EA kicked off E3 2015 with a CGI trailer for Mass Effect Andromeda which introduces us to a new galaxy while teasing us with Holiday 2016 release window.

After the trailer broke EA came on stage to present Need for Speed gameplay and demo which showcased car chases and customization in an open world setting. There is a mix of real life actors and seamless integration to gameplay. EA also showed 5 unique class campaigns with interchanging storylines, which are speed, style, custom, crew and outlaw. Need for Speed is expected to release on November 3, 2015

The conference continued with the following announcements:

  • Knight of the Old Republic Expansion: Knights of  the Fallen Empire
    • release Oct 27,2015
    • new stories and branching pathways
  • Unraveled from Coldwood- gameplay
    • new IP from EA
    • puzzle platformer involving a little character made of yarn
    • Utilizing the yarn to swing and adhere to the environments
  • Plants Vs Zombies Garden Warfare 2-gameplay and live demo
    • Plants are on the attach with 6 new characters with new abilities
    • NEW 4 player zombie co op mode Zom OPs
      • Superbrains all new zombie melee class
      • zombie sniper class revealed
    • Solo game mode against AI
    • All unlocks form Garden warfare 1 will carry over
    • free content updates

  • NHL 16
    • EA sport hockey league is coming back

  • Rory McIlroy PGA TOUR
    • release date for July 14
    • mentioned no load time between holes
  • EA sport Ultimate team
    • double the new content to ultimate team
  • New training modes with visual feedback to help new players learn the game for FIFA, Madden, NHL
  • NBA Live 16
    • self expression with Gameface HD with a mobile app
    • new shot system with complete control of your shot
    • new game mode reveal later this summer
    • release on September 29,2015

 

  • EA Mobile Games
    • Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes
    • Minions Paradise
  • The soccer legend Pele came on stage to speak about his story and Fifa 16 (too long)
  • Fifa 16
    • track skill players on defense and better controls on the pitch
    • NEW no touch dribbling
    • Fifa trainer to help new players learn to play the game
    • Women’s teams are included in the game

  • Mirror’s Edge Catalyst
    • origin story of Faith
    • 1st person experience in the unique transversal of the environment
    • using the Frostbite engine
    • freedom of choice
      • story mission
      • time trial
      • free roaming
      • no levels, one massive city
    • Release Fall 2016
  • Madden NFL 2016
    • Draft champions
      • similar to madden mobile with fast, fun multiround draft
  • Star Wars Battlefront
    • 40 player to 8 player multiplayer modes
    • ATAT walker escort mode and shown below
    • Gameplay shows the battle form multiple perspectives and vehicles
    • They also showed the hero, Luke Skywalker battling some stormtroopers and eventually clashing with Darth Vader
    • Releasing November 17, 2015

And that is a wrap  for EAs presser presentation  for E3 2015 ending with a Star War Battlefront bang.

What did you think of EA press conference this year?