EA “Play to Give” Program Revealed at EA’s 2016 E3 Press Conference

on June 12, 2016 4:31 PM

EA showed off its charitable side, as it announced a new program $1 Million collectively to five different charities while also providing in-game content. According to the press conference, the five charities include CODE.org, CODE2040, HeforShe, National Center for Women & Information Technology, and Special Effect. Obviously, all charities surround diversity or advancing coding/IT professionals.

The donation is not contigent on any objective, however there will be a limited-time challenge in a few EA games for those who want to “join in.” Battlefield 4 and Battlefield Hardline are challenged to get a 45 million total re-supply scores and 5 million re-supply score, respectively, by June 17. Contributing players will get reward with an extra Gold Battlepack.

Star Wars Battlefront  who compete in any multiplayer match before June 14 can participate in a 3X Score Event. Meanwhile, those playing Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes celebrates female characters in the Star Wars universe. Completing an in-game quest will award 50,000 credits, 1 Rey shard, 1 Princess Lei shard, and 25 shards needed to unlock a 2-star Jedi Knight Guardians.

If you actively play the sports titles, FIFA and Madden NFL 16 players can participate in special modes to own special rewards.

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