Last Friday, Electronic Arts made an announcement on the complete development of their EA Broadcast Center. This is a studio for all esports-related activities, expected to host esports tournaments and shows.

Ea Broadcast Center
The Broadcast Center locate in the Head Quarters itself in Redwood Shores, California.

The studio has enough space for green screen capture sessions, to organize player interviews as well as other filming activities.

The studio's main areas

The studio consists of 2 main areas: The Studio 209 and the Player’s Lounge. Studio 209 owns a large competitive area that includes touch screens where the majority of analysis carries out. There are also seating for the media and spectators. On the other hand, The Player’s Lounge owns a loft-like aesthetic, featuring directional microphones and robo-cams.

In case you’re wondering, the EA Broadcast Center debuted the space with the Madden NFL 19 Challenge earlier. It’s a major event of the season in a $1.255M USD Madden Championship Series. Tournament matches would run through today, Sunday, March 17th with coverage on many platforms such as Facebook, YouTube, Twitch and Mixer. In fact, the championship match today will be broadcasted live on the channel ESPNews.

Esports games in EA Brand

At the moment, Electronic Arts has two active esports games in its Sports brand, which are FIFA soccer and Madden. However, we all know that the latest EA game Apex Legends has been a huge hit since its release last month. The battle royale/shooter has attracted an impressive number of 50 million players worldwide, within just February. Many esports organizations are now signing up players in advance to prepare for future competitive scenes.

EA also announced the release of the FPP shooter Battlefield V’s battle royale mode for on March 25th. That could totally be a possible target for esports as long as it can attract a large audience.