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Sony evaluated EA Access, but felt it wasn't 'good value'

S. Prell, @SamPrell

Wondering why EA Access - the subscription service that offers buffet-style access to Electronic Arts titles, 10 percent discounts on all of EA's digital Xbox One content and five days' worth of early access to major EA releases - isn't coming to PlayStation systems? According to a Sony statement to Game Informer, the answer is simple: It's not good value.

"We evaluated the EA Access subscription offering and decided that it does not bring the kind of value PlayStation customers have come to expect," a Sony rep told Game Informer. "PlayStation Plus memberships are up more than 200 percent since the launch of PlayStation 4, which shows that gamers are looking for memberships that offer a multitude of services, across various devices, for one low price. We don't think asking our fans to pay an additional $5 a month for this EA-specific program represents good value to the PlayStation gamer."

At times like this, we can't help but be reminded of that American cinema classic, Happy Gilmore. Sorry EA, but the price is wrong for Sony.
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