Origin approaches 40m users as Mac client goes live

Ben Parfitt
Origin approaches 40m users as Mac client goes live

EA’s digital download service Origin is approaching 40m registered users across PC and iOS.

A decent jump, that, from the 30m registered users it reported in October 2012.

Around 500 titles are currently available on Origin including key EA exclusives such as Battlefield 3 and the upcoming Crysis 3. Interestingly, though, EA has put a lot of effort into convincing other publishers to sell their titles through the service.

The news comes as EA has pushed live the Mac version of Origin, complete with a software line-up of around 50 titles. The Mac version sports many of the features found on its PC predecessor, including cloud save storage.

EA is also offering a number of “dual-play” titles that when purchased on one platform is also available to the owner free of charge on the other.

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