The Line Drive for February 5

Posted February 5th, 2017 at 7:30 am


The Line Drive is a weekly collection of news, links, deal alerts, and updates that didn’t necessarily warrant their own postings.

EA Sports is still thriving in 2017 despite a few high profile failures thanks to FIFA.
Monday is the last full day to get the Super Bowl Edition of Madden NFL 17 for $20.
Press Row Podcast latest episode focused on EA’s booms and busts is now on Youtube.
Pre-orders of MLB The Show 17 are 20% off for Amazon Prime members.
Madden NFL 17 gives the Atlanta Falcons a 52% chance of winning Super Bowl LI.
EA Sports reached an agreement with ESPN to broadcast FIFA eSports competitions.
Details on the ratings changes made in the latest roster update for NBA 2K17.
NBA 2K17 PS4 owners were forced to download 22GB+ of data over two days last week.
A hop-step exploit was addressed in one of those patches released for NBA 2K17.
The Stance socks for the NBA All-Star Game have been added to NBA 2K17.
Behind-the-scenes info from SCEA on MLB The Show 17 out-of-position improvements.
New developer blog goes over updates made to the course designer for The Golf Club 2.
The Mutant Football League Kickstarter is already over 75% of its way to reaching the goal.
Ubisoft released a teaser trailer for the free Alaska update coming to Steep on Feb 10.
New physical toy mini pull-back racers for Rocket League will release this spring.
Out of the Park Developments announced the winners of their first promo for OOTP 18.
Sony released details on the big new features coming in the next PS4 system update.