Rest in peace, EA’s Online Pass program

According to EA senior director of corporate communications John Reseburg, as of today, the company’s Online Pass program is no more. “Yes, we’re discontinuing Online Pass. None of our new EA titles will include that feature,” said Reseburg. I’m sure gamers around the world just screamed, “YAAAAYYYYY!!!!!” For numerous EA games, like Battlefield 3 and […]

John Riccitiello Steps Down as CEO of EA

In a bit of shocking news, EA has announced that John Riccitiello will step down as Chief Executive Officer of the gaming industry giant at the end of the month. The company has also stated that Larry Probst has been appointed by EA’s board to be the Executive Chairman as a search is conducted for […]

Temporary EA CEO to receive $1.03 million salary

While EA is looking for a CEO after John Riccitiello’s resignation, executive chairman Larry Probst will receive an annual salary of $1.03 million. However, due to his position on the EA Board of Directors, Probst will not receive cash retainer fees from that position while also fulfilling his role as executive chairman. According to federal documents, […]