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EA blocks Origin in Myanmar but promises to try and fix the issue

Over the weekend a Reddit user kicked up a fuss when they discovered they couldn’t access Origin games in Myanmar, but EA has said it plans to reverse this country ban. The Reddit thread explained that when anyone located in Myanmar tried to access EA’s PC distribution service they were …

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Project Ascension aims to combine Steam, Uplay, Origin and more into a single service

The number of third-party games platforms on PC has become somewhat of a running joke among gamers, as each big publisher attempts to battle Valve’s Steam with their own service. There’s EA’s Origin, Ubisoft’s Uplay, GOG.com’s Galaxy and Blizzard’s Battle.net, to name but a handful. While some games are available …

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EA agrees to amend Origin refunds policy in Australia

Customers of Origin in Australia could soon have similar refund rights as those in the EU. Kotaku reports that the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has told the publisher that its current refunds policy is at odds with consumer law. And EA has relented, agreeing to amend its policies. Businesses …

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Play Titanfall for free for 48 hours on PC

EA is offering two days of free access to Titanfall on PC. It comes as part of the publisher’s Origin Game Time initiative. PC owners with Origin installed are able to download the game for free and, once loaded up for the first time, play it for nothing for 48 …

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Wing Commander 3 is currently free on Origin

EA is giving away yet another free game on its digital platform Origin – 1994 space battler Wing Commander 3: Heart of the Tiger. Originally released for the PC and subsequently the ill-fated 3DO and also the PSOne, the game is perhaps best known for its live action cutscenes – …

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Battlefield 3 is currently free on Origin as ongoing Battlefield 4 support is pledged

EA is giving away Battlefield 3 for free to PC gamers. The publisher is making a habit of offering free titles to Origin users, having previously made the likes of Dead Space and Plants vs Zombies free to download. Battlefield 3 will remain free until June 4th. There’s also some …

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Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare PC release set for June

PopCap’s multiplayer-focused shooter Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare will arrive on PC this June, publisher EA has announced. The Windows version will launch on June 24th, and will be distrusted through Origin as well as other retailers.” It’ll pack the Garden Variety and Zomboss Down DLC already available for the …

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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. The new policy comes into effect this Friday (April 4th). In a statement confirming the news, it said that just one per cent of its customer based buys physical versions of its …

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