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EA developing games, second screen experiences for wearables like Apple Watch

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EA developing games, second screen experiences for wearables like Apple Watch


One factor that Apple didn’t get into throughout its keynote presentation is any attainable gaming experiences which may include its new Apple Watch wearable. Today, nevertheless, EA has introduced that it’s already prototyping concepts for wearables like Apple Watch. In a weblog publish from EA’s Mobile gaming head Frank Gibeau, the corporate introduced announced it has a workforce engaged on concepts for gaming on wearables together with standalone video games and second display experiences for console and cellular video games:

I’m additionally to see extra about Apple’s new watch – clearly wearables are intriguing as an rising gaming platform. We have a small group already prototyping concepts proper now. We’re interested by app extensions that would allow you to dictate gameplay in your telephone or console, like accessing the “Team Driver” function in Real Racing A that permits gamers to make passive progress by having their workforce driver full race occasions once they’re not actively enjoying the sport on their telephones.

Gibeau additionally famous the group is engaged on standalone gaming experiences for wearables in a quick interview with Cnet. “In reality, we've two groups prototyping wearable experiences that aren't solely standalone, but in addition some concepts the place you possibly can truly use the health element within the watch that may unlock capabilities within the recreation that is perhaps in your iPhone. Or you possibly can do crafting or another public sale buying and selling in your watch that goes again into your tablet recreation that you simply may take a look at later if you get residence.”

In addition, the corporate introduced its subsequent three cellular video games at the moment together with FIFA 15 Ultimate Team coming later this month and Peggle Blast and SimCity BuildIt within the fall, all with new options for iPhone S and iOS H.

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