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.
- Updated the look and feel of the My Games tab.
- Updated game tiles with high resolution box art.
- Added a slider allowing users to resize game tiles.
- Moved the Download, Install, and Play buttons into game-specific mouseover windows.
- Changed the Mark as Favorite button to a star icon.
- Added new sorting options to the My Games tab.
- Added a refresh button to the My Games tab.
- Moved the Friends List into a standalone window.
- Added the ability to hide the Friends List.
- Added a button to the navigation bar that shows the Friends List if it’s hidden.
- Added new navigation options to the Origin system tray menu.
- Configured the Order History page to display both web and client purchases.
- Added new title bars to a number of windows.
- Improved overall performance of the Origin client.
- Fixed an issue that was keeping some users from being able to patch properly.
- Fixed an issue that was blocking FIFA 12 invites from being sent for some users.
- Additional miscellaneous bug fixes.