Electronic Arts teased bringing Subscription Service to a new platform, according to news source Gamespot the service could be EA Access for PS4. The info was drawn out from the latest earnings call where the management said: “In the year ahead we plan to offer a subscription service on another major platform.”
This is a bit hint about EA’s plan to expand its Subscription Service on PS4. There were no further details on how EA will be expanding its plan. By decoding term “major platform”, EA is already on Xbox One and on PC under Origin Access. Left is PS4 and Nintendo Switch.
EA Access is an add-on service that allows its members to have first-hand look at new games plus various offers and discounts. Members have to pay an additional fee of $5 per month, on PS4 a similar service Play Station Plus is already active that allows similar features to the subscriber.
The source article also consists link of Sony’s statement on bringing EA Access on PS4. Sony clarified that Sony is not in a mood of adding the service to its platform as it –
does not bring the kind of value PlayStation customers have come to expect.
Sony further added, “We don’t think asking our fans to pay an additional $5 a month for this EA-specific program represents good value to the PlayStation gamer.”
This statement came out in the year 2014 and it looks this time EA will take a different approach to expand its Subscription Service.