Electronic Arts E3 conference livestream and liveblog

 

12:51 p.m. Welcome to E3 2016! We are 10 minutes away from our first press conference.

12:59 p.m. EA press conference about to start about any minute now.

1:05 p.m.  We have our first victim of E3 delays, as EA’s conference has not started.

1:09 p.m. And we’re off, EA has kicked off its press conference.

1:10 p.m. EA invites to play and promises a new kind of show from previous editions.

1:11 p.m. EA Chief Competition Officer Peter Moore takes the stage from London having a dual conference.

1:12 p.m. EA promises teases for Battlefield 1, Star Wars games and Titanfall 2.

1:13 p.m. EA emphasizes the concept of Play for this years edition with their games.

1:14 p.m. Vince Zampella, the CEO of Respawn Entertainment presents a trailer for Titanfall 2. Available for the first time on PS4.

1:16 p.m. Titanfall 2 will include 6 new titans, more customization and deeper progression.

1:17 p.m. Titanfall 2 will finally feature an offline campaign, coming October 28 on PS4, Xbox One and PC.

1:19 p.m. Who’s ready for some Madden? We are treated to a trailer for the newest iteration of the football franchise.

1:20 p.m. Peter Moore teases new features in career mode and a new set of announcers for the new Madden 17.

1:21 p.m. Challenger, Premier and EA Major are a new set of competitive events for all of EA’s franchises.

1:22 p.m. Madden Championship comes to an end after a participation of 1 million players.

1:23 p.m. The total prize money for next year’s Madden Championship series will be $1 million dollars.

1:26 p.m. Aaryin Flynn from Bioware takes the stage to introduce Mass Effect: Andromeda.

1:28 p.m. The new Mass Effect will be powered by the frostbite engine.

1:29 p.m. New video features showcasing some of the new planets and species in Mass Effect: Andromeda

1:30 p.m. We get a glimpse of our new protagonist whispering the words “We made it.”

1:31 p.m. EA is boasting the biggest collection of DLC for all of their games, promising next year will be bigger.

1:32 p.m. EA Play to Give is announced that will benefit charities for time completing challenges on their most popular games.

1:33 p.m. Peter Moore is ready to present the newest FIFA trailer.

1:34 p.m. FIFA 17 will also use the frostbite engine.

1:35 p.m. FIFA 17 will feature a big improvement in story/career mode. First time in FIFA history there will be story cinematics.

1:37 p.m. For the first time, Premier League managers will be in-game.

1:39 p.m. Jose Mourinho joins the stage!!! as Peter Moore talks about important league managers.

1:40 p.m. The new FIFA game mode will be called “The Journey.”

1:43 p.m. Jose Mourinho provides the voice over for the new “Journey” game mode trailer.

1:44 p.m. Patrick Suderland takes the stage for EA to talk about Unravel and other smaller games.

1:45 p.m. EA reaveals “EA Originals” to promote indie games by producing and funding small developers.

1:46 p.m. The first EA Original game is called “Fe”

1:47 p.m. Every animal and game in the game features their own song, that will help you reach new parts of the forest.

1:49 p.m. We get our first trailer for “Fe” a third-person game with a very distinct art style.

1:50 p.m. Jade Raymond takes the stage talking about the new Star Wars games for this year.

1:52 p.m. Galaxy of Heroes, Old Republic and Battlefront content. Also teased was Amy Henning’s new game with Visceral games.

1:53 p.m. We get a behind the scenes look for all current Star Wars games currently in development.

1:55 p.m. We got a peek to a couple new Star Wars games, including Visceral games’ one.

1:57 p.m. The show is coming to an end but before it we are getting a peek at Battlefield One.

1:58 p.m. Patrick Bach, General Manager at DICE takes the stage after another trailer was presented for Battlefield One.

2:00 p.m. That does it for EA’s press conference. Up next is a one-hour live stream featuring the multiplayer component of Battlefield One.

2:02 p.m. Release date for Battlefield One has been announced for October 21 and also a beta coming soon.

2:05 p.m. Peter Moore bids farewell to the crowd from London.

2:06 p.m. And that’s it for EA’s 2016 press conference, officially. Thanks for joining us and hope you enjoyed the show and the live blog. Thanks!

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