Electronic Arts has announced that it and Microsoft have struck an agreement that will allow players of EA SPORTS and EA GAMES titles to compete and play online through Xbox Live. Players will have access to voice communication, tournaments, ladders and all the fun of online play.
The first game to include Xbox Live capability will be NCAA Football 2005, scheduled for release in July. Madden NFL 2005, Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 2005, NASCAR 2005: Chase For The Cup, NBA LIVE 2005, NHL 2005, and NCAA March Madness 2005 will follow. EA GAMES titles on Xbox Live include GoldenEye: Rogue Agent, Need for Speed Underground 2, Battlefield: Modern Combat, Burnout 3 and TimeSplitters Future Perfect.
News source: Happy Puppy