing a massive increase in digital revenue.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 24th 2013 at 7:35AM in News
EA bets on FIFA 14 for PS3 and 360; Ultimate Team overhauled

EA bets on FIFA 14 for PS3 and 360; Ultimate Team overhauled

Forget Xbox One and PS4, as EA pledges to keep investing in current generation FIFA.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 22nd 2013 at 9:00AM in News

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NCAA ends college football partnership with EA

NCAA ends college football partnership with EA

The NCAA has chosen not to renew its college football franchise contract with EA Sports, the organization has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 18th 2013 at 3:40AM in News
Gareth Bale scores FIFA 14 cover 'honour'

Gareth Bale scores FIFA 14 cover 'honour'

Spurs winger and PFA player of the year Gareth Bale will join Barcelona's Lionel Messi on the front of fIFA 14.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 15th 2013 at 5:31PM in News
EA shuts down Phenomic as part of realignment effort

EA shuts down Phenomic as part of realignment effort

Electronic Arts has closed its German-based studio EA Phenmoic as part of the publisher's company-wide realignment.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 15th 2013 at 5:20AM in News
EA names new marketing director for Northern Europe

EA names new marketing director for Northern Europe

Andy Tomkins has been promoted to marketing director for Northern Europe at Electronic Arts.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 10th 2013 at 1:28PM in News
SimCity offline mode mentioned in EA customer survey

SimCity offline mode mentioned in EA customer survey

EA appears to be considering a reversal in its stance on the infamous always-on policy for SimCity, according to a customer survey.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 10th 2013 at 1:00AM in News
EA reckons next wave of tablet games will match PS3 and Xbox 360 visuals

EA reckons next wave of tablet games will match PS3 and Xbox 360 visuals

The visual fidelity of tablet and mobile gaming is going to increase far more rapidly than is being seen in the traditional games space.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 5th 2013 at 2:33PM in News
Backlash as EA hikes PC game prices by over 100% in India

Backlash as EA hikes PC game prices by over 100% in India

Indian PC gamers have taken to Facebook and Twitter to air their discontent at the rising prices of EA’s PC games.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Jul 5th 2013 at 9:57AM in News
Triple-A development in significant decline, EA claims

Triple-A development in significant decline, EA claims

The number of studios working on triple-A games is at its lowest point for over a decade, EA’s chief creative director Richard Hilleman has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 5th 2013 at 9:33AM in News
EA "back to square one" in CEO search after Mattrick's Zynga switch

EA "back to square one" in CEO search after Mattrick's Zynga switch

Michael Pachter has claimed that recently departed Xbox boss Don Mattrick was the No.1 choice for the vacant CEO role at EA.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2013 at 2:58PM in News