"Since the time we removed our games from Steam, there's been this dramatic increase in the number of gaming services, which you would think would be really good for players". And while major studios like Square Enix, Warner Bros., and Ubisoft have listed some games on Origin in recent years, most of those were also available on Steam, where they presumably sold to a much larger audience of PC players.
Additionally, the publisher will be bringing EA Access to Valve's customers as well.
Electronic Arts has gone back in its wishes to keep its titles exclusive to the Origin storefront: EA games on Steam is no longer a dream.
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Not an Epic moveEA's return to Steam takes on added significance today, as Valve faces perhaps its most serious large-scale competition yet from the Epic Games Store.
Still, despite all of the above, there is no official word just yet on EA's plans to partner up once again with Steam, nor how this partnership of shared purchases would work. You'll also need to use EA's Origin launcher during the setup process, Blank said, but once you've linked your accounts, you'll be able to launch the games directly from Steam.
Starting from next spring, EA Access will be making its way to Steam.
"This is the start of an exciting partnership with Valve that will see us innovating for PC players around the world", said EA's CEO Andrew Wilson in a statement. More information on how the subscription service's partnership with Steam will work is expected over the coming weeks, but Access won't launch on the platform until the Spring. The Premier tier is £14.99 a month or £89.99 a year, and you get all that, but the 10-hour trials are replaced with access to the full games.