The Line Drive for August 16

Posted August 16th, 2020 at 4:00 pm

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

♦Developer blog goes into current-gen gameplay improvements for NBA 2K21.
♦NBA 2K21 demo including the start of MyCareer will be out on August 24.
♦Developer blog goes into detail on the new mode The Yard in Madden NFL 21.
♦EA Sports revealed the full list of songs on the soundtrack for Madden NFL 21.
♦Developer blog goes into detail on what to expect from Career Mode in FIFA 21.
♦Developer blog goes into the improvements made for Pro Clubs in FIFA 21.
♦Developer blog goes over everything for Volta for its second year in FIFA 21.
♦Details on the latest roster update with ratings changes for MLB The Show 20.
♦Details on a very minor patch that went live recently for MLB The Show 20.
♦Early access beta for the mobile UFC game is now playable for Android devices.
♦Roster of wrestlers at launch and post-release revealed for WWE 2K Battlegrounds.
♦Rocket League will become a free-to-play game at some point later this summer.
♦EA Access subscription service is being rebranded as EA Play starting this week.