The popular EA conference is back! In this guide, we will show you everything about the EA Play 2017, including how to access the live stream, the first FIFA 18 news and the videos.
EA Play 2017 Overview
What exactly is the EA Play 2017?
EA PLAY is designed to connect audiences around the world, and bring them closer to the games they love. Whether in person or online, EA PLAY 2017 will connect fans around the world to EA’s biggest new games through live broadcasts, community content, competitions and more.
Those that can attend in Hollywood will experience hands-on gameplay, live entertainment and much more. For anyone joining digitally around the world, EA PLAY will feature livestreams, deeper looks into EA’s upcoming games and experiences, and content from some of the best creators in the community. For players, content creators, media, industry partners and more, EA PLAY 2017 will deliver a network of experiences to celebrate a world of play.
The players are at the heart of everything on EA PLAY. The idea is pretty simple – bringing more of them, all around the world, more access, and more play.
This event will take place from June 10 to June 12 in Hollywood.
EA Play 2017 Program
What will happen on EA Play 2017?
During EA Play 2017, there are many things to do and to watch. Here is a full list of events and activities:
– At noon PDT on Saturday, June 10 EA’ll begin the weekend of EA PLAY with an all-new broadcast experience specifically designed for the players viewing around the world, with a live audience in Hollywood. Be sure to tune in as EA celebrate their amazing players and their biggest games of the year ahead.
– Hundreds of EA’s global community creators will be participating in the EA Game Changers Creators Cave, in the heart of the Hollywood Palladium. This dedicated space provides opportunities for their creators to capture early game footage, edit content to share, live stream directly from the show, and to interact with their studio development teams.
– And at the centre of the onsite event will be a Player Fanfest that will feature over 140 hands-on gaming stations, demos, live music and more.
All of these elements have been built with both players attending in-person and those viewing online in mind. So if you can’t attend in person, you still will have the chance to catch all the action including their EA PLAY show experience, live interviews, in-depth gameplay walkthroughs, competitions and behind-the-scenes looks at EA PLAY. For those at home, EA is inviting players to tune in to “Live @ EA PLAY”, a 90-minute show streamed live from L.A. on EA.com. This special broadcast will bring viewers inside EA PLAY with in-depth gameplay walkthroughs, conversations with the development teams and behind-the-scenes looks at EA’s hottest games.
If you are attending in person, tickets to the event are free, limited and available since April 20. You can get them here. Be the first to play Star Wars™ Battlefront II and next Need for Speed™ game, as well as upcoming EA SPORTS™ titles: Madden NFL 18, FIFA 18 and NBA LIVE 18. Note that attendees under 18 years old must attend with a parent/guardian. Tickets are required for all attendees.
EA Play 2017 will feature over 10 games, performances by recording artist Nas, DJ Green Lantern and Dave East and a number of eagerly anticipated surprises. EA Play 2017 gives attendees the chance to be the first to play:
Star Wars™ Battlefront™ II
Madden NFL 18
NBA LIVE 18
The latest Need for Speed™ experience
The Sims™ Mobile and The Sims™ 4
The latest Battlefield™ 1 expansion
New content from Star Wars™: Galaxy of Heroes and Titanfall™ 2
Madden NFL Mobile
NBA LIVE Mobile
EA SPORTS™ FIFA on the Nintendo Switch
FIFA 18 Event
The first FIFA 18 News
As you probably know, EA Play is a three-day off-site event that is open to the public. From June 10 (Saturday) to June 12 (Monday), instead of announcing the FIFA 18 news at E3, as it was usual before FIFA 17, Electronic Arts do it on EA Play.
It is officialy confirmed that FIFA 18 will be introduced to the world, for the first time, on the EA Play 2017. More exactly, the first details of FIFA 18 will be unveiled in a special event that will start on June 10 at 9pm (UK time).
Here is a list of what we are expecting to see on this event:
Two new Trailers
News about the Story Mode
News about the gameplay
FIFA Nintendo Switch News
EA Play may be the perfect time to try for the first time ever the new Nintendo Switch. FIFA will be playable on this console on the following days:
June 10 (Saturday), from 3pm to 7pm (UK time)
June 11 (Sunday), from 11am to 5pm (UK time)
June 12 (Monday), from 11am to 4pm (UK time)
As soon as they announce the first news, we will publish them here.
EA Play 2017 Streams