Origin is an online gaming, digital distribution and digital rights management (DRM) platform made for gaming that let you easily download, install, and play your PC games with automatic updates, cloud saves, challenges and more. The Origin client is self-updating software that allows users to download games, expansion packs, content booster packs and patches from Electronic Arts. It shows the status of components available. The Origin client is designed to be similar to its competitor, Steam.
Origin brings an entire universe of gaming into a single, convenient application. Downloads are streamlined for quick and easy installation, and you can securely purchase and play your favorite games any time and any place you want. You can even chat with your friends right from the Origin application while you play.
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Origin features social features like profile management, networking with friends with chat and direct game joining along with an in-game overlay, streaming via TwitchTV and sharing of game library and community integration with networking sites like Facebook, Xbox Live, PlayStation Network, and Nintendo Network.
With Origin, downloading your games is easy, safe, and offers a range of benefits:
- No More Discs - If you’ve ever lost or scratched a disc for your favorite game, you’ll appreciate the library feature in Origin. All of your games are there for you to play at any time and in any place. Just pull up the Origin application and you’ll be able to access every game you’ve purchased from Origin in one convenient library.
- Play On Any PC or Mac - Whether you’re upgrading to a new machine or just spending a week at grandma’s house, all of your games will be instantly available as soon as you install Origin.
- Shopping Made Easy - With Origin, you’ll never have to wait in line or pay an extra shipping charge, and you’ll get instant gratification when purchasing new games.
- Pre-Load New Games - We let you download new games days before they’re released so that you can start playing immediately on launch day.
- Auto-Patching - Game patches now download and install automatically, providing you with the best possible experience every time you play.
Origin Deals and Specials
- Live streaming demos and free-to-play games
- Play with friends on your iOS device or android smartphone
- Automatically download and install game patches
- Consolidate Your Library
- Pre-Load New Games
- Cloud Storage
- Fast downloads
Last Update: August 30, 2017
Current Version: 10.5.2.49155
Languages: Multiple Languages
Supported Operating Systems:
Windows 7 / 8 / 8.1 / 10 (32-Bit, 64-Bit)
Mac OS X 10.7 or later
Developer: Electronic Arts Inc.