Gamescom 2021: What to Expect From the EA Showcase

Published 08/18/2021, 12:55 PM EDT
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EA joined the list of big game developers that will be in attendance at Gamescom 2021. Considering the series of games EA has lined up, there is no surprise that fans are excited to hear from the American-based company. Battlefield, Fifa and Grid are just some of the major franchises currently being worked on. Here is what you can expect to see from EA at this years’ Gamescom convention.

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Considering the previous success EA has had with the FIFA franchise during this event, it will be no surprise to see more news about the upcoming FIFA 22. EA has already revealed major gameplay changes coming in the form of Hyperemotion technology. However, the major attraction remains its Ultimate Team online mode.

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What will EA reveal at Gamescom 2021?

Over the last few months, EA has announced a bunch of new concepts arriving in Ultimate Team such as League Heroes and a revamped FUT Champions system. ‘League Heroes’ are essentially iconic players who have made legendary contributions to their respective leagues. This will give players a chance to use some of their childhood heroes in the game.

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In addition to FIFA, Battlefield will also be getting another installment in October 2021. Battlefield 2042 is described as the ‘next generation of warfare’. Similar to its predecessors it will have a variety of game modes including a 128-man battle royale for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox Series X/S versions of the game.

Racing fans will be happy to hear that a new game called Grid Legends is in the works. The game brings you into the world of racing via an immersive storyline and realistic gameplay mechanics. EA has utilized the technology seen in Disney Plus’ The Mandalorian to bring cast members like Ncuti Gatwa into the game.

There is also a wide variety of cars in the game ranging from open-wheel machines to monster trucks. To take things to the next level, EA has also enabled cross-vehicular racing. These are just some of the irons EA currently has in the works. What do you expect to see from EA at Gamescom 2021? Let us know in the comments down below.

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Aaron Dias is an eSports author at EssentiallySports. Currently, he is a student at Xaviers College and is heavily invested in eSports. His interest in eSports began when he was young, with titles like FIFA, WWE, and Grand Theft Auto.

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