The lights are on
The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of Madden NFL 25, FIFA 14, and Battlefield 4 will all be available a few days before the launches of the respective next-generation consoles. This way, you can buy the games early and then stare at them for a few days while you wait for the systems to become available.
The PlayStation 4 versions of the three games will be available on November 12 in North America and November 29 in Europe. The PlayStation 4 launches on November 15 in North America and November 29 in Europe.
The Xbox One versions of the three games will be available on
November 19 in North America and November 21 in Europe. The Xbox One launches simultaneously on November 22 in North American and Europe.
[Source: Electronic Arts, via Polygon]
Our TakeThis is a pretty typical practice for console launch games. I suppose EA could street date these games for the launch dates of the consoles, but why add the extra headache?
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I totally would buy one early too, and stare at em until the console launches.
Reminds me of the 360 launch. I had my copies of COD 2 and Kameo 3 days before my 360. It was so hard looking at those cases and not being able to play them.
Anyone know if the PS4 game cases are going to look different? I know it doesn't really matter. I'm just curious and haven't seen this question asked yet. I mean they've made a different case every gen leading up to this one. I figure they would just make them thinner more like a blu ray cases, seeing as how physical manuals are becoming a thing of the past.
have a seizure and be hospitalized until next gen comes out
Hopefully Ubisoft and Microsoft will do this as well. I'd like to be able to just pick up my console and go on launch day.
If I had my BF4 copy three days before my system and had to look at the game, knowing I couldn't play it yet, I would probably go insane... Or have to freeze myself for three days.
I cant wait, I will have my copy ready to go and all that needs to be done is getting my system set up and playing.
I know I will be picking up my copies of Assassin's Creed IV and Watch Dogs on the 12th, so that way when I pick my PS4 at the midnight release I already have the games waiting for me to play lol
Awesome.. I'm still waiting to hear more about the "significant" price drop on next-gen because I bought the current gen Madden. I've already reserved Shadow Fall and Black Flag as my first two next-gen games.
I am not done with my PS3, not by a long shot. I already decided I won't be using this system as a trade in, its going to stay with me till it croaks before I buy a PS4.
That being the case, I guess I wont be staring at anything but the screen playing GTA5 and other games that are still bound to be released.
Yet another reason these upcoming launches are no different than the Wii U launch or pretty much any others.
Interesting having the games releasing before the console.
The wait would kill me.
I'm liking this. Having to carry a lower amount of money out of a store lowers the chance of me being robbed. I might actually wait a few days after the console comes out to pick up my day one edition.
The wait for next gen and BF4 is killing me slowly but surely.
such BS...anticipation would kill me
Well now. That'll just make me want the actual thing all the more.