On July 22 at EA Play Live 2021, the game publisher Electronic Arts presented around an hour-long presentation about the upcoming and newly launched games from its biggest franchise. And as expected the event included the return of the classic horror series Dead Space as a full remake for PS5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC, with some interesting information about the upcoming Battlefield 2042, and a new racing game from the newly acquired game studio Code Masters.
So without wasting any more time, let’s check out everything that EA revealed at EA Play Live 2021 live event:
Dead Space Remake
After some rumors of this being in the works, EA officially announced that a full remake of the classic sci-fi horror series Dead Space is coming to PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC. EA stated that it’s not the remastered version, but “a completely rebuilt from the ground up.. that will raise the level of horror and immersion to unprecedented heights…through stunning visuals, audio, and controls.”
Dead Space Remake is being developed by EA Motive, and senior producer Phillippe Ducharme and got its first teaser at the event (embed above). EA has not provided any release for the game just yet.
Battlefield 2042 – Battlefield Portal
At the event, EA revealed that the upcoming Battlefield 2042 will have the community-supported game mode – Battlefield Portal – that will launch alongside the game on October 22nd. With the help of this mode, Battlefield players can choose, pick their game type and maps, and even can set up their own fantasy matches via huge selection. Also, players can choose their maps from the old franchise game from Battlefield 1942-2042.
Apex Legends – Emergence
EA introduced a new legend – Seer – during this EA play live 2021, as part of the 10th season of Apex legend, Emergence (launching on August 3rd). Seer can locate the enemies through drones and can also lock them inside the sphere. A gameplay trailer for him will be released on August 3rd.
A new racing game – Grid Legend – developed by Code Masters was announced at EA Play 2021 and promises to have the state of art motion capture technology that has been used in Disney’s Mandalorian. Along with new game modes like Beast Mode and Elimination Mode, players will be able to visit cities like London and Moscow in the game. Grid Legends is set to launch sometime in 2022.
Other announcements included the next entry in EA Originals lineup, Lost in Random from developer Zoink, set to release on September 10 on all consoles and PC. Followed by the announcement of Season 2 called “Fight at the Movies” for Knockout City, which will be focused on the magic of filmmaking in Hollywood and will release on July 27th.