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EA Play to Give event raises $1 million USD in support of anti-bullying

During its E3 2017 press conference, EA detailed a donation of $1 million USD made in support of anti-bullying.

The donation was made as part of EA’s Play to Give event, held over 2-4 June, in which gamers took part in in-game challenges to raise funds.

“All of you — our many millions of players out there — showed your support,” EA CEO Andrew Wilson said.

“You came out to play, as more than 5.7 million active players participated in the Play to Give in-game challenges from June 2-4. We were moved by your tremendous show of support.”

EA will now thank gamers for their support with free access to select titles in the EA and Origin Vaults alongside game trials on PS4.

“As a thank you, we’re ensuing all of you can play some of our best EA games – for free – today through June 18 as we celebrate play,” Wilson added.

Between 10-18 June, Xbox Live gold subscribers will receive free access to EA Access Vault games on Xbox One, PC players will receive free access to Origin Access Vault titles, and PS4 players will receive free trial games. The titles included in the offer include Madden NFL 17, FIFA 17, Titanfall 2, EA SPORTS UFC 2 and Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2. Additionally, Star Wars: Battlefront premium maps and heroes will be free to PS4 players during the promotional period.

Good on ya, EA!


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