EA Launches EA Access, a Subscription-Based Gaming Platform for Xbox One

ea accessLike Netflix and Playstation Now, Electronic Arts just announced the beta launch of EA Access, an “all you can play” subscription service for $5 per month or $30 per year, for Microsoft ‘s Xbox One.

The service will give gamers access to last year’s top games, including Battlefield 4 , FIFA 14 , Madden NFL 25 , and Peggle 2 , along with 10% discounts on EA games, DLC, and in-game currency. EA Access pass holders also get early access trials to EA sports games and Dragon Age: Inquisition up to five days before the retail release. Saved files from the early access trials will carry over to the full retail versions.

EA Access passes will be sold on Xbox Live, in GameStop stores, EB Games in Canada, and online for European gamers via GameStop and Amazon.

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EA Access lets you play more games for less. Binge on EA’s best Xbox One games, starting with Madden NFL 25, FIFA 14, Battlefield 4 and Peggle 2 during the beta, with more to come in the future. That’s more than $100 worth of games for just $4.99 a month. Play as much as you want, you’ll never run out of fun.

As an additional perk, EA Access members get an exclusive 10% discount on EA digital purchases on Xbox One. Use your 10% discount on Madden NFL 15, Madden Ultimate Team, Battlefield 4, Battlefield 4 Premium, FIFA 15, FIFA Ultimate Team, EA SPORTS UFC, Need for Speed Rivals, Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare, Peggle 2 and NBA LIVE 14, with more titles coming soon.

If you’re an EA Access member, you can download upcoming EA games five days before the release date to play for a limited time. Madden NFL 15, NHL 15, FIFA 15, NBA LIVE 15 and Dragon Age: Inquisition are all included, with more to come. If you love it, buy it, and you can pick up right where you left off.