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EA Games on iOS = No multiplayer?

06-10-2012, 06:05 AM
#1
Joined: Jul 2011
Posts: 269
EA Games on iOS = No multiplayer?

Im not 100% sure, but it appears that all EA games on iOS that I've come across never has an option for gamecentre/online multiplayer! except for crappy origin or local Bluetooth.

Some big name titles that IMO would benefit are:

NBA JAM
NEED FOR SPEED
FIFA
MADDEN

...and now I'm reading the upcoming Need for speed- Most wanted, will also have no online multiplayer what gives? I would have thought big game developers like EA would understand that a major fun factor of gaming is the thrill of competing against real life opponents. Especially the way online gaming has taken off over the years.

What do you all think, anyone else agree with me?

Playing: Clash Royale, Score!, FIFA16
Waiting: Stickman Golf 3

Last edited by OutSpoken; 06-10-2012 at 06:13 AM.
06-11-2012, 09:29 AM
#2
Joined: Oct 2011
Posts: 361
I agree with you.
Well the reason I think is if there is online multiplay mode in EA games, it would be bad to EA.
Their games are usually under 10 dollar, and you can grab it for 1 dollar. It's even not only competitive to their handheld counterpart, well 1 dollar for FIFA 12 and I can play it with others via online multiplayer mode, then I don't want console version any more.
Yes, the console and handheld version maybe much better, but IOS is convenient and 1 dollar nearly means free.
Even they decide will never drop the price, it's still a big harm to their handheld market.

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Last edited by klarence; 06-11-2012 at 09:35 AM.