The Line Drive for May 28

Posted May 28th, 2017 at 2:30 pm


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

EA Sports revealed the 32 Elite players chosen from w/pre-orders for Madden NFL 18.
NHL 18 won’t be among the games showcased at the upcoming EA Play event.
The free card pack and $20 VC for NBA 2K17 through Prime got extended a month.
Early indication is NBA 2K17 won’t be PS4 Plus free game for June like last year.
CEO of Saber Interactive posted thoughts on the recent update for NBA Playgrounds.
That patch for NBA Playgrounds is out now on PS4 and PC but still not Switch or XB1.
EA Sports released the first screenshots in advance of E3/EA Play from NBA Live 18.
New Ultimate Team loyalty program has gone live in Madden NFL 17.
Some of the gameplay-specific items being worked on now for Sociable Soccer.
Three sports games are there for launch of the Xbox Game Pass subscription service.
Price of ARMS lowered to $51 on Amazon or $48 for Prime members.
The Prime discount is now active on The Golf Club 2 making it just $32.
Franchise Hockey Manager 3 is on sale for just $10 through June 1.
Blu-ray releases this week are led by the comedy Fist Fight.