EA Play Live streamed a few days ago, presenting for around an hour. Information on new and ongoing games from the publisher’s list of games. Some of the news included a return of a classic franchise, more information on the upcoming Battlefield 2042, and a racing game from EA’s new acquired Codemasters. You can check out the recap of the entire show below.
That’s right, Dead Space is getting a full remake. This is not a remaster, but the original title remade from the bottom to top. EA Motive will be working on the project. Longtime fans have consulting on the game, giving feedback to make sure it’s great for new and returning players.
Apex Legends: Emergence
Apex Legends is entering its tenth Season with Emergence, which features the new Seer character. Seer focuses primarily on stealth to track enemies without getting detected. His character is voiced by Halo 5 and Mass Effect 3 actor Iké Amadi. The season kicks off August 3rd after the end of the Thrillseekers event.
Grid Legends is a brand-new racing game from Codemasters, a developer and publisher that EA acquired months ago. It has a single-player story mode that includes live-action segments, with Sex Education star Ncuti Gatwa playing a big part. Grid Legends will make use of Extended Reality technology similar to The Mandalorian for an immersive experience.
Lost in Random
This is the latest game from the EA Originals lineup, from the developer Zoink, who previously made Fe. It’s Tim Burton-inspired and features a unique combat style with a fantastic game design. Lost in Random releases on September 10th for all consoles and PC.
Knockout City: Season 2
Knockout City is getting a new content season which is focused on filmmaking in Hollywood. Actually, it’s called Holowood, and it’s the game’s new map. There are new soda-powered balls that can obscure players’ vision.
Battlefield 2042 saw plenty of news during EA Play Live, including details on the new mode, Battlefield Portal. This mode allows the community to create their own game types and use equipment, soldiers, and maps from several other games in the series. EA also announced an open beta will arrive at some point in September. EA Play subscribers will get early access to the beta if they preorder the game.