Microsoft is offering gamers in the UK an added incentive for purchasing a new Xbox One console. The country's Microsoft Store site is now offer 12 free months of EA Access with the purchase of the Xbox One in most of its bundle packages.
EA Access is the Xbox One-exclusive subscription service from Electronic Arts that offers users a library of older games they can play for as much as they want until their subscrption expires. Currently, EA Access has 12 games in its Vault, including the most recent game, Titanfall, and more games will be added in the coming months, including Dragon Age: Inqusition. EA Access also offers users a 10 percent discount on purchasing EA digital games on the Xbox One, along with exclusive trial versions of upcoming games.
The special deal on the Microsoft Store UK site applies to nearly all of the Xbox One consoles, with the exception of the Xbox One bundled with The Witcher 3 game. There's no word yet on when this special offer will expire, but people who who get the Xbox One with the 12 months of EA Access will have to renew their subscription manually after it expires; it will not auto-renew.