EA Sports UFC Now Available in EA Access Vault

Posted December 18th, 2014 at 10:30 am


As announced last week EA Sports UFC is now available as one of the games in the “Vault” with EA Access on Xbox One. Subscribers to the service will have unlimited playtime with the complete game – essentially it’s “owned” digitally until the subscription is allowed to expire.

UFC joins Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare, Need for Speed Rivals, Peggle 2, Battlefield 4, Madden NFL 25, and FIFA 14 in the “Vault”. Other perks to EA Access include 10% off all digital purchases and six hours of early play with future games in the days leading up to their respective releases. The subscription cost is $30 yearly or $5 on a monthly basis.

The timing of the addition was somewhat surprising given that UFC has only been out six months, is still being actively supported (six patches/18 new fighters to date), arrives in advance of Christmas possibly cannibalizing some sales, and has value that won’t degrade as quickly given that it’s not a yearly release.