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Electronic Arts just added a bunch of racing games to its portfolio

Electronic Arts just added a bunch of racing games to its portfolio

Electronic Arts today announced that its acquisition of Codemasters is complete. That acquisition was wrapped up pretty fast, as it was only announced back at the beginning of December. The deal sees Electronic Arts buying up Codemasters in a $1.2 billion deal, getting all of the franchises Codemasters owns in the process.

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Here’s why Mass Effect Legendary Edition won’t include the Pinnacle Station DLC

Here’s why Mass Effect Legendary Edition won’t include the Pinnacle Station DLC

One of the exciting things about Mass Effect Legendary Edition is the fact that it will bundle not only the three games in the Mass Effect trilogy together, but also most of the DLC that released for all three as well. Electronic Arts and BioWare say there's more than 40 DLCs included in the compilation, but eagle-eyed readers will see that we didn't say "all of the DLC" in the preceding sentence - we said "most." That's because there's one DLC in particular that will be missing from the Legendary Edition.

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Will your PC run Mass Effect Legendary Edition? These are the minimum and recommended specs

Will your PC run Mass Effect Legendary Edition? These are the minimum and recommended specs

Just yesterday, Electronic Arts and BioWare revealed the release date for Mass Effect Legendary Edition, and today, we're getting even more information about the compilation. The two companies have published minimum and recommended PC specifications to the game's Steam page, so if you were wondering if your rig can run the Legendary Edition, now is your chance to find out.

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Nintendo Switch Apex Legends port will include ‘smart optimizations’

Nintendo Switch Apex Legends port will include ‘smart optimizations’

If you own a Nintendo Switch and you love battle royale games, Electronic Arts has some good news: Apex Legends will hit Nintendo's latest and greatest console on March 9, 2021. If your first thought was "how well will it run?", you're not the only one. EA says that, among other things, the Switch port will include 'smart optimizations' for the tiny screen.

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EA Sports College Football is coming back – Here’s what we know

EA Sports College Football is coming back – Here’s what we know

It's been a long time since EA Sports made games centered around college football, but the company will be returning to that world soon. Today, EA and the CLC announced that the two have partnered together to once again make EA Sports "the exclusive developer of simulation college football video game experiences." If you're hoping to see an EA College Football game soon, however, you should know that you might be waiting a while, as EA says that development is "just underway."

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Mass Effect Legendary Edition release date revealed: Watch the must-see new trailer

Mass Effect Legendary Edition release date revealed: Watch the must-see new trailer

Back in November, BioWare and Electronic Arts announced the Mass Effect Legendary Edition. This new compilation bundles together the first three Mass Effect games and gives them a fresh coat of paint for modern-day platforms. At the time it was revealed, BioWare kept footage from the remasters and a release date for the Legendary Edition under wraps, but today, we're getting both thanks to a new trailer.

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Star Wars: Battlefront 2 sees huge player surge – Here’s why

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 sees huge player surge – Here’s why

If you're a Star Wars: Battlefront 2 player, odds are you've noticed a lot of new players flooding matches lately. That, obviously, isn't a coincidence, but rather it's down to a promotion held by the Epic Games Store a couple of weeks back. During that promo, Battlefront 2 was given away for free to everyone who wanted a copy for a week, and now EA has given us a better idea of just how many people claimed that game.

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Apex Legends Season 8 launch trailer definitely brings the explosions

Apex Legends Season 8 launch trailer definitely brings the explosions

Apex Legends Season 8 is nearly upon us, but as it usually does, Respawn Entertainment is revealing new information about it in a piecemeal fashion. The new Legend being added in Season 8 - Fuse - was revealed previously, and today he takes center stage in Season 8's launch trailer. We've still got a couple of weeks left before Season 8 officially kicks off, but this launch trailer may satiate fans at least a little bit while we wait.

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Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Xbox Series X and PS5 update detailed – What to expect

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Xbox Series X and PS5 update detailed – What to expect

Like many games that were released close to the end of the previous generation, it seems that Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is getting a next-generation update that will help it run better on the Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5. As always, we can expect to see higher and more stable framerates, but beyond that Electronic Arts and Respawn Entertainment has detailed what players can expect to see on a console-by-console basis.

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Gaming in 2020 – The Winners

Gaming in 2020 – The Winners

2020 was a bad year in a lot of regards, but thankfully, it wasn’t all bad in the gaming industry. We had a lot of really good games to see us through the pandemic, and while the games were really the only good thing to come out of the gaming industry in 2020, there were a lot of high points on the release schedule. We’ll get to the bad parts of the gaming industry in 2020 with a separate article, but for now, let’s recap the year in gaming by running down some of the solid titles we saw release in the past 12 months.

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EA Play integration with Xbox Game Pass for PC delayed

EA Play integration with Xbox Game Pass for PC delayed

Earlier this year, EA Play joined Xbox Game Pass, making its debut in the console version of Microsoft's subscription service. If you own Xbox Game Pass on console (or Xbox Game Pass Ultimate), you can download many of the games that are included in EA Play as part of your subscription. While the plan was to roll out EA Play integration for the PC version of Xbox Game Pass this month, unfortunately plans have changed.

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Electronic Arts is buying Codemasters for $1.2 billion – Here’s why

Electronic Arts is buying Codemasters for $1.2 billion – Here’s why

Electronic Arts today announced a new deal to purchase UK developer and publisher Codemasters. Electronic Arts has reached an agreement with the Board of Codemasters to buy the company for £6.04 (around $7.98) per share, which equates to a grand total of $1.2 billion. It's a big acquisition to be sure, and with it, it seems that Electronic Arts is looking to corner the racing game market.

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