The E3 2017 EA Press Conference broadcast aired today, has revealed brand new information about EA’s PS4, Xbox One, PC, Switch & Mobile game lineup. EA’s E3 2017 keynote conference started on June 10th at 12:00PM PST / 4:00PM EST / 8:00PM GMT and lasted an hour and a half including the pre-show. What follows is a bulletpoints roundup…
Exciting surprises this year were: A Way Out, Anthem, Need for Speed Payback, Star Wars Battlefront 2. – Along with further reveals for Battlefield 1, FIFA 18 and other yearly EA sports games.
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Here’s the full E3 2017 EA broadcast video: (starts at 2:46 hours)
E3 2017 EA Press Conference Roundup:
• Madden NFL 18 teaser trailer shown. Later in the event Xbox One Scorpio support was announced. — Game coming August 25, 2017.
• Battlefield 1: In The Name of the Tsar Expansion teaser trailer shown. The Name of the Tsar pushes towards the Russian WW1 front and includes 8 new maps, vehicles & weapons. — Coming in September 2017.
• FIFA 18 reveal trailer for “Ronaldo” show more realistic player motion capture. Last year’s The Journey star Alex Hunter is back. — Coming to PS4, Xbox One & Switch on September 26th, 2017.
• Need for Speed Payback 2017 release confirmed with the first gameplay trailer! Shows Burnout-style slow motion crashes during takedowns. Fast & The Furious-style cutscenes. — Coming November 10th, 2017 on PS4, Xbox One & PC.
• A Way Out announced! EA Originals program shows off more indie games. Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons Swedish developer announced their new game A Way Out with a teaser trailer. It’s got a prison breakout scenario for the split-screen-only CO-OP adventure, either online or on the couch. Gameplay footage shows one player can continue the game as another is watching a cutscene, the screen can be split both horizontally and vertically for a filmic effect as you tackle objectives to escape the prison. — Coming in Early 2018.
• Anthem, BioWare’s New “Dylan” IP, shown off with teaser trailer! Looks like Destiny! Shows a wall protecting future humanity from alien-looking dinosaur monsters. The Microsoft press conference on Sunday will have the full details.
• NBA Live 18 first look shows quick gameplay dunks. Authentic NBA experience with “The League” & “The Streets One” mode has you facing off against basketball legends. For EA you are ‘the one’. — Free demo with solo, co-op & online multiplayer coming in August 2017 with progress carrying on to the full game coming in Fall 2017.
• Star Wars Battlefront II story mode shown off. Actress Janina Gavankar plays a Stormtrooper commander who means serious business and is sent on an odd mission involving the Sith Emperor. The story bridges Star Wars: Return of the Jedi & The Force Awakens. 3 Times the content of the first game. Couch co-op is back, and more heroes & planets & spacebattles in the online multiplayer, with content from all Star Wars eras. Multiplayer gameplay video shows action-packed Sith VS Jedi battles. Star Wars star John Boyega introduces Finn & Phasma to the game as part of the first season of free content. Ends with 20 VS 20 battle. — Game coming in November 17th, 2017.
• Missing from the show were: The Visceral-developed story-driven Star Wars title, The Sims Mobile, NHL 18, Rory McIlroy PGA Tour 18, Titanfall 2 DLC, etc.
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