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.
In your game library expansions tab, it's now possible to click on the content tile art for more information on each product.
The Origin taskbar icon will now light up and blink to alert you to an incoming voice call.
General improvements to the Application Settings page make customizing your Origin experience better.
Page loading issues have been reduced when the Origin client has been left running for long periods of time.
Origin will stop supporting macOS 10.7 and 10.8 on September 19. If you're using one of these versions you'll need to update it or you will lose important Origin functionality.