Electronic Arts has announced that they will be bringing EA Access, a game subscription service, to the PlayStation 4 in July 2019. The subscription will be available for $4.99 monthly or $29.99 for a yearly subscription. EA Access gives you trials for EA games as well as discounts on full games, expansions and in game items. The subscription also gives you access to the EA Vault, a collection of games that you can download to your console and play at any time.
Capcom has announced that they will be revealing the Monster Hunter: World Spring Update on the 9th of May 2019 at 4.00 pm PT / 7.00 pm ET via a livestream. The English stream will be available on Twitch and the Japanese stream will be available on YouTube. The stream will feature Ryozo Tsujimoto, producer of Monster Hunter: World, and will likely detail the upcoming Iceborne expansion. Monster Hunter: World is currently available on the PlayStation 4, PC and Xbox One.
Idea Factory International has announced that the Western release of Arc of Alchemist for the PlayStation 4 has been delayed from Summer 2019 to Winter 2019. The physical release for North America has also been cancelled but the game will still receive both a physical and digital release in Europe. Idea Factory International didn’t provide a reason for the physical release cancellation in NA but did claim that they will have more news to share soon.
Synopsis via Idea Factory International:
Enter the desert in search of the key to save humanity—the Great Power. Quinn Bravesford, for the sake of her kingdom, leads her soldiers into battle against a swath of enemy nations. One year, the king declared that he would send a large-scale investigation team to the Desert of Beginnings.
And so, Quinn was selected to captain this mission. Quinn gazes at the ancient alchemic device, the Lunagear, within her hand. According to the legends of yore, once the Lunagear is equipped with the four Orbs, it will unlock the Great Power that will save humanity. Only one Orb resides in Quinn’s Lunagear. Collecting the four Orbs for the Lunagear, however, is a mere legend.
With the threat of dangerous creatures and Machine Dolls wandering the desert, one of the enemy nations, the Principality of Neuhaven, has dispatched their military in search of the Great Power. Now, Quinn and her band of allies must fight against the Principality of Neuhaven in hopes to find the Great Power and save humanity. Quinn steels herself, but even so, she can’t help but doubt the existence of the Great Power…
Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced that they will be hosting a new State of Play showcase on the 9th of May 2019 at 3:00 pm PST / 6.00 pm ET. The showcase will reveal new information on the upcoming MediEvil PlayStation 4 remake, a first look on a new game and new updates and announcements. The stream is scheduled to last for 10 minutes but the Japanese version will be 15 minutes, possibly due to extra content. SIE have also confirmed that no details on their next gen plans will be revealed during the stream. The stream will be available on YouTube, Twitch, Facebook and Twitter.