The emergence of technology in the 21st century broke a lot of social norms and instated habits that were once foreign but have now become a fundamental part of our existence as humans. Virtually every teenager can attest to the surreal effect, playing video games have.
Whether it’s the adrenaline-pumped action games or the 3D animated sports games, these games have captivated us to the extent that video games have become a part of our lives which isn’t going away anytime soon. In July 2019, at the Fortnight World Cup, a thirteen years old boy, known by his video game alias, as 0d1n, played his way to fortune after he emerged winner in the 2019 Fortnight World Cup. For his win, the teenager was awarded a whopping $3 million.
In 2019, China introduced a policy whereby under age video games players, play video games for no more than 90 minutes until 10 pm every day, in a bid to save its large army of video game players from addiction and poor academic performance. These two developments are few testaments to the fact that video games are fast becoming a central figure in our lives.
EA Sports, the prestigious video game creator, which have served video gamers since 1991 are known for their highly captivating video games. Virtually every video game player has one EA Sports game among his vast collection, a proof that the California based video company is at the fore of video game creation. Today, we’ll review the top 10 EA Sports game right now and how gamers have been interacting with it.
10. Star Wars Battlefront II
Released in 2017, the latest sequel in the Star Wars Battlefront series, based on the award-winning movie, Star Wars, involves a first-person as well as a third-person shooting. The video game which centres around two armies, the Galactic and Confederate of Independent Systems, requires players to capture as much opponent command post as possible. The game features incredible graphics scattered in the Star Wars universe. With the release of Star Wars Jedi: the fallen order set in November 2019, it’s reign as the best Star Wars franchise video game is numbered.
9. Apex Legends
For a game released with no prior marketing, Apex Legends which was released in March 2019 has really done well. With over 25 million players in its first week, Apex Legends progressed to 10 million every week during the month of July. The game is considered a worthy rival to Fortnite Battle Royale. Developed by Respawn Entertainment, the game is based on Titanfall franchise and set in a science fiction universe.
8. EA Sports UFC 3
The intensity of real-life UFC fights can be compared to the emotions seen in EA Sport’s UFC 3. In terms of animation, EA Sport lived up to its reputation for providing real-life animated games. Physics of the fighters as seen in the game is a considerable improvement to the previous version of the bone-crushing franchise.
7. NHL 19
No doubt, NHL 19, is the best NHL video game simulation out there. The game which received favourable reviews from critics features an outdoor rink. In terms of similarity to real-life NHL games, the NHL 19 scores incredibly high. Though critics still feel there’s room for improvement in the subsequent series of the sequel, the game which features NHL defenseman, P.K. Subban as the cover picture is a fan favourite.
6. Mass Effect Andromeda
Set in the Andromedia universe in the 29th century, the video game created by BioWare was released in 2017. Prior to the release of the successful EA game, BioWare was faced with really challenging times, with members of the team leaving during the production of the game. To achieve the much-desired result, the game which was built with Frostbite 3 game engine, had its various tools and asset built. Following its release, the game was bought by more than 2 million users.
5. Burnout Paradise Remastered
Featuring high-octane action, deadly stunts at deadly speed, this EA Sports action game is really adrenaline pumped. The game which is set in an open world has both offline and online playing features as well as multiplayer functionalities. First released in 2008, the improvements made in this game has made critics rank it high as one of the most captivating games in EA Sports collection.
4. The Sims 4
Following a firestorm disaster, the Sims designer, Will Wright was inspired to design a game which is described as a ‘virtual dollhouse’. The game has gone on to produce an updated version annually, it’s the latest edition, The Sims 4: Discover University is set to be released in November 2019. The series has sold more than 100 million copies and is available on more than 10 platforms which include, Xbox, PlayStation 4, Windows and Nintendo.
3. Madden NFL
Named after John Madden, a renowned Pro Football Hall of Fame Coach and commentator, the latest series of the franchise which dates back as far as 1998, was released in August 2019. Madden NFL is unarguably one of the most successful video games ever with about 130 million copies sold since its debut. Annually the game generates a revenue of about $4 billion. The game is available on more than 10 platforms ranging from Windows, PS4 to Xbox.
2. NBA Live
Since 1994, EA Sports has always released a basketball simulation game annually, but over the years the series has taken various names. Currently NBA Live is the successor to the NBA Playoff and NBA Showdown. The series has sold over 33.54 million copies and is available on Xbox, Windows, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo and other platforms.
In 2018, this EA Sports game was awarded the Guinness World Record for the best selling video game. The series which was first released in December 1993, has sold over 200 million copies worldwide since the first edition with the name FIFA International Soccer was released.
The latest of the FIFA series was released in September 2019 and has Real Madrid footballer, Eden Hazard as its cover picture. The game features top tier football leagues which include the Laliga, English Premier League, the Bundesliga, the Series A and others. It also features other tournaments such as the FIFA World Cup, the UEFA Champions League and others. The game is available on more than 30 platforms.
1. A Way out
Following the success of the Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons video game, Josef Fares developed A way out, another action video game with lots of incredible adventures. The game which has no single-player functionality has lots of mini-games in it. The game is set in 1972 with an interesting plot, making it one of the most attention-grabbing video games, in EA Sports collection.
There you have it—our top-10 list of the best EA Sports video games right now. Which EA Sports video game did you expect to see on this list? Please share with us in the comment section.