Electronic Arts Unveils Origin For Mac

Electronic Arts has officially launched Origin for Mac, a new game service which allows users to fast and safe game downloads. This came remarkably fast, as just two weeks ago Origin for Mac was still in alpha stage. With about 40 million users, new game service for Mac will offer the same features that PC users have, like included cloud storage to save and continue games, social connectivity via friends list.

However, there is one new exclusive feature. This could be particularly useful for users who play on both PC and Mac machines. If you buy selected EA games, which are available on both platforms, you just have to buy a tittle once. This means that the game will appear in your library, regardless of your platform.

Along with the launch of Origin for Mac, The Sims anniversary is here which gives you a chance to get the game for as little as $10. Not only a game is included in the deal. Users get numerous expansions and stuff packs via the new Origin for Mac and better hurry as the offer is available only for a limited time.

Origin For Mac Is Here!

Today I'm proud to announce the official launch of Origin for Mac. Our vision with Origin is to connect your gaming universe online, and today we're taking a major step in expanding our service to reach Mac-based gamers worldwide. Now Mac gamers can enjoy many of the same features that have defined Origin for PC users: including cloud storage to saved and continue games, social connectivity via friends list, and more.

One new feature will be of particular interest for gamers who play on both PC and Mac machines: dual-platform play. For select EA games (that are available on both PC and Mac), you can buy a title once on Origin, and when you log into Origin on either Mac or PC, that same game will appear in your newly unified (Mac/PC) My Games library.

The Mac catalog includes titles from both EA and its publishing partners (such as Warner Brothers and Sega), including smash hit titles like Dragon Age 2, Batman: Arkham City GOTY Edition, LEGO Harry Potter, and The Sims 3. As a special launch offer, we're also having a Simtastic 13th Anniversary Sale, where you can download The Sims 3 base game and expansion packs on Origin for Mac for as little as $10—this sale is only running for a limited time, so act fast.

In delivering great game content, connecting the Origin service across PC, Mac and iOS devices, and offering great value to gamers with dual-platform play on select EA titles, Origin is making it easier than ever before for gamers to connect and play anytime, anywhere. You can download Origin for Mac today at www.origin.com/download.

Mike Blank,

Vice President, Production, Design, and Engineering, Origin