EA and Comcast Launch XFINITY Games

Earlier this afternoon, Comcast and EA announced a partnership that will allow select EA titles to be streamed on Comcast's X1 set-top box.
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    Earlier this afternoon, Comcast and EA announced a partnership that will allow select EA titles to be streamed on Comcast's X1 set-top box. The service, appropriately titled XFINITY Games, is currently in beta, and anyone that qualifies can register using this link. There is also information that tells you if you qualify for the beta available via the site. The service will supposedly be in the beta for a period of a few weeks.


    As said above, the beta officially began today, and there are 23 games available to stream and play, all of which are free to play during the beta period. Users will have to pair up a tablet or a smartphone with their set-top box and use that as a controller. An Origin ID is also required, but only if you would like to save your progress in certain games.

    For those of you who may be wondering, the data used while streaming games will count towards your monthly bandwidth cap. It is also worth mentioning that online multiplayer is unfortunately not supported, while co-op gaming is, as long as everyone has their own device to use as a controller. A few of the more notable games that are currently available to stream are the following:
    • Real Racing 2
    • EA Sports FIFA Soccer 13 (note: not a typo)
    • Monopoly
    • NBA Jam on Fire Edition
    • EA Sports PGA Tour Golf
    • Plants vs. Zombies
    • Peggle Nights
    • Word Whomp Underground
    • World of Goo
    What do you think? Will you give this game streaming service a chance? Leave your thoughts below!

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  1. Master
    I really don't think this is going to improve anything. This is some petty attempt for parents to purchase a contract from them.
  2. CallingChain
    Oh.. wow.

    This will be cool as I have X1 cable box.
    Glad to see this :wink:
  3. Madrox from hell
    I used to love Comcast, but when they were branded X-finity all went to ****. There days I stay a nice steady 95 to 105 dl speeds running 5pc's, 4 phones, 2 ps 4, a ps 3, and 3 tablet's. Then are days when it is constant lag and disconnection's . The really annoying part is with the triple play when your net is out you think your cable & phone would be, but there are days when 1 of the 3 will be out. Guess the good thing is we never go without all 3 at once.
  4. xshot 7s
    Cable sux........
  5. BetterGreen
    Before the video plays the boy sits as he's not happy and rather play call of duty on his console. That's what he needed Comcast or xfinity for in the first place!
  6. Wavy
    Comcast Xfinity sucks now. No fast forwarding through On Demand titles which now contain commercials you once were able to avoid, cutting your On Demand shows to commercial before seeing the end of a scene, and countless other things. I am trying to convince my Mom to drop cable. Hearing this does not sway me back to them in even the slightest.
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  7. Salus
    Fifa 13 :hilarious::hilarious:
  8. NO GOD
    So two of the worst companies form a partnership. Why would anybody on earth think this is a good idea?
  9. V7X3
    This is thee perfect concoction for a bad time.
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  10. SkiIIet
    I work for comcast and the sad thing is I never heard about this.. :frown:
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