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Apex Legends will soon offer gun charms exclusively for Steam players

Apex Legends will soon offer gun charms exclusively for Steam players

Later on this fall season, Respawn's hit battle royale game Apex Legends will be released on Steam, giving PC players a new way to download and play the game. That release will be joined by a special perk restricted to those who download the title on Steam: exclusive gun charms. Electronic Arts is showing off all three charms ahead of their release in the coming months.

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Apex Legends Season 5 will feature ‘Broken Ghost’ as first Quest

Apex Legends Season 5 will feature ‘Broken Ghost’ as first Quest

The arrival of Apex Legends Season 5 will also bring a new game expansion called Quests, the first of which has been detailed. Called 'The Broken Ghost,' this Quest will revolve around the new character Loba, a thief who was properly introduced earlier this month. Players will be tasked with finding nine pieces of an artifact and more, including daily challenges.

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Battlefield V final standalone update detailed: June release expected

Battlefield V final standalone update detailed: June release expected

Battlefield V Senior Producer Ryan McArthur has dropped some new details about the game and its future, explaining that the team is aiming to push out a new update in June. The current "Into the Jungle" chapter is scheduled to end on April 29; fans can expect one more standalone update with new content, weapons, and what are vaguely referred to as 'game tweaks.'

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EA suspends live game competitions: Apex Legends and FIFA impacted

EA suspends live game competitions: Apex Legends and FIFA impacted

EA is back with a new update on its live gaming competitions and the way they're being impacted by the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. The company said in a statement on Friday that is suspending all of its live competitive game events, including ones planned for hit games Apex Legends, FIFA 20, and Madden NFL 20. The suspension includes third-party events that are licensed by EA.

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Command & Conquer Remastered Collection marks the game’s 25th birthday

Command & Conquer Remastered Collection marks the game’s 25th birthday

We're at the point in gaming history when iconic titles are being celebrated with both nostalgia and remastered versions. The newest to join that ranks is Command & Conquer from EA, back when it was still actually called Electronic Arts. Now that the genre-defining franchise is a quarter of a century old, the publisher is giving gamers a chance to relive those good old days, this time with support for modern hardware, including 4K displays.

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adidas GMR puts Google Jacquard in shoes to gain FIFA in-game stats

adidas GMR puts Google Jacquard in shoes to gain FIFA in-game stats

Bridging the physical and digital worlds has always been a dream for many tech companies, especially when it can create new experiences that, in turn, generate sales or customer engagement. That dream is even bigger for games that want to extend their reach beyond computers and phones. adidas, Google, and EA Sports may have just made that dream come true in an odd yet ingenious way that involves putting a small tracker inside your adidas shoes.

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EA postpones Apex Legends Texas event over coronavirus

EA postpones Apex Legends Texas event over coronavirus

On Friday, Electronic Arts announced that it has postponed some Apex Legends events and cancelled some FIFA 20 events. The reason is due to the coronavirus outbreak, which has already forced some other game matches to be postponed or cancelled. The online Apex Legends Global Series tournament will still happen, though.

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Apex Legends season 4 revealed with Revenant in the spotlight

Apex Legends season 4 revealed with Revenant in the spotlight

After a lot of twists and turns, Respawn has officially announced Apex Legends season 4. Along with that announcement comes to reveal of the game's new character, the vicious robot assassin known as Revenant. At one point, it seemed like Forge was going to be Apex Legends' new character for season four, but then the combatant was suddenly killed off in a trailer that premiered earlier this week.

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New Tetris mobile app released today as old EA games exit

New Tetris mobile app released today as old EA games exit

For a number of years - nearly a decade at this point - the only official way to play Tetris on mobile devices has been through one of EA's apps, namely Tetris (otherwise known as Tetris 2011) and Tetris Blitz. Unfortunately for Tetris fans, neither of those games are long for this world, as EA has announced that it's retiring both of them later this year. It's already gone as far as removing Tetris and Tetris Blitz from the Google Play Store entirely.

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Respawn launches official Apex Legends online merchandise store

Respawn launches official Apex Legends online merchandise store

Electronic Arts and Respawn Entertainment have launched an official merchandise store for battle royals game Apex Legends, the companies have announced. The store is similar to the one offered by Epic Games, offering fans of the game access to officially licensed clothing, mugs, and other goods featuring Apex Legends imagery. The companies indicate that new items will be added in the future

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Apex Legends mobile game finally gets a release time frame

Apex Legends mobile game finally gets a release time frame

Battle royale game Apex Legends launched in February as a free-to-play alternative to hit Fortnite. The game was a huge success, though its spike in popularity dwindled to a more stable simmer in the following months. In May, EA revealed as part of its quarterly earnings that it would be releasing the game on mobile, though very little information was given at the time. Now the company is back with a time frame.

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NBA Live 20 isn’t happening anymore, huge changes promised

NBA Live 20 isn’t happening anymore, huge changes promised

There are a few things in life that are as consistent as the waxing and waning of the moon and one of them is a yearly dose of an NBA game for EA Sports. Sure, there have been years when the publisher bowed out of a release but that's all in the past, right? Not quite because, apparently, NBA Live 20 isn't coming this season, which is to say it won't be coming at all. Instead, EA is practically promising the heavens and beyond for the still unannounced next-gen consoles.

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