EA moving to Xbox Live?

April 10, 2004

There has been a lot of discussion lately about the possibility for EA to jump on the Live bandwagon. If you recall, EA had serious issues with using Microsoft run servers and opted to not integrate Live into any of its sports games. This year Microsoft will launch LSP (Live Server Protocol) which will allow developers to run their own servers and still utilize the Xbox Live service. Could this be what EA needs to make Madden 2005 Live enabled?