Madden 19, Gone Home and 5 Star Wars games added to Origin Access vault

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EA has added Madden 19 (opens in new tab), Gone Home and five Star Wars game to its Origin Access vault, meaning anyone with the basic $30/£20-a-year subscription can play them for an unlimited time. 

The Star Wars games are The Force Unleashed 1 and 2, LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga, LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars and Star Wars TIE Fighter Special Edition, the 1994 space flight sim that I think everyone should play at least once.

Gone Home is still one of the best indie games on PC (opens in new tab), but it's usually pretty cheap, and I suspect Madden 19 will be the big draw for most people: it usually costs $60, and its release in August marked the first time the Madden series had come to PC in a decade. Luke enjoyed it for his review (opens in new tab), especially the singleplayer story mode, and the game runs smoothly (opens in new tab).

To my mind, the Origin Access Basic subscription is still a really good deal: if you sign up for a full year then you're basically getting five or six games a month for the price of a coffee. The premier version is a lot more expensive at $100/£90 a year, but includes full versions of new games, such as Anthem (opens in new tab)

Samuel Horti is a long-time freelance writer for PC Gamer based in the UK, who loves RPGs and making long lists of games he'll never have time to play. He's now a full-time reporter covering health at the Bureau of Investigative Journalism. When he does have time for games you may find him on the floor, struggling under the weight of his Steam backlog.