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EA ANNOUNCES SSX ON TOUR

RULE THE SLOPES IN THE LATEST RELEASE FROM THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED SSX FRANCHISE

Chertsey, UK, May 4, 2005 - Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: ERTS) announced today that SSX On Tour (working title), the latest title under the EA SPORTS BIGTM brand, will be available in stores worldwide this winter. SSX On Tour is in development in Vancouver, B.C. by EA Canada, home to the critically acclaimed franchise. SSX On Tour is the fourth iteration in the series, which historically has won numerous industry awards.

"SSX On Tour is a completely fresh take on the SSX franchise," said Steve Barcia, senior producer on the game. "Building on the core speed and trick gameplay that has been so successful in the past, you can now choose your way to become a mountain rockstar."

SSX On Tour allows players to create their own boarder or skier and take them from a wannabe to a mountain rockstar. Players can get noticed in all-new shred challenges where they earn an invitation to The Tour where they'll face the best racers in the SSX cast. Fly down the all-new tracks, and master the new monster tricks for both boarding and skiing to make it to the top of The Charts.

SSX On Tour is in development for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, Xbox® video game system from Microsoft and Nintendo GameCubeTM.

For more information about SSX On Tour please visit our press web site at www.electronicarts.co.uk/press

About Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts (EA), headquartered in Redwood City, California, is the world's leading interactive entertainment software company. Founded in 1982, the company develops, publishes, and distributes interactive software worldwide for videogame systems, personal computers and the Internet. Electronic Arts markets its products under three brand names: EA SPORTSTM, EA GAMESTM and EA SPORTS BIGTM. In fiscal 2004, EA posted revenues of $2.96 billion and had 27 titles that sold more than one million copies. EA's homepage and online game site is www.electronicarts.co.uk. More information about EA's products and full text of press releases can be found on the Internet at www.electronicarts.co.uk/press.

Electronic Arts, EA, SSX, EA SPORTS, EA GAMES, and EA SPORTS BIG are trademarks or registered trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. PlayStation and PSP are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Microsoft and Xbox are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries and are used under license from Microsoft. Nintendo GameCube is a trademark of Nintendo. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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