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Electronic Arts Announces 30 Games for PS3

Electronic Arts today announced more than 30 games in development for the PlayStation 3. When the system launches in November, EA will deliver some of the world’s most popular game franchises including Madden NFL 07, Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 07 and Need for Speed Carbon. EA will release eight to ten games on the PlayStation 3 by late March including Fight Night Round 3 and Def Jam: ICON.

Paul Lee, President of EA Studios commented on the launch of the PlayStation 3, “Each game has been custom designed to leverage the hardware power of the PlayStation 3 and serve as a launch pad for EA’s next generation of HD gaming. This is only the beginning. In the months and years to come, developers will take greater advantage of the PlayStation 3’s cell processors and blu-ray storage capacity to create games of stunning depth and texture.”

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Frank Gibeau, EA Executive Vice President of North America Publishing noted, “This is a very exciting time for gamers. EA’s games on the PlayStation 3 will help propel HD forward. Over the course of the next 18 months, EA will roll out groundbreaking new original properties and spectacular new versions of perennial hits that will further maximize the power of the PlayStation 3’s unique cell processor and outstanding blu-ray disk capacity.”