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Apex Legends cross-play, Steam and Switch versions coming this Fall

Apex Legends cross-play, Steam and Switch versions coming this Fall

Despite how the Internet has connected us and made us closer, gaming is still pretty much like walled gardens separated according to platform boundaries. Even those games that are actually available across platforms mostly let you play only with others on the same platform. There is, however, a growing desire among gamers to be able to play with friends on other platforms. At its EA Play Live event, EA Games is promising to give Apex Legends players that and more this coming Fall, expanding the battle royale's reach across more platforms.

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Star Wars: Squadrons gameplay trailer puts you in the pilot’s seat

Star Wars: Squadrons gameplay trailer puts you in the pilot’s seat

There are often two or three things that Star Wars fans would probably like to be in a game adaption of the space opera franchise. One is to be a Jedi Knight or even a Sith, something that most Star Wars games have already delivered on repeatedly. The other is a space fighter pilot, either for the Empire or the Rebel Alliance, a fantasy that EA Games will soon try to fulfill in Star Wars: Squadrons coming later this year.

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EA Originals adds three more indie games including Rocket Arena

EA Originals adds three more indie games including Rocket Arena

Electronic Arts has announced new deals that will bring three new indie games to its EA Originals label that was announced in 2016. At the time, EA had said that it would work with small developers in order to help them make their games available to a larger audience. The company seeks out a few projects every year for its EA Originals, with the latest announcement revealing three new additions.

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Star Wars: Squadrons confirmed after leak: full reveal details

Star Wars: Squadrons confirmed after leak: full reveal details

It looks like a new Star Wars game is on the way, and this time around, we'll get to hop in the cockpit of various Star Wars fighters and do battle in space. The game leaked on the Microsoft store earlier this morning, and after that cat was let out of the bag, EA confirmed the title by scheduling a trailer premiere on YouTube for Monday, June 15th.

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Need for Speed Heat is the first EA game to get crossplay

Need for Speed Heat is the first EA game to get crossplay

Need for Speed fans got some good news today on multiple fronts. The first, and perhaps most important, bit of news is that Need for Speed Heat is getting cross-platform multiplayer. Not only is this the first Need for Speed game to feature crossplay, but it's the first game from Electronic Arts to feature it as well.

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Command & Conquer Remastered Collection modernizes two RTS classics today

Command & Conquer Remastered Collection modernizes two RTS classics today

Back toward the end of 2018, Electronic Arts announced that it was working with Petroglyph on remastering the Command & Conquer: Tiberian Dawn and Command & Conquer: Red Alert. Since that announcement, we've seen some glimpses of the games in development, but now they're ready for primetime. Electronic Arts launched the Command & Conquer Remastered Collection today, which is available through both Steam and Origin.

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A bunch of Electronic Arts games just went live on Steam

A bunch of Electronic Arts games just went live on Steam

Years ago, many of Electronic Arts' PC games could be found on Steam. New EA releases were published there frequently, but then one day, Electronic Arts decided that it wanted to take the fight to Steam, launching Origin as a storefront all its own. Many of EA's existing games were left on Steam after Origin launched, but from that point on, all of the company's new games were only accessible through Origin.

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EA promises free game upgrades to Xbox Series X, PS5 early-adopters

EA promises free game upgrades to Xbox Series X, PS5 early-adopters

The end of a console generation is an interesting time. It's generally expected that many games are released at the tail end of a console cycle are also going to be released on next-gen hardware, putting those who are planning to jump to next-gen consoles right away in something of a strange spot regarding when to buy those games.

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Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order gets a surprise update for Star Wars Day

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order gets a surprise update for Star Wars Day

If you're planning to revisit Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order in celebration of Star Wars Day, then good news: Electronic Arts and Respawn Entertainment just gave you reason to do so. The two have pushed a surprise update to the game for Star Wars Day, adding several new features that seem to be aimed primarily at those who are looking for more out of the game.

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EA Play event goes digital after E3 2020 cancellation: When to watch

EA Play event goes digital after E3 2020 cancellation: When to watch

Since both Sony and Microsoft are plotting to launch new consoles this year, E3 2020 promised to be a pretty big show. Unfortunately, several weeks ago the event was cancelled like so many others because of the COVID-19 pandemic. That won't stop publishers and developers from making their big announcements, as many of them have announced that they'll transition to all-digital reveal events this summer.

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Apex Legends exclusive PS Plus skins leak for Crypto and Gibraltar

Apex Legends exclusive PS Plus skins leak for Crypto and Gibraltar

It's not unusual for Sony's PlayStation Plus subscribers to get exclusive skins as part of their subscription. We've seen these free cosmetics arrive for a number of games, including Fortnite, and Apex Legends is no exception. A recent leak has revealed what is claimed to be a new exclusive PS Plus skin for the battle royale game's Gilbraltar and Crypto characters.

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Crysis Remastered officially confirmed with new teaser trailer

Crysis Remastered officially confirmed with new teaser trailer

More than a decade ago, the original Crysis was setting the standard for PC gaming graphics, so much so that it wound up spawning the "but can it run Crysis?" meme. As it turns out, it won't be long before a number of machines will be running Crysis, as Crytek confirmed Crysis Remastered today.

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