Anthem Now Available Through Origin and EA Access

Sep 12, 2019
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Anthem got off to a rocky start when it launched earlier this year, but BioWare has released a number of updates for the game since, including the game’s long-awaited Cataclysm event. Unfortunately, the improvements haven’t had much impact, as Anthem’s playerbase has cratered – the best update in the world isn’t going to mean anything if there’s nobody around to play it.

Well, perhaps Anthem will get a bit of a shot in the arm, as EA has announced it’s joining the Origin Access and EA Access lineups. Anthem will be joined by several other indie favorites on PC, including Yooka-Laylee, The Escapists 2, and Vambrace: Cold Soul. Of course, Origin Access Premier subscribers will also get to play FIFA 20 this month. Check out the full lineup of new Origin/EA Access titles, below…

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Origin Access

September 12

  • Anthem – Unleash your power. Team up with your friends and stand against the Dominion and the ancient power they covet.
  • Out of the Park Baseball 20 – Step into the shoes of a GM and/or manager to own the future or rewrite the past of your favorite real-world baseball franchise.
  • The Escapists 2 – Craft, steal, and brawl to bust out of the toughest prisons in the world as you return to the life of an inmate.
  • Ultimate Chicken Horse – Join your friends in this party platformer where you place traps and hazards within the level as you play.
  • Vambrace: Cold Soul – Journey to the cursed city surface with your party. Wield unique powers, avoid traps, brave strange encounters, and survive deadly combat in this gothic fantasy adventure.
  • Yooka-Laylee – Explore huge worlds, meet an unforgettable cast of characters, and horde a vault-load of collectibles as buddy-duo Yooka and Laylee embark on an epic adventure.

September 19

  • FIFA 20 (Premier) – Play in classic FIFA style through Career Mode or FUT or take your game to the streets and express your unique style in the brand-new VOLTA mode
  • FIFA 20 (Basic) 10-hr Play First Trial

EA Access

September 12

  • Anthem

September 19

  • FIFA 20 10-hr Play First Trial

Origin Access is EA’s PC subscription service, while EA Access is a similar service for Xbox One and PS4. For $5 a month, or $30 a year, gets you access to the Vault, which includes a selection of games from EA and other publishers. EA Origin Premier gives you access to new-release EA titles – it costs $15 a month, or $99 for a full year.

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