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Capcom titles go live on EA Origin

Electronic Arts has added another company to the list of rival publishers selling its games through EA’s Origin download service. Capcom’s Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition and Dead Rising 2: Off The Record are now available to but through Origin, according to Capcom Unity. The games are priced at …

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EA and Valve battling for Wii U online exclusivity?

It’s perhaps one of the more far-fetched games rumours you’ll read today, but there’s no denying it’s a delicious one. Blog WiiUGo, which has before leaked accurate information, reckons that publishers EA and Valve are currently engaged in a fierce bidding war to secure exclusive rights to Nintendo’s online service …

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EA to sell rivals’ games through digital distribution

Electronic Arts will soon start selling games made by its competitors. The company’s new Origin platform for digital distribution will offer games from Warner, THQ and Capcom with the first first games out next month. Batman: Arkham City and Saints Row: The Third are two of the triple-A games destined …

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Early access to Old Republic outlined

BioWare has explained how gamers will be able to play Star Wars: The Old Republic before its release date. Anyone who pre-orders the upcoming PC online RPG will be able to redeem an ‘Early Game Access’ code online to download and play it ahead of its December 22nd launch in …

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Battlefield 3 tops 1.25m pre-orders

Around 1.25m consumers have put down pre-orders for EA’s upcoming FPS Battlefield 3, says CFO Eric Brown. He announced the milestone at the Citi 2011 Tech Conference yesterday, reports Gamasutra. "To date we have about 1.25m pre-orders on Battlefield 3, so it’s still well ahead of its predecessor title, Battlefield: …

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Origin is selling Valve games

Many of EA’s titles may remain unavailable on Valve’s Steam network. But right now US gamers can buy three different Valve titles on EA’s Origin download service. There is one caveat, though. They’re boxed versions. Rock Paper Shotgun reports that as part of a ‘buy two get one free’ offer …

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EA downplays Origin exclusivity fears

The European boss of EA has said that the publisher won’t make the digital versions of its games exclusive to its new and upcoming Origin retail portal. Problems that led to the removal of several EA titles from Steam had caused many to conclude that EA was to promote Origin …

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EA hopes to resolve issues with Steam

Electronic Arts has said it wants to "work out an agreement" with Valve that will see its games return to the Steam download service. Sources have previously told MCV that the ongoing disagreement between EA and Steam derives from the publisher’s decision to sell DLC for its games exclusively through …

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