You can now play Battlefield V… assuming you didn't buy it

Facepalm: It seems that being nice to its customers isn’t something EA cares about anymore. They’ve decided to release Battlefield V in a three-tiered system, with players who are subscribed to EA’s Origin Access game subscription service being able to play the game as of yesterday and players who purchased the Deluxe Edition will be able to play on the 15th. Players who purchased the Standard Edition will have to wait until the 20th for the ‘official release’.

While having an early access system isn’t necessarily a bad thing, EA’s decision to keep the players that spent the most money on the game waiting is kind of cruel. They didn’t help things by massively overcomplicating the release schedule either.

If you’re on PC, purchasing EA Origin Access Premier ($19.99/month or $129.99/year) gets you the full game right now with all the add-ons and extras available. Being subscribed to EA Origin Access Basic ($6.99/month or $39.99/year) also means you get to play it, but it’s only a ten-hour trial. Should you then purchase the game, you get to keep your progress and get a 10% discount.

It’s pretty much the same deal on Xbox, except that there’s no Premier subscription model and the Basic model is renamed EA Access Play First Trial. There aren’t any subscription model options for the PlayStation, so you’ll have to buy the game outright and wait.

On all platforms, purchasing the Deluxe Edition for $79.99 will grant you access on the 15th and getting the Standard Edition for $59.99 means you can play on the 20th.

You can now play Battlefield V... assuming you didn't buy it 1

If you’re one of the many players who paid the full price of the game and are unhappy about having to wait, you can get a free trial of either of the subscription models and play the game today.

It’s good to have the option of a subscription model – but forcing it down players’ throats by favoring the players who subscribe is simply anti-consumer. Hopefully, this won’t become a long-term strategy of EA’s, but there’s a good chance it will be considering that it must be substantially more profitable to risk the backlash.

About the author

E-Crypto News was developed to assist all cryptocurrency investors in developing profitable cryptocurrency portfolios through the provision of timely and much-needed information. Investments in cryptocurrency require a level of detail, sensitivity, and accuracy that isn’t required in any other market and as such, we’ve developed our databases to help fill in information gaps.

Related Posts

E-Crypto News Executive Interviews



Automated trading with HaasBot Crypto Trading Bots

Crypto Scams

Millions in Cryptocurrency Stolen by Scammers in the Last Month According to Tenable Research
November 24, 2021
Behind The Scenes: How this Crypto Community Responded to + $50m Hack
October 18, 2021
Crypto Scams
Crypto Scams Still Persistent In 2021, SEC Warns About Red Flags To Watch
September 9, 2021
Poly Network
Here’s How Hackers Stole Over $600 million in the Poly Network Attack
August 12, 2021
The World’s Most Infamous Crypto Hacks and Scams
July 31, 2021

Blockchain/Cryptocurrency Questions and Answers

Crypto casinos
How Does Bitcoin Casino Work + 2021 Beginner’s Guide
November 8, 2021
Cryptocurrency
How to Buy and Sell Cryptocurrency
November 8, 2021
What Are Bitcoin Futures And How Will They Work In 2022?
November 4, 2021
Ethereum
The Unconventional Guide to Ethereum
October 28, 2021
ICo Presale
The Science Behind ICO Presales…
October 14, 2021


CryptoCurrencyUSDChange 1hChange 24hChange 7d
Bitcoin50,986 0.46 % 3.91 % 11.86 %
Ethereum4,349.7 0.54 % 4.19 % 2.13 %
Binance Coin589.97 0.91 % 7.75 % 5.43 %
Tether0.9986 0.03 % 0.08 % 0.23 %
Solana194.96 0.32 % 0.48 % 4.60 %
Cardano1.450 0.93 % 6.15 % 9.57 %
USD Coin1.000 0.14 % 0.20 % 0.17 %
XRP0.8307 0.53 % 3.24 % 16.21 %
Polkadot30.87 2.19 % 17.29 % 10.73 %
Terra66.51 0.66 % 2.19 % 28.95 %

bitcoin
Bitcoin (BTC) $ 50,793.00
ethereum
Ethereum (ETH) $ 4,333.09
binance-coin
Binance Coin (BNB) $ 586.44
tether
Tether (USDT) $ 1.00
solana
Solana (SOL) $ 195.07
cardano
Cardano (ADA) $ 1.44
usd-coin
USD Coin (USDC) $ 0.999756
xrp
XRP (XRP) $ 0.826277
polkadot
Polkadot (DOT) $ 28.03
terra-luna
Terra (LUNA) $ 66.21