Electronic Arts has announced that all its games as well as its EA Access subscription service will become available on the Steam platform. The new partnership will begin with the release of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order on November 15th.
In the months following the release of Fallen Order more and more of EA’s titles will be added to Steam. It’ll be a slow and steady process, but, eventually, even the likes of mega-hits such as Apex Legends and Battlefield 5 will be available for download via Steam’s service.
In addition to individual games being added we’ll also see EA Access made available via Steam. This is currently tentatively set to start sometime in the Spring of 2020. EA Access is a subscription service that gives players the ability to play a plethora of titles for one, low monthly cost. Games on the service include Madden NFL 20, Anthem, The Sims 4, Star Wars: Battlefront II, and many more.
With EA moving its expansive collection of games to Steam there will also no longer be a disconnect between Origin and Steam users. This comes as a shocking move since EA is essentially giving Steam, a direct competitor, an even bigger edge in the market.