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Here's everything you should know ahead of tonight's EA Play event

13 June, 2017, 10:43 | Author: Jan Cross
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Welcome to the craziest week of the year for the video game industry!

Electronic Arts will be kicking off E3 2017 with a bang with EA Play, starting at 12 PM PT/3 PM ET. We also got a look at the story mode of the game called "The Journey". While the game can be played online, it's expected that a good portion of players will play it in the same room with a friend. That would be the Federation Internationale de Football Association franchise, which has Cristiano Ronaldo on the cover this year.

EA Sports is working to rebuild the profile of its basketball game. With the exception of Bioware's Anthem and a co-op prison game, A Way Out, most of the conference was dedicated to sports games and previously announced titles like Star Wars Battlefront II. The expansion will be released this September. Infused with cinematic mayhem, Need for Speed: Payback seems to offer a lot more than your typical racing game. Payback also features abandoned classic cars-like a vintage Volkswagen Beetle-that players can salvage and rebuild. It is nice to see it is getting new content and the support that it should be getting from the developers and publisher.

A Way Out comes to us as a partnership between EA via their EA Originals publishing program and Hazelight, a new studio from the creators of Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons. This wasn't a new announcement, but it was certainly the most hyped game on the show, and it's easy to see why. Not only did it tell an emotional, compelling story, but it used some interesting mechanics that forced players to control two characters at once in order to solve puzzles and progress.

Star Wars Battlefront 2 gameplay was also shown at EA Play 2017, this is one of the most anticipated titles that we were expecting to see at the event. So let's take a look at the top 5 announcements from EA's EA Play 2017.

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"All of us share one fundamental belief: games are the best form of entertainment on the planet", he said. Not much has been shared about the game but we should be able to learn more at Microsoft's E3 briefing.

No words can convey how insane Star Wars: Battlefront II looks. Despite the game's success, it was criticized for not having a single-player or story mode.

Three times as much content of the first Star Wars Battlefront. The biggest addition is the new The One mode.

In an update to Battlefront II planned for the holiday season, Finn and Captain Phasma will be added as playable characters. Developed by BioWare Edmonton, Dylan is supposed to act as EA's answer to MMO-lite games like Destiny and The Division.


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