Microsoft announced that EA Play subscriptions are now finally available to PC users with Xbox Game Pass memberships. The service will give Xbox Game Pass members free access to more than 60 game libraries, including Need for Speed: Need for Speed, “Battlefield 5”, “Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order” and more. Xbox Game Pass PC and Ultimate members using Windows 10 will be able to use EA Play. In addition, Microsoft also shared the ability to introduce Windows to the Auto HDR function. The company introduced this feature in Xbox Series X/Series S in November last year.

The Xbox Game Pass team shared EA Play via a post on its website, starting at 2pm PT Thursday (Friday, 2:30am Eastern Standard Time), Xbox Game Pass PC and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members will be able to use it. EA Play brings more than 60 PC games, such as “Star Wars: Jedi Knight”, “Fallen Order”, “Titan Fall 2”, “Need for Speed”, “FIFA 20”, “Madden NFL”, “Battlefield” series . Starting from day one, Xbox Game Pass members can also play “Star Wars: Squadron” on PC and consoles.

Other benefits of EA Play include monthly rewards. This month, they will receive the Gold Medal Team Fantasy MUT Pack, Apex Legends’ N7 Weapon Charm and Madden 21’s EA Play Celebration Pack. They will also receive special membership-only content, exclusive in-game challenges and rewards, and discounts for digital purchases from the EA desktop app. Xbox Game Pass for PC costs Rs. It costs 489 pounds a month, while Xbox Game Pass Ultimate is Rs. 699 per month.

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PC users will need to download the EA desktop application currently in beta and log in with an EA account. After logging in, you will be prompted to associate an Xbox account with an EA account. After the process is complete, you will be able to download EA Play games to Windows.

Electronic Arts (EA) decided to rename EA Access and Origin Access to EA Play in August last year. Then in September, it was announced that EA Play would join “Xbox Game Pass for PC” and “Xbox Game Pass Ultimate” for free, starting with “Holiday 2020” for free. With the release of the Xbox Series X / Series S console, EA Play is added to Xbox Game Pass for the PC version of the console that is said to be added on December 15. However, this did not go as planned, and Microsoft later announced EA Play on Xbox. The PC version of the game pass will be launched in 2021. Now, finally today, it has appeared on the PC. Xbox Game Pass will be available on PC in June 2019.

In addition, through a post on the developer blog, Microsoft program manager Hannah Fisher shared a preview of the Auto HDR feature released by the company for members of the Windows Insider Program. In November 2020, the Xbox Series X / Series S console introduced this feature, allowing the console to convert the old standard dynamic range (SDR) title to high dynamic range (HDR) in real time.

Automatic HDR does not require developers to add HDR to their games
Image source: Microsoft

The content of the article is: “After enabling on a gaming PC that supports HDR, you will automatically get excellent HDR visual effects in other 1000+ DirectX 11 and DirectX 12 games!” Of course, you will need a compatible HDR monitor to be able to Use this feature.

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