E3 2015: EA Press Conference

EA’s E3 2015 press conference ran half an hour longer than it should, highlighting the typical EA Sports coverage and EA show champions such as Mirror’s Edge Catalyst, Mass Effect: Andromeda, and, finally, an epic Star Wars Battlefront gameplay trailer.

Mass Effect: Andromeda

  • Release Date: Holiday 2016

Need for Speed

  • “The definitive Need for Speed experience”: New customization, narrative, and multiplayer
  • Release Date: November 3, 2015
  • Gameplay: Open-world

Star Wars the Old Republic: Knights of the Fallen Empire

  • New story heavy expansion: Knights of the Fallen Empire — free to subscribers
  • Release Date: October 2015


  • Release Date: TBD
  • Genre: Physics-based platformer

Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare 2

  • All-new world that puts the “plants on the attack.”
  • Release Date: TBD Spring 2016
  • New Play Mode: Graveyard Ops — Garden Ops, but for the Zombies — and new single-player mode plus local split-screen
  • Characters: New Imp, Captain Dreadbeard — new sniper class, and Zmech imp mech suits
  • Transfer Characters and unlockables from the first
  • Free content updates

EA Sports

  • NHL 16
  • Rory McIlroy PGA Tour
  • Madden NFL 16

NBA Live 16

  • Game Face HD: New app scans your face into the game
  • Release Date: Coming September 29, 2015
  • Plenty of player customization, better control


  • Pele takes the stage, shares some stories
  • “Compete at a higher level, new way to play”
  • New Mode: Playable women’s teams for the first time in FIFA game history

Madden NFL 16

  • Draft Champions: Fantasy draft app similar to Madden Mobile
  • “Overhauled the entire passing game.”
  • Release Date: August 25, 2015

Mobile Gaming

  • Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes: “Collect, battle, and dominate”
  • Minions Paradise: New Despicable Me mobile title

Mirror’s Edge Catalyst

  • Mirror’s Edge 2 now titled ‘Catalyst’
  • “No levels, no loading screen. You are truly free roaming.”
  • Release Date: February 23, 2016

Star Wars Battlefront

  • Partnered with Lucas Film to access original Star Wars prop weapons for in-game weapon detailing
  • New to Battlefront: 8-player modes, fly an X-Wing, play iconic Star Wars characters including Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker, new ‘Missions’ mode allows you to play single-player against A.I., switch third-person and first-person mode anytime
  • Release Date: November 17, 2015

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