EA Sports announced on its web site that it will discontinue its Season Ticket digital subscription promotion in March of 2015. Launched in 2011, the Season Ticket offered early access to select EA Sports titles, Ultimate Team Packs and other DLC, and discounts on digital purchases for an annual fee of around $20.
"We're constantly looking at the benefits we provide to our players and ensuring that they are valuable and beneficial to as many players as possible," EA said, explaining the decision.
"As more and more of our fans move to the new generation of consoles, we felt the time was right to start the process of concluding Season Ticket for the Xbox 360 and PS3."
The last games to be part of the Season Ticket program in 2014 include FIFA 15, Madden NFL 15 and NHL 15 on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
EA Access will replace the program, which is problematic if you own a PS4 because it is exclusively on Xbox One. EA Access gives subscribers access to The Vault, which contains a selection of EA games you can play on demand. It also gives a 10 percent discount on all digital purchases and the ability to try some games early – five days before the release with timed trials.
Sony decided not to support the program on PS4.