New program provides full game digital downloads three days early, discounted downloadable game content and more.
EA announced today the launch of EA SPORTS™ Season Ticket*, an all-new program that provides premium benefits for a better gaming experience on four participating EA SPORTS titles. With an annual fee of 2000 Microsoft Points (AUD $33.00, NZD $41.00), subscribers will receive four all-new program benefits: access to play all participating EA SPORTS games via a full-game digital download three days before consumers have the option to purchase a disc at retail launch; a 20-percent discount on downloadable game content; free premium web content; and membership recognition.
EA SPORTS Season Ticket is available in Australia and New Zealand for the Xbox 360 from Microsoft beginning today. Fans can subscribe today through the Xbox LIVE Marketplace for the Xbox 360 and benefits begin with this month’s launch of Madden NFL 12. Moving forward, participating franchises include Madden NFL Football, NHL hockey, EA SPORTS FIFA and Tiger Woods PGA TOUR.
“EA SPORTS Season Ticket is an exciting program for our core fans – it lets our biggest fans play earlier, play more and play better than anyone else,” said Peter Moore, President, EA SPORTS. “EA SPORTS Season Ticket is an important step in our vision for transforming how deeply fans connect with the sports games they love through digital products and services. We’re excited to continue evolving EA SPORTS Season Ticket as we listen to what consumers want most in their gaming experiences.”
With a paid subscription to EA SPORTS Season Ticket, fans will receive the following benefits for the four participating titles:
To subscribe to EA SPORTS Season Ticket for the Xbox 360, go to the Xbox LIVE Marketplace, download and launch the EA SPORTS application, and follow the prompts after “purchase a subscription”. For more information, assets and videos, please visit www.easports.com/seasonticket.
For more information about EA SPORTS, including news, video, blogs, forums, fantasy leagues and game communities, please visit www.easports.com to connect, share and compete.
EA SPORTS is one of the leading sports entertainment brands in the world, with top-selling videogame franchises, award-winning interactive technology, global videogame competitions and breakthrough digital experiences. EA SPORTS delivers personal access to the emotion of sports through industry-leading sports simulation videogames, including Madden NFL football, FIFA football, NHL hockey, NBA JAM, NCAA Football, Fight Night boxing, EA SPORTS MMA, Tiger Woods PGA TOUR golf, and EA SPORTS Active.
*CONDITIONS AND RESTRICTIONS APPLY. SEE WWW.EASPORTS.COM/SEASONTICKET FOR DETAILS. **Digital download is available at 6pm CET four days before launch to ensure subscribers get a full three days to play following the download time. The digital version will time out when the product is available at retail.