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EA Access games will be added to the service permanently, says Peter Moore

Games added to the EA Access library on Xbox One will remain there, with Electronic Arts' suite of offerings through the subscription service being "permanent," chief operating officer Peter Moore told CVG.

Announced last month, an EA Access subscription nets Xbox One owners access to some of the company's older titles and early access to trials of new ones for $4.99 a month or $29.99 a year. The beta is set to include Battlefield 4, FIFA 14, Madden NFL 25 and Peggle 2, while games like Madden NFL 15 and Dragon Age: Inquisition will be made available to subscribers up to five days prior to release.

"The Vault will get its share of AAA titles," Moore said. "We haven't made any announcements to that extent about exactly when, where and how, but the Vault will be substantial."

Moore also confirmed that once a game is added, EA has no plans to remove it from service access.

"New game additions will be determined by franchise and timing," he explained. "We have to make decisions along that way, so there's no template, like 30 days after a game ships it goes into the Vault.

"I think one of the key things is that once a game goes into the Vault it stays there, it's not going to be taken out, that's a commitment we've made," he added.

EA Access membership will also include a 10 percent discount on digital EA games and other content purchased through the Xbox Games Store. Players will not need an Xbox Live Gold membership to use EA Access.

In a statement to Game Informer, a representative for Sony stated the company decided to opt out of the service for PlayStation 4 because it "does not bring the kind of value PlayStation customers have come to expect."

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