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Origin ditches physical PC game sales; Will affect just 1% of users

Origin ditches physical PC game sales; Will affect just 1% of users

EA is to stop selling physical PC games through Origin. Yes, EA sold physical PC games through Origin.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2014 at 12:04PM in News
UPDATED: Now Titanfall suffers problems on PC

UPDATED: Now Titanfall suffers problems on PC

Having been unplayable for a period overnight on Xbox Live, now the PC version of Titanfall is experiencing issues.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 12th 2014 at 11:39AM in News
Crysis Trilogy available on Origin

Crysis Trilogy available on Origin

EA has bundled all three of its Crysis games – and more – in a single digital release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 20th 2014 at 12:52PM in News
Steam, Origin, Battle.net and LoL seemingly downed by hackers

Steam, Origin, Battle.net and LoL seemingly downed by hackers

Assorted hackers have claimed responsibility for a string of attacks that have disrupted a number of high-profile gaming services.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 3rd 2014 at 9:33AM in News

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GamesAid gets a cut of EA's Humble Origin Bundle

GamesAid gets a cut of EA's Humble Origin Bundle

Electronic Arts is giving a slice of the cash raised by its current Humble Bundle to UK games industry charity GamesAid.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 23rd 2013 at 4:08PM in News
Origin introduces full refunds for EA games

Origin introduces full refunds for EA games

Electronic Arts' downloads store Origin will now allow customers to request full refunds if they're not satisfied with one of the publisher's games.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 20th 2013 at 10:29AM in News
Amazon UK FINALLY launches digital download store

Amazon UK FINALLY launches digital download store

Online retail giant Amazon has finally launched its PC and Mac download store.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 7th 2013 at 10:36AM in News
EA Q1: Origin surpasses 50m users, Battlefield 3 Premium subs over 4m

EA Q1: Origin surpasses 50m users, Battlefield 3 Premium subs over 4m

EA has confirmed Battlefield 3 Premium subscriber and Origin user numbers are still on the rise.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 24th 2013 at 8:15AM in News

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EA: We want to reestablish Origin as a service for gamers

EA: We want to reestablish Origin as a service for gamers

EA vice president Andrew Wilson wants to make it clear to gamers that the company’s digital distribution service Origin is for them, not EA.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 28th 2013 at 7:50AM in News
GAME beats Steam in MCV's digital store survey

GAME beats Steam in MCV's digital store survey

Think Steam is the be all and end all of download games? Think again.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 6th 2013 at 10:24AM in News
Free DLC for Battlefield 4 pre-orders

Free DLC for Battlefield 4 pre-orders

EA has revealed early details of the Battlefield 4 pre-order packs.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 27th 2013 at 12:09PM in News
Origin passes 40m member milestone

Origin passes 40m member milestone

EA’s digital download service Origin has now attracted over 40m members, the publisher has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2013 at 11:03AM in News

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Security conference unearths Origin security vulnerability

Security conference unearths Origin security vulnerability

Attendees Amsterdam’s Black Hat security conference have discovered a security vulnerability in EA’s Origin client.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2013 at 1:37PM in News
EA names free games for SimCity owners

EA names free games for SimCity owners

Owners of SimCity on PC have been told which games they will be able to claim for free as an apology for the strategy game’s rocky launch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2013 at 8:57AM in News
EA "aggressively undergoing server maintenance" to fix SimCity woes

EA "aggressively undergoing server maintenance" to fix SimCity woes

The clock is ticking ahead of the UK launch of SimCity at midnight.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 7th 2013 at 9:23AM in News
EA promises a smooth UK launch for SimCity

EA promises a smooth UK launch for SimCity

The server woes that darkened SimCity’s US launch yesterday will not be repeated when the game hits the UK this Friday.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 6th 2013 at 9:47AM in News

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Origin servers spoil SimCity's US launch

Origin servers spoil SimCity's US launch

Many PC gamer’s worst fears have come to fruition with news that EA’s Origin servers have crippled the US launch of SimCity.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 5th 2013 at 11:46AM in News
Origin approaches 40m users as Mac client goes live

Origin approaches 40m users as Mac client goes live

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

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 11th 2013 at 10:57AM in News
EA Origin UK boss Roger Walkden joins Microsoft

EA Origin UK boss Roger Walkden joins Microsoft

EA Origin's UK chief Roger Walkden has joined Microsoft Studios.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 10th 2013 at 2:54PM in News
Reports emerge of Origin account hijacks

Reports emerge of Origin account hijacks

A number of EA Origin users have reportedly had their accounts compromised.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2012 at 2:05PM in News
Promo code error leads to Origin freebie blunder

Promo code error leads to Origin freebie blunder

A mistake with an Origin promo code over the weekend left many gamers with a huge library of EA games – for free.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2012 at 11:58AM in News
Revamped UPlay could sell third-party download games

Revamped UPlay could sell third-party download games

Ubisoft hopes to add titles from other publishers to its newly-launched UPlay app in future.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 12th 2012 at 12:56PM in News
The many faces of EA: David DeMartini, EA Origin

The many faces of EA: David DeMartini, EA Origin

In the second of our four interviews with various heads of EA's businesses, we discuss retailing and Steam with EA Origin boss David DeMartini

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 9th 2012 at 9:09AM in News
EA Q1 report: $491m in total revenue; Origin, BF3 Premium subs grow

EA Q1 report: $491m in total revenue; Origin, BF3 Premium subs grow

EA has announced its financial results for the prior quarter ending on June 30th, with reports and figures revealed for Battlefield 3 Premium, Origin, and more.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 1st 2012 at 7:33AM in News
Hardcore gamers "have issues" with EA Origin

Hardcore gamers "have issues" with EA Origin

EA admits core gamers have ‘issues’ with its download platform.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 16th 2012 at 1:08PM in News