Archive for the ‘UFC’ Category
  • Press Row Podcast: EA Sports UFC 3 beta impressions
    Posted November 30th, 2017 at 8:45 am 1 Comment »
    This episode of the Press Row Podcast features impressions of the beta currently being held for EA Sports UFC 3. With the series coming off an improved effort the potential for the third entry is very high, and the beta has provided the first opportunity to assess gameplay advancements as well as a revamped Ultimate Team mode. Additionally the latest developments involving game monetization are discussed, and specifically the building concern that legislators will put into place roadblock...
  • The beta for EA Sports UFC 3 is underway
    Posted November 27th, 2017 at 10:00 am 1 Comment »
    Codes for the EA Sports UFC 3 beta are now being sent via email to those who had previously registered to participate. Anyone who failed to sign up earlier in November can hope for it to be opened up to the masses maybe mid-week, and it's quite possible the beta period will be extended through the weekend instead of ending on Friday as initially announced. The beta features both offline and online fights and includes practice mode and a chance to try out the new spin that has been put on...
  • EA Sports UFC 3 video spotlights new animation and movement technology
    Posted November 13th, 2017 at 11:30 am 6 Comments »
    With the completed initial reveal of features and the soon-to-begin beta for EA Sports UFC 3 there's going to be little downtime for news and media in the weeks ahead. A new video that features highlight footage captured from the game focuses on improvements seen with the Real Player Motion Tech. The advancements being detailed (for now at least) are primarily for fighting while on the feet, with mention of new animations, locomotion, striking responsiveness, the changed damage system and m...
  • EA Sports UFC 3 beta begins late this month
    Posted November 6th, 2017 at 12:15 pm 1 Comment »
    Announced alongside the cover and feature reveals for EA Sports UFC 3 was that a public beta will also be held for the game. The beta period will run from Monday, November 27 through Friday, December 1 - but it's possible if not likely that it'll get extended through the weekend. Register here to receive a code at a later date for the beta on PlayStation 4 or Xbox One. In recent years EA Sports has conducted both open and closed betas for UFC, FIFA, and NHL and offered early online demos ...
  • EA Sports UFC 3 feature and release details
    Posted November 3rd, 2017 at 9:30 am 7 Comments »
    The release of the third entry in the EA Sports UFC franchise is nearing and today the first look at the game was provided with its debut trailer, some feature news, and release details. The series comes off the sequel which improved on the weaknesses of its predecessor and delivered more content to be enjoyed along with a focus more on satisfying MMA fans rather than attempting to capture a general audience that would never have any interest in the game. EA Sports UFC 3 features Conor M...
  • EA Sports UFC 3 has been confirmed for early 2018 release
    Posted May 11th, 2017 at 9:45 am 10 Comments »
    Late Tuesday the full financial results for fiscal year 2017 were reported by Electronic Arts and in the process of doing so the company again laid out its release schedule for the year ahead with one new addition to the slate. EA Sports UFC 3 has been confirmed for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2018, which means it will arrive in the January-March 2018 window. Most likely that means early-mid March which is also when the last game in the series released in 2016. A consumer survey ...
  • EA Sports UFC 2 now included in the EA Access Vault
    Posted November 10th, 2016 at 10:45 am 1 Comment »
    The latest sports game to arrive in the EA Access Vault on Xbox One is EA Sports UFC 2. Originally released back in March, EA UFC 2 was much better received than the first effort with the series but has struggled to find an audience beyond the most hardcore of MMA fans. The revenue-generating version of Ultimate Team didn't prove especially compelling either which is something publishers have now come to depend upon. UFC 3 is expected in 2018 and some idea of feature plans have already leake...
  • Upcoming EA Access Vault games include EA Sports UFC 2
    Posted October 7th, 2016 at 12:45 pm 4 Comments »
    The appealing nature of the EA Access subscription service tends to fluctuate over the course of a given year, being largely dependent upon times where the primary draw is the 10 hour trials for games about to release or the points at which the addition of those that have been out for a while are made to the Vault. Besides Battlefield 1 there are no more trials to come this year, however several additions to the Vault are planned. The next big sports game to make it to the service will...