Origin client adding Twitch livestreaming
Origin has done little to distinguish itself from other digital distributors, beyond hosting fewer sales and being required for newer EA games, but it's finally getting a feature the competition hasn't had for yonks. A coming patch will bring built-in livestreaming through T...READ MORE >
Battlefield 1942 free on Origin to celebrate 10 year anniversary
Electronic Arts has made classic FPS Battlefield 1942 free as a "thank you" to Battlefield fans.READ MORE >
Origin boss: Steam sales 'cheapen intellectual property'
The head of EA's digital distribution platform Origin has spoken against offering big discounts, as Steam does, because it "cheapens your intellectual property."READ MORE >
Origin offers free 90-day distribution for crowd-funded games
Origin is offering to waive the first 90 days of distribution fees for any crowd-funded project, EA announced today.READ MORE >
EA Origin to expand social features, reach 'other platforms'
EA shed some more light on its multi-platform strategy during its Q3 financial conference call for fiscal year 2012, including improvements for digital service EA Origin.READ MORE >
EA Origin has 9.3 million users, generates $100 million in revenue
Whether you like it or not, EA's Origin client is not going away any time soon. Launched as a director competitor to Steam, EA's PC storefront has gained significant momentum since its debut.READ MORE >
Mass Effect 3 PC requires Origin, unavailable on Steam
Just in case you were wondering, Electronic Arts and Steam haven't made up yet. Mass Effect 3 is an EA game, and therefore will require Origin on PC, and will not be available for sale on Steam.READ MORE >