EA play dates announced for e3 2019
BY JONATHON DORNBUSH Electronic Arts has confirmed EA Play will return in 2019, including when it will take place.
EA Play 2019 is confirmed to happen from June 7-9, with a kickoff event on the night of Friday, June 7. Tickets will be available next month, and they will be free to all who register.
But rather than leading with a press conference, EA has announced it will skip the conference this year, instead replacing it "with multiple live streams that will air during the first two days of the event." According to the EA, the intention is to offer more gameplay to viewers, as well as more "insights from the teams making the games.
EA Play fanfest will be held on June 8 and 9, where attendees will be able to go hands-on with a lineup of unannounced games, while live streams will broadcast from the "Creator's Cave" at the Hollywood Palladium.
While EA did not say which games will be available to play, the free event will offer hands on and "exclusive content from some of the most popular creators in the world.
Registration for EA Play in 2018 opened in late March, and the EA Play press conference featured Anthem, Battlefield V, Unravel 2 Released and Revealed, and more. Last year's Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order received its title, and the upcoming Respawn Star Wars game is set to be revealed at Star Wars Celebration ahead of EA Play.
And while BioWare is hard at work on updates for Anthem, the studio also teased a new Dragon Age at The Game Awards last year.