Fans in focus at major E3 video game trade show

Here's a round-up of everything EA had to offer for this year's expo.

What are you looking forward to seeing the most this year from Electronic Arts? Brady, of course, is on the cover of Madden NFL 18, which has a story mode, Long Shot, built into the sport sim.

Besides that, DICE will be showing off the In The Name of the Tsar expansion for Battlefield 1, and we'll no doubt see more football with Fifa 18. But instead of simply expanding the action, In the Name of the Tsar will include new night maps.

EA CEO Andrew Wilson took the stage and talked about the vision, the publisher has for the future and that the event would be shaped around 8 new experiences. Offering a co-op storyline, A Way Out is a tale of two men who embark upon personal missions that require breaking out of prison.

In a separate press release, EA also revealed more about EA Sports FIFA 18 for Nintendo Switch. The original Battlefront was incredibly close to being a ideal Star Wars game, and the conference makes it clear they understood the flaws of the original game.

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Some Burnout-lite gameplay for the next Need For Speed was shown off. Tasked with stealing a new piece of technology, the storyline's latest crew gave chase to a mysterious truck.

There's some Burnout DNA in the new Need for Speed Payback, which follows a team of drivers who are being threatened by a risky group known as the House. See plenty more crashed cars when the game arrives this November. A brief teaser of a sci-fi setting prepared players for what's in store at Microsoft's press briefing tomorrow. Stay tuned for more information regarding the game.

A whole heap of new Star Wars: Battlefront 2 gameplay was shown off and included Duel of the Fates.

We can expect to see a closer look at some of these titles - particularly Anthem - at the Xbox and PlayStation E3 conferences, and we'll be posting from hands-on thoughts over the next few days. Additionally, new story footage highlighted the adventure of elite imperial officer Iden Versio. While the game can be played online, it's expected that a good portion of players will play it in the same room with a friend.

NBA Live missed 2016, but the team is back with NBA Live 18 this year. Featuring real-world courts and a new story, players will be taking their skills from the street to the stadium. Will it compete wit 2K Sports? The full game releases September 29.

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We've covered all the major games for this part of E3.

We'll find out at Noon PT / 3pm ET, and you can too by following along on the live stream below.

This was our EA Play 2017 roundup of everything that was shown at EA Play 2017, hope you found this useful. Any thoughts on the reveals?

What are you excited for most? Kicking things off with Madden NFL 18, the game got a new trailer that shows in-game action.

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