Press Release: EA PLAY 2016 Set to Kick Off With June 12 Press Conference


Electronic Arts has announced their EA Play 2016 Press Conference set for June 12th, 2016 at 1pm Pacific. As usual we will host the event live on SimsVIP, and have a replay available shortly after for those who miss it. Subscribe to EA on Twitch for updates!

Battlefield 1, Titanfall 2, FIFA 17, Madden NFL 17 and NHL 17 All Playable at the Show

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Today Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) reveals the latest details about EA PLAY including the press conference and all the games that will be playable at the show. EA will broadcast its press conference live across Los Angeles and London June 12 at 1:00pm PDT, kicking off the events of EA PLAY LA at The Novo in L.A. Live and EA PLAY LONDON at the Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith. Hosted by CEO, Andrew Wilson, in LA and Chief Competition Officer, Peter Moore, in London, the press conference will showcase some of EA’s most anticipated games launching later this year and next, with a few surprises from games beyond that. Fans across the world will be able to tune into the press conference livestream at 1:00pm PDT on

EA PLAY is an all-new event built specifically around players to bring EA’s latest games to life. Following the press conference in both locations, the event will be open for the first hands-on with upcoming titles Battlefield™ 1 and Titanfall® 2, as well as fan-favorite sports titles FIFA 17, Madden NFL 17 and NHL® 17.

At EA PLAY LA, the first-ever Battlefield™ 1 multiplayer livestream titled, Battlefield Squads, will occur at 2:00pm PDT. Here two 32-player community-led teams will compete against each other to see who comes out on top. Each team is made up of the most well-known YouTubers, Twitch streamers and celebrities including Marshawn Lynch, Wiz Khalifa and Zedd. The livestream will then continue throughout the day highlighting some of EA’s biggest franchises and member services.

In addition to going hands-on with upcoming games, players at EA PLAY LA will be treated with tons of fun activities to enjoy, including:

  • Hands-on with EA’s hottest mobile releases including Bejeweled™ Stars and Madden NFL Mobile
  • On Monday and Tuesday, watching live competitive gaming events including the Madden Championship
  • On Monday, Todd McFarlane will be on-hand signing a special, limited edition Titanfall 2 poster designed specifically for EA PLAY
  • On Sunday, getting an autograph from LA Rams star NFL running back, Todd Gurley
  • Creating custom Battlefield 1 dog tags reflective of the WW1 era
  • Collecting six special event pins
  • Experiencing the new innovative Samsung curved screen gaming monitors, giving real immersion to their gaming experience

For guests and non-guests attending the event, they are invited to download the official EA PLAY app. This is a handy tool so that fans across the globe can also watch the EA PLAY livestream directly from it. In addition, the app will allow everyone to access all the event information and check out the newest gameplay assets, news and developer bios about all the games at the show. For those in attendance at EA PLAY LA, the app will also contain helpful information such as a venue map to help them easily navigate to play all the games and partake in all the fun activities.