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 new features to My Home. Now you can launch up to 4 recently played games from the top of My Home.
Updated the Origin client embedded browser – expect faster browsing and improved memory usage.
Revamped My Home page for users without any games…yet.
Created new notification options and added a notification center to the main nav menu. You will now receive an alert when you get a gift, when a game you’ve pre-ordered is ready for preload and when a new game has launched. More will be coming in the future.
Fixed an error preventing users from adding items to their Origin wishlist through The Sims official site.
Fixed a bug that stopped Ctrl+Alt+numeral commands from switching chat tabs.
Fixed an error that stopped visual and audio notifications from working when a game finished downloading. Now you’ll always know when it’s time to play.
Fixed an issue that stopped videos on product pages from playing on first click for some users.
Improved error messaging when a user goes offline during checkout in the Origin store.