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E3 2018: EA introduces new PC-centric subscription service, Origin Access Premier

E3 2018: EA introduces new PC-centric subscription service, Origin Access Premier

Get ready to part with your cash EA lovers - EA Origin on PC is getting a new premium mode which will cost more but give players day one access to new games.

During EA's E3 2018 conference, or EA Play 2018, the company broke the news surrounding their new service; Origin Access Premier.

The service will launch this summer for $14.99 per month, or $99.99 a year. The biggest addition will be instant access to new games as they release. They also enable access to The Vault, which is a collection of more than 100 full games.

It's set to arrive later this year but no pricing details were provided.

EA is upping its game by adding more heavy hitters to an upgraded PC Origin Access subscription.

Bethesda announces Prey and Wolfenstein VR games at E3 2018
Now Peter, a hacker stationed aboard a spy satellite tasked with intercepting TranStar communications, must find out why. In Prey : Mooncrash , TranStar's secret moon base stopped transmitting shortly after the events of Prey .

EA was one of the first to embrace a game subscription service with EA Access on the Xbox One and Origin Access on the PC.

EA has offered gamers a subscription based model to access its games for some time now. In Origin Access Premier, this does not apply.

Players who are not now members of Origin Access (Basic) can get a seven-day free trial through June 17 for any games in the Origin Access library. So what can interested players expect from this service? Like the regular Origin membership, users can take 10% on other Origin digital purchases.

At the moment you can sign up to be notified when Origin Access Premier is available. Play the full game starting five days before launch without purchasing it separately, until you cancel your Premier membership. They want more depth in their favorite games, and fresh content that can hold their attention year-round.


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