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EA Play for Xbox is a paid membership service that lets you play the best EA games on Xbox. Find out how to become a member to get discounts and early access to new EA games.

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EA Play is a gaming membership that lets you access some of EA’s best games.

Your membership comes with perks, like: 

  • Trying brand new games for a limited time before they launch
  • Saving 10% on EA digital purchases - like full games, expansion packs, and in-game currency
  • Unlimited access to The Play List, a collection of EA’s fan-favorite games and series as well as select third-party games

Not on Xbox? Learn about EA Play for PC and EA Play for PlayStation.

Currently, it’s available in 41 countries and territories:

Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Sweden, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and the United States

Sign up for a membership by visiting our EA Play page.

If you’re going to play online or connect to multiplayer, you’ll need a  subscription to Xbox Live Gold.

Conditions, limitations, and exclusions may apply. Availability of member benefits and Play List titles may vary by platform and territory and may change from time to time. See the EA Play terms and Xbox’s membership terms for more details.

Join via Xbox Game Pass Ultimate

If you’re a member of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, you have access to EA Play for Xbox and EA Play for PCFind out more here.

Join online

Signing up is easy. Head to ea.com to buy your membership.

You need to have an EA Account to play our games.

Don’t have an account? We’ll ask you to create one the first time you play one of our games on your Xbox.

Downloading games and early trials

To download a game or early trial, search for the one you want to play in the Xbox Store from your Xbox Series S or X and download it from there.

You can also find full games included with your membership by going to My Games & Apps > Full Library > EA Play. 

See what games are available with EA Play on ea.com.

How do early trials work?

Download our early trials to get early access to our newest games. Play the full games for a limited time before launch.

You can play all of the trial straight through, or spread your gaming over several days. You'll get updates letting you know how much time you have left.

Here are some tips so you can get the most out of the trials.

  • Download the game completely before starting your trial.
  • Make sure to quit the game or switch apps when you’re not playing. Time keeps counting down if you leave the game open on your system and walk away to do something else.

We can’t reset or add more time to EA Play early trials, and neither can the Xbox Support team.

When your trial ends, buy the full game to keep playing. Your stats and progress will be waiting for you.

Games removed from The Play List

From time to time, we’ll remove games from The Play List to make room for newer ones.

Find the full list of games that have been removed from The Play List on ea.com.

How do I cancel?

  1. Log in to account.microsoft.com.
  2. Click Services & subscriptions.
  3. Click Payment & billing under EA Play.

Things to note:

  • If you cancel your membership, you’ll keep your game progress (as long as you don’t manually delete your save files) and all earned Achievements. However, you can’t continue playing the games you’ve downloaded unless you buy them or reactivate your membership. When you reactivate your membership or buy the games, you can pick up right where you left off the next time you play.
  • Once you cancel your membership, you will keep your membership benefits until the end of your membership period.
  • You can ask Xbox Support to cancel your membership if you want to stop EA Play right away, but you won’t be eligible for a refund of any unused time.
  • If your membership expires, any purchases you made with your 10% member discount are yours to keep.

*Conditions, limitations, and exclusions apply. See EA Play Terms for details.

What Xbox Support can help you with

  • Price information
    • Right now, you can only use credit or debit cards and PayPal to buy an EA Play membership via Xbox.
  • Billing issues, questions, and concerns
  • Canceling your EA Play for Xbox membership
  • Game codes and code issues

Get help from Xbox Support on xbox.com.

What if I need help with the app or my games?

Here at EA Help, we can help you with:

  • General info about EA Play
  • Using The Play List to find and access free games
  • Your EA Account, including how to update your account info.
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