Ahead of their EA Play Live event on July 22, EA has announced EA Play Live Spotlight, a series of 4 different broadcasts that will lead up to the main event on July 22. Each spotlight will have a dedicated host and a panel of developers who will discuss a wide range of topics related to upcoming titles.
“Every year we host EA Play Live to connect with our fans, to show them the games we’re creating, and to hear from the people who are making them. This year, EA Play Live will be a series of events that allow you to watch what you want to watch. We’ll have bespoke episodes for sports, shooters, and EA Originals that will lead into our show on July 22nd,” said David Tinson, CMO, EA.
— Electronic Arts (@EA) July 1, 2021
EA Play Live Spotlight broadcasts
July 8 at 10 AM PT / July 9 at 10.30 PM IST- The Future of first-person shooters
To kick things off DICE’s General Manager Oskar Gabrielson, DICE LA’s General Manager Christian Grass, Respawn’s Founder and Group GM Vince Zampella, and Chad Grenier, Apex Game Director, will join host Stella Chung of IGN to discuss Battlefield 2042, Apex Legends, and future of FPS games as a whole.
July 13 at 10 AM PT / July 14 at 10.30 PM IST- EA <3s Independent Studios
This spotlight is dedicated to indie studios. Todd Martens of the Los Angeles Times will host a panel featuring Josef Fares of Hazelight (It Takes Two), Olov Redmalm of Zoink (Lost in Random), Melissa Phillips, and Abubakar Salim of Silver Rain Games, and Guha Bala of Velan (Knockout City).
July 19 at 4 AM PT / July 20 4.30 PM IST- Madden NFL 22 All-Access: Scouting – How the Community is Shaping Madden NFL 22
This spotlight will give information on how fans impacted the development of Franchise Mode, features like Staff Management, weekly game strategy, and a new scenario engine in Madden NFL 22. Plus, This spotlight features EA SPORTS’ Seann Graddy, Tom Lischke, and Andre Weingarten and it will be hosted by Nick Mizesko, longtime play-by-play announcer for Madden Championship Series.
July 20 at 10 AM PT / July 21 at 10.30 PM IST- More EA SPORTS!
EA has not shared much information about this spotlight. But they say it will highlight an “extremely cool new addition to an extremely popular and long-running EA SPORTS franchise.”
July 22 at 10 AM PT/ July 23 at 10.30 PM IST- EA Play Live main event
The main event will reveal more information about Battlefield 2042 as well as gameplay footage for Lost in Random. Gamer and WWE superstar Austin Creed will host the event.
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