I’m sure if you are like me you fell in love with one of the Sim City games growing up. I know that I spent hours building cities! The latest iteration of SimCity released in 2013 was a hige flop for many reasons and gave some very bad press to Maxis, the studio behind the game. It looks like it Maxis has closed its doors for good!
EA is holding a massive holiday sale on Origin. Many of their games have been greatly discounted and these include some of the hottest games of 2014. There was one thing that stood out though, Battlefield 3 is only $0.99! Getting that game at that price is a no-brainer! Even if you just play the campaign it is worth it. Other games on sale include Titanfall, Dragon Age: Inquisition, Battlefield
As part of Origin’s “On the House” program EA is giving away Dragon Age: Origins just in time for the sequel’s launch on November 18th. The best part about this is that the game is completely free with no strings attached. There are no gameplay time limits, no purchase necessary, nothing like that, just a free copy of the game.
I’m sure many of you are familiar with EA’s Origin client. Well it turns out that the client is actively spying on you by file snooping. This whole investigation started on Reddit and it seems to be all but true for the most part, but the big issue is, is what EA is doing is legal?
The Steam Summer Sale is in full effect, but Electronic Arts has something to say about it. They are offering one of their blockbuster games Titanfall free for 48 hours! I guess they are hoping to grab attention away from the Steam Sale.
It looks like Electronic Arts has made Battlefield 3 free on the Origin store, yes FREE! The game was one of the biggest games through 2011 – 2012 until it was replaced with Battlefield 4, which came out in October of 2013. The game will be made available free under EA’s “On the House” program where they give away titles for free for a short period of time.
EA has just announced that they will shut down online services for 50 games by July. Some of the bigger games on the list are part of the Battlefield Series and not only PC versions, Battlefield 2: Modern Combat for PlayStation 2 will be shut down as well.
Titanfall has been a huge success on both Xbox One and PC. An insider has mentioned that the Titanfall 2 deal has been finalized and that the sequel to the game will not be exclusive to Microsoft. This means that the game will likely be available for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3.