A screenshot of the new Star Wars: Squadrons game by Electronic Arts. The video games company is hoping to build more social interaction into games. Photo: Electronic Arts/DPAA screenshot of the new Star Wars: Squadrons game by Electronic Arts. The video games company is hoping to build more social interaction into games. Photo: Electronic Arts/DPA
A screenshot of the new Star Wars: Squadrons game by Electronic Arts. The video games company is hoping to build more social interaction into games. Photo: Electronic Arts/DPA

The Sims and Fifa game company to help gamers communicate and stay connected – as well as defeating foes

  • Electronic Arts wants players of games like Battlefield, The Sims and Madden NFL to chat and socialise without leaving the game, by adding communication tools
  • Games for next-generation consoles, such as Madden NFL 21 and FIFA 21, are also on the way, and cult favourite Skate is returning after a decade
Topic |   Video gaming
A screenshot of the new Star Wars: Squadrons game by Electronic Arts. The video games company is hoping to build more social interaction into games. Photo: Electronic Arts/DPAA screenshot of the new Star Wars: Squadrons game by Electronic Arts. The video games company is hoping to build more social interaction into games. Photo: Electronic Arts/DPA
A screenshot of the new Star Wars: Squadrons game by Electronic Arts. The video games company is hoping to build more social interaction into games. Photo: Electronic Arts/DPA
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