EA Access Vault Adds Madden NFL 15 as Its Next Freebie

Xbox One owners with an Access subscription can now play the latest Madden game for free.

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Not long after NBA Live 15 was added to the EA Access Vault, Electronic Arts today announced another addition: Madden NFL 15.

EA Access is the subscription service that the publisher launched last year. For $5/month or $30/year, Xbox One owners can download and play games from the Vault as much as they want (for as long as they remain subscribers). Other perks include a 10 percent discount on digital EA content and early access to upcoming games. That includes Battlefield Hardline, which will be playable before its official launch.

Madden 15 marks the ninth game in the Vault, joining the aforementioned Live 15, EA Sports UFC, Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare, Peggle 2, Battlefield 4, FIFA 14, Madden NFL 25, and Need for Speed Rivals. It's the latest game in the Madden franchise, having been released last August with a renewed focus on defense. It went on to become the second-best-selling physical game in the US in 2014.

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nurnberg

"Xbox One owners with an Access subscription can now play the latest Madden game for free."

Am I the only one who see the lack of logic in this sentence? You pay for a subscription, therefore it's not free.

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smackdowner360

<< LINK REMOVED >> Are you fanboys really this stupid that you need everything explained to you like a child?The EA access is $30 a year they have around 10 games in the vault for free and you get 10% off new games when they ship.Also you get early access to that game for a full 6 to 10 hours a week early.So how companys and entertainment works is they have a product/service for the consumer.We pay for that service and we get entertainment back in return.You see madden 15 cost $60 in the stores and digital if its not in the vault even if your a member.Now that its in the vault and your a member then its free to play.Damn just when you think the bar for stupid can't get any lower we see a comment like this.I get it your not a fan of Xbox that's fine just post on the system of your choice instead of being an embarrassment to the gaming industry

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nurnberg

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> 30$ is not free. You are the stupid one for thinking so.

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smackdowner360

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> I was wrong i thought you couldn't be any dumber but you can be.i have to ask are your parents brother and sister?You just seem really slow

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JRTexx

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> Don't, long sentences will confuse him.

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smackdowner360

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> True

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monson21502

If Sony had this I would. Have EA access on 2 ssystems ... Its a great deal for 30 bucks a year .a lot better then ps now which is 20 bucks a month for ps3 games .why feed Sony 20 bucks a month when they won't allow this and not let the ps4 play ps3 games ? Its a kick in the balls to all ps4 owners!

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JRTexx

<< LINK REMOVED >> I think Sony declined it, not 100% on that though.

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demon-returns

hahaha lol at suckers that will look at this as a good deal when no one is even playing madden 15 anymore...

EA is smart, there's a reason why they are releasing it to the vault now long after the NFL season is over and sales of the game at retail has slowed down.

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JRTexx

<< LINK REMOVED >> suckers? now they're alot of people playing it. That tends to happen when people get a new games... ya know?

Yeah EA is smart, they put it in the vault, people oooh new game to play. People play it. Weird how that works right?

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smackdowner360

<< LINK REMOVED >> This is awesome that a $60 game is in the vault been wanting it and now i have it for free along with 8 other games for $30 a year.As far as people still playing it yea the game sold millions so people are still playing it.This is a very smart move by EA and there is a reason they are back at being the number 1 publisher .Wow you fanboys get dumber everyday

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TeknoBug

<< LINK REMOVED >> Madden 15 is still very widely played, Christ it's the only NFL football video game available in the entire world.

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Dookie_213

<< LINK REMOVED >> No one is playing Madden? Speak for yourself there, I along with many others DO play madden 15 and even 25 still.

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demon-returns

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I'm sure EA loves you very much...

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gottago42

Glad Microsoft didn't pass on EA ACCESS, it's the best $30 i've ever spent

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smackdowner360

<< LINK REMOVED >> No doubt man i love EA access worth $30 a year hands down.Best $30 i ever spent on a gaming deal .This shows how stupid sony really is and more proof why they have been losing billions since 2006

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drocdoc

Bring Madden and EA access to PC!!!!!!!!

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JRTexx

<< LINK REMOVED >> Yeah. I'm sure they'll get right on that.

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drocdoc

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >>Now that the XbO can stream games to the PC. We no longer need it.

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nyran125tk

<< LINK REMOVED >> I still only play MAdden 2008 lol, because thats the last one they released on PC.

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TeknoBug

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> Yeah I still got Madden 08 too, still plays like a modern game,

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monson21502

Yay !! Been waiting on a price drop .now I get it for free!

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northArrow

<< LINK REMOVED >> That's not free, it's $30 for a year

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JRTexx

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> $30 a year for 9 games, 10% off games and DLC... the vault games are practically free.

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monson21502

It's free I paid 30 a few months ago .already got my 30 bucks worth from battle field 4 peggle 2 and plants vs zombies MW. Ufc. And nfs rivals

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acerock980

Add that nhl and we got something!

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Dookie_213

<< LINK REMOVED >> I know, I keep my eyes on the vault for NHL, I don't really buy sport games from EA apart from Fight Night. I like the EA Access...

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TeknoBug

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> Loved NHL series, played them since NHLPA in 1993/94 but NHL 15 is god awful, one of the worst since NHL 07. It isn't even worth the wasted space from the vault.

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acerock980

But for the cost of $30 a year for all the games in the vault it's worth it for me to play it and they messed up when they released it bare bones with none of the features

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straightcur

<< LINK REMOVED >> You should be asking for NHL14. 15 is a major downgrade in comparison. Not worth it

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CptMorgan21

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> 14 isn't on next gen

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CptMorgan21

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> NHL 15 isn't god awful, just stripped of features, many which have been added back in, but the game play is still solid as ever. Disappointing yes, god awful, not so much

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Brewskimi

"We evaluated the EA Access subscription offering and decided that it does not bring the kind of value PlayStation customers have come to expect," - SONY

Wrong. Having a choice is always the best value, Sony.

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smackdowner360

<< LINK REMOVED >> The only value sony fans gets from sony is garbage the billions lost every year since 2006 proves it

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smackdowner360

Hell yea EA is on a roll been wanting Madden 15 for awhile now.I love EA access first Hardline will be early now this keep it up EA

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streetz_86

Whoo! Let's get this article upvoted!

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DrDuncs

That sucks. I bought the Super Bowl Special Edition last month for around $40 and NBA live 15 for $15 Australian. Didn't think they were releasing much new-ish stuff into the vault, otherwise I could have waited and got EA access for less.

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Brewskimi

Amazon is offering $16 in trade in value for Madden 15. There's half your EA Access subscription right there.

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DrDuncs

Unfortunately the Super Bowl edition was digital, so I'm stuck with it.

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Mi_Hung_Lo

for $30 a year i need more titles

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Brewskimi

I traded in BF4 a year ago for $25 and bought EA Access. $5 out of pocket for all those titles is quite the value.

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Mi_Hung_Lo

<< LINK REMOVED >> But premium maps are not included

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Brewskimi

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> True. They did just release Second Assault DLC for free though. Maybe more in the future, too.

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DrDuncs

Silly phone double posted.

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Mr_Mark_Legion

the value is over 9...ah fk it