EA Play won't include a press conference this year, and has now scaled back its streaming schedule to just one day rather than three.
Okay for shady reasons?
Probably because their games haven't been doing so well financially.
I realized that I haven't bought a single ea game this gen. I'm doing well without.
That’s absolutely correct, the poor game sales, micro transaction controversies and failed game launch after game launch.. they need to go back to the drawing board..
Because they expect to get booed, more than anything else. They take polls on interest in games and 'goodwill'.
Well the EA conference is always the worst conference at E3... So Good riddance.
Outside sports section . Why exactly is EA press conference the worst ? Better then just playing a playlist of video game trailers. EA actually does a press conference....
You are right. I’d rather have one than nothing. Even if it will be a bad one, we as consumers would lose nothing. We have a choice to watch or not watch. But to each of his own I guess.
I know.....I know.... But it was tradition! The crazy blend of crazy excitement and unbearable anguish!
EA won't be missed much. They haven't released a decent game for some time... Still curious about their new Star Wars game. Hope they don't screw that up.
Finally a E3 event without EA and shite sports personalities being on stage nobody gives 2 fuks about.
I'd only be interested in EA if they had a conference for indie games they're funding. They've butchered too many big titles. For me they're the letdown of this gen. They don't care as long as people buy gold packs and access etc.
Another nail for the coffin for the dying E3.
i wouldn't say dying exactly, just different than what it is now....people forget that e3 derived from ces in las vegas many years ago. from the article... "Although EA hasn’t technically participated in E3 for years, the EA Play press conference typically provided the unofficial start for the show." I've been to EA play (and might go to e3 this year) and it's a few miles away from where e3 is held...this is no different than nintendo not having a press conference but still showcases their games during e3. the thing that will change the future of e3 are the prices for floor space at the convention center.... i have several friends that work the e3 show and they told me it is extremely expensive to showcase games there...having wifi alone for streaming runs $30,000 per day....I'm betting that if things don't change e3 will become smaller and be moved to a different location.
Why is E3 dying? And on that note, why do people like you want E3 to die so much? It is the biggest gaming show of the year AIM directly at your most favorite hobby in the entire world. So why?
Probably bc Sony isn't going to be there so it's being down played
I was expecting you to end that with .....for the dying EA. LOL
Man....the more conferences, the better. Yeah, EA was ALWAYS the worst, but that made us enjoy other conferences even more!
What is that....is that blood in the water for this ass hat CEO. I sure hope so. That guy is cancer for gaming.
Ms and Sony will use E3 one last time to reveal the nxt gen consoles but after that E3 Is dead tbh.
EA is starting to hurt with continuously ruining a franchise after franchise with their constant yearly releases, and rushed unpolished titles. They did a very poor job evaluating how to release their titles. They had so many good franchise that each of them could have been on a different 3 year cycle, and still have a great franchise or 2 release every year.
Won't lose sleep over this, the ONLY EA game I purchased this gen was Dragon Age: Inquisition which I MUST SAY was Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrreat. But good riddens EA you won't be missed.
Cant even remember the last time I got an EA game lol I never even got the first battlefront.
They have nothing worthwhile to show. The company has been completely trashed under Andrew Wilson's leadership. He should be removed immediately, and either Vince Zampella should be named the new CEO, or they should try to bring bacl John Riccettiello.
The best game they had in the last 3 years (Titanfall 2) didn't do as well as it should have because of poor planning. The rest of the garbage they marketed like it was the new iPhone. Mama says EA is the devil.
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