These Three Free Games Are Headed to the EA Access Vault

EA Access members can expect three more free games this summer.


EA Access members have a whole lot to look forward to. EA announced today that Need for Speed, Unravel, and Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 are all headed to the EA Access Vault on Xbox One this summer.

Need for Speed and Unravel hit the Vault first on July 12, while Garden Warfare 2 arrives on August 30. The Play First trial periods were also announced, letting members know when they can start playing sports titles like Madden NFL 17, NHL 17, and FIFA 17.

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Members get access to each sports game for a limited amount of time five days before release. Madden NFL 17 can be played starting August 18, NHL 17 early access starts September 8, and FIFA 17 is available to members on September 22.

When it comes to the games headed to the Vault, Need for Speed received an 8 in GameSpot's review for its "nail-biting sense of speed," Unravel scored a 7 for its "helpful, heartfelt message," and Garden Warfare 2 earned a score of 8 for its "incredible mechanical diversity and creativity."

EA Access costs $5 a month or $30 a year to subscribe. You get access to a bunch of games, discounts, and Play First trials. You can play the included library of games as much as you want as long as you're subscribed to EA Access. The program is only available on Xbox One.

The PC, however, has its own Origin Access program. The PC-only subscription is available for $5 a month and includes a library of games, a 10 percent discount on Origin purchases, and early play trials.

Battlefield 1 releases October 21, but you can start playing it on October 18 if you're an EA or Origin Access member. Additionally, if you purchase a deluxe edition of the game, you'll get early access.

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