Electronic Arts recently announced "EA Access", a $5 a month (or $30 for a year) subscription program that would allow users access to certain games by signing up for the service. Users will also get a 10% discount on the digital purchase of several games. Lastly, subscribers will be able to download upcoming games 5 days before their official date, however they can only keep those games temporarily, and once the period which they can keep them expires they will have to buy those games in order to continue playing them.
Madden NFL 25, FIFA 14, Battlefield 4 and Peggle 2 are the only games that have been announced which are currently part of the program, however EA plans on announcing more games in the future.
Games that you can receive a 10% discount for include NFL 15, Madden Ultimate Team, Battlefield 4, Battlefield 4 Premium, FIFA 15, FIFA Ultimate Team, EA SPORTS UFC, Need for Speed Rivals, Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare, Peggle 2 and NBA LIVE 14.
Games that can be downloaded early for subscribers include NFL 15, NHL 15, FIFA 15, NBA LIVE 15 and Dragon Age: Inquisition.
Sony rejected the program because they felt it did not provide a good enough value. In a statement to Gameinformer, Sony stated