Xbox Game Pass on PC adds EA Play to the lineup

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If you're currently using Xbox Game Pass Ultimate or Xbox Game Pass for PC, the library of games you have access to is about to get much larger.

A deal has finally been struck between Xbox and EA, and all users of Xbox Game Pass on PC will now have access to an EA Play membership for no additional cost.

Xbox Game Pass on PC adds EA Play

While the working agreement between EA Play and Xbox Game Pass began in September of last year, things are now finally coming to fruition.


As announced by Xbox today, subscribers to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and PC will get access to EA Play starting March 18, 2021 at 2pm PT (5pm ET).

The addition will include dozens of top games from EA Play from franchises like Star Wars, Battlefield, Madden NFL, Command & Conquer, and The Sims.

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Star Wars: Squadrons and much more now with Xbox Game Pass & EA Play

One of the biggest new additions to EA Play is Star Wars: Squadrons, and it will be available tomorrow for users on PC and consoles.

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The title gives fans the chance to feel the true starfighter combat experience, and also includes first-person multiplayer space dogfights that are truly thrilling.

Some of the other top titles available now on Xbox Game Pass on PC via EA Play include:

  • Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
  • FIFA 20
  • Titanfall 2
  • Need for Speed Heat

Subscribers will also get rewards each month for games like Madden 21 and Apex Legends, exclusive member-only content and discounts on EA digital purchases via the EA Desktop app beta, and access to 10-hour trials of top titles like FIFA 21.

READ MORE: Madden 21 is now available via EA Play