Origin lets you purchase and play EA games - any time and any place you want. With the in-game overlay, you can browse the web while playing select games.
Origin's social features allow you to create a profile, connect and chat with your friends, share your game library, and effortlessly join your friends' games.
Origin streamlines the download process, for quick, easy installation and use. Direct download of PC games requires the Origin client, and once you have it, you'll be able to access your game library from virtually anywhere. You can even play your favorite games on other PCs when you're on the go.
Origin is a replacement for EA Download Manager.
- Added an all-new group chat feature
- Added messaging on your friends list that shows when a friend is broadcasting gameplay
- Added tabs and keyboard shortcuts to the Origin In Game browser
- You can now disable Origin In Game for individual games purchased through Origin
- Added the ability to upload custom box art for non-Origin games, including animated GIFs
- Added the ability to check installation progress for certain games from your web browser
- Added a security question notification (for those who haven’t set one yet) to help protect your account
- You can now make your Origin Points and achievement totals from BF3, ME3, and DS3 visible on your Origin profile for friends to see
- Improved error handling for when you run out of disk space while downloading paid DLC
- You can now uninstall games through Origin for Mac
- Improved user feedback survey for PC; enabled user feedback survey for Mac
- More efficient auto-patching (now only the changed parts of a file get downloaded)
- Faster game download performance