To help people stay at their homes at this hard time when everyone is locked down in their houses due to the COVID-19 epidemic. Google Yesterday announced that its game streaming service Stadia will be free for everyone for the next two months in 14 countries. Now, to be a part of this approach, EA has announced EA SPORTS FIFA 20 Stay and Play Cup, as part of ITS “Stay Home, Play Together.” initiative.
EA SPORTS FIFA 20 Stay and Play Cup, as part of EA’s “Stay Home, Play Together.” initiative
EA via its official press-release announced that the EA SPORTS FIFA 20 Stay and Play Cup to bring the global football community together. This will include Global Football Stars who will Take Part in the EA SPORTS FIFA 20 Stay and Play Cup between April 15-19.
said Andrew Wilson, CEO of Electronic Arts. “As part of ‘Stay Home, Play Together,’ we’re working to help people around the world find more ways to connect through play. Combined with relief contributions we are making, we hope to make a positive impact in people’s lives during this challenging time.”
EA has also announced that it will donate US$1M to Global Giving’s Coronavirus Relief Fund to support ongoing COVID-19 relief efforts as part of the tournament and its “Stay Home, Play Together” initiative.
EA “Stay Home, Play Together” Initiatives
In addition, EA has also “Stay Home, Play Together” initiatives to help people find more ways to connect through play during this hard time. You can find the main highlights of the “Stay Home, Play Together” initiatives below.
- Apex Legends Global Series recently added three new Online Tournaments with a prize pool of $100K each to help keep the gaming community safe and connected.
- The Sims 4 lets players check in on their favorite Sims creators and connect through a series of livestreams hosted on The Sims Twitch channel from April 6-17.
- EA SPORTS Madden NFL 20 held a live tournament on Twitch where NFL fans watched their favorite athletes go head-to-head in the NFL Checkdown x Madden Tournament from April 1-2. The final saw Derwin James, Free Safety for the Los Angeles Chargers, crowned the champion.
We appreciate this move by EA and the way studios are coming together during this hard time for everyone. What do you think about these initiatives by studios?