Xbox Joins Forces With EA Play to Strengthen Game Pass Ahead of Christmas

Published 12/22/2021, 9:58 AM EST


There’s big news for all the Xbox Game Pass subscribers ahead of the Christmas weekend. Now, Game Pass subscribers can have special access to some popular EA Play titles with their existing Game Pass subscription.

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This is possible thanks to a joint effort by Xbox and EA to provide extra content and rewards on the former’s online service. With this amazing partnership of these two major live service platforms, players can get exclusive EA Play rewards in the form of skins, vehicles, and much more.

When it comes to how this Xbox-EA collaboration will work, then it’s quite simple.

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Whoever is the subscriber of the Game Pass service will get a lot of extra perks from the EA Play platform. The perks can come in the form of in-game bundles, brand-new weapons, and vehicle skins. The rewards can also be XP boosts or other bonuses. This also applies to various titles such as EA and DICE’s Battlefield 2042, and FIFA 22, among many others.

Simply put, the available options will increase, and without any doubt, fans are going to love it!

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Enjoy EA Play rewards with Xbox Game Pass!

From now on, Xbox Series X and Xbox One users, who already spend a lot on Game Pass, will start receiving selected EA Play Rewards each month. In case you are interested in getting to know the details, here’s a list of the bonus content available at the moment:

  • Antonio Di Natale Tifo Set for FIFA 22 Ultimate Team Hero: December 1 to December 31
  •  XP Boost for FIFA 22 Ultimate Team Season 2: November 12 to December 23
  • Highland Ravager Weapon Charm for Apex Legends: December 2 to January 4
  • World of Shel Holiday Set for NHL 22: December 1 to December 31
  • Ultimate Team Pack for Madden NFL 22: December 13 to January 12
  • Zero Chill Set for Madden NFL 22: December 1 to December 31
  • Icebreaker Vehicle Skin for Battlefield 2042: December 1 to December 30

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So it means that the Xbox Game Pass subscribers will keep getting exclusive bonus content based on EA Play titles. Also, they will be able to get some EA Play games as well due to the ongoing collaboration between Xbox and Electronic Arts.

Furthermore, the members will also get access to in-game quests and rewards, as well as be able to unlock more content. Plus, they can play some of the select new games from EA Play on a trial basis.

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Are you going to avail this opportunity this Christmas? Let us know in the comments section below.

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Mintu Tomar

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Mintu Tomar is an eSports author at EssentiallySports. After completing his bachelor's in Philosophy, he has followed his passion for covering news as a budding journalist. He lives and breathes video games and is a die-hard Call of Duty fan.

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