EA Sports: It’s in the game — and could soon stream to your living room.
The video-game developer is in talks with Comcast to add popular titles such as FIFA Soccer and Madden NFL to the cable provider’s X1 streaming cable box, according to Reuters.
Bringing video games into homes via the Internet — and without having to spend hundreds of dollars on consoles — has quickly become a new battleground for streaming boxes. Apple TV provides some games, as does Amazon’s Fire TV. A deal with EA would help Comcast better compete
Console sales for Microsoft’s Xbox One and Sony’s PlayStation 4 have been reasonably strong, with the latter outshining its rival. A move by Comcast to bring fan favorites to a streaming box could end up cutting into that market Read more…