News tagged: Origin
Origin Evo15-S gaming laptop was unveiled last year, but due to release of new Intel processors and NVIDIA graphics cards, the company has decided to launch a new, updated version. Due to internal updates, the Origin's new gaming notebook is also slightly bigger.
It is very easy to find a good notebook for $500, but if you want better performance, especially while gaming, be prepared to pay up to $1,000, or even more, depending on your needs. Origin has today announced a new laptop aimed at budget-oriented gamers.
Mass Effect: Andromeda's spec requirements on PC have been revealed. Origin published the minimum and recommended specs for the game before its release in March. At the lowest end, the game calls for a 2 GB GTX 660 or Radeon 7850, along with an i5-3570 or FX-6350.
If you haven't purchased Titanfall 2 yet and aren't quite sure if it's worthwhile, you can check out the game's multiplayer for free this week. Respawn Entertainment and EA are opening up the multiplayer mode on November 30 for EA/Origin Access members.
Thanks to new energy efficient NVIDIA Pascal GPUs, gaming laptops have never been thinner. Origin PC has unveiled a new version of its EVO15-S laptop that's slimmer and lighter than its predecessor, but more importantly it packs much more graphics power.
Details about Battlefield 1's first DLC pack and the game's Premium Pass have been released. The Premium Pass comes with four expansions, early access to new multiplayer maps, and various items like weapons and skins. It'll cost $50, according to a page on Origin.
Eight more PC games will be added to the Origin Access vault by the end of the summer. The service, which is the PC version of EA Access, will have a total of 37 games once these additions are made. Origin Access launched in January of this year for $5 per month.
In celebration of Star Wars day (May 4), Star Wars Battlefront will be playable for free on PC. Electronic Arts is offering a free trial of the game on that day, during which you'll be able to play it for up to 4 hours. The trial doesn't include Battlefront's DLC content.
Titanfall for PC can now be played for free if you're signed up for Origin Access. The EA-run program costs $5/month and gives you access to a number of downloadable games. With the addition of Titanfall, Access' "Vault" now includes 17 Electronic Arts games.
Do you want to give Dragon Age Inquisition a spin for free? Origin is offering a free download of Dragon Age Inquisition trial, which grants gamers unlimited free multiplayer. The best part about the trial is that it also includes 6 hours of single player campaign gameplay.
EA has officially kicked-off New Years sale on Origin Store. Various PC games are now being sold at hefty discounts. The recently released (and exceedingly well received) Dragon Age: Inquisition is selling for only $39.99. FIFA 15 is also selling at the same price.
As part of On the House, SimCity 2000 Special Edition has been made available on Origin for free. The game includes the SimCity Urban Renewal Kit as well as other in-game content like movies and cities. The game had been available on Origin for $6, but now people
The Origin sale for Black Friday has begun two days ahead of the actual Black Friday, and with the sale comes discounts for 250 PC games. All of the games offered at a discounted price are available for far less than usual, and some games are 75 percent off.
For reasons unknown, Ubisoft has pulled Assassin's Creed: Unity and Far Cry 4 from Steam. Previously, the aforementioned games and The Crew had been pulled from Steam UK, but Ubisoft has since gone ahead and pulled their upcoming cross-platform titles from all regions.
Bejeweled 3 has been added to Origin On the House, the program that Origin has been running to give away free copies of certain games. As long as you pick up the game before October 28, Origin lets you keep the game indefinitely. Bejeweled 3 can be downloaded
Wing Commander 3: Heart of the Tiger, one of the most beloved games to be released in the mid-90's, can now be yours for free – if you're quick. Logging into Origin before September 2 will award you permanent, free access to the classic space shooter. The game
Origin is running a limited time offer in which, if you download and install Battlefield 4 before August 14, you get to play the game for free for an entire week. Battlefield 4 is being offered for free on a time trial basis under the company's Game Time program.
Electronic Arts and Maxis have announced that The Sims3 Roaring Heights, a recently released world that is currently available on The Sims 3 Store, will be coming to Origin.com and retailers in the UK for Windows PC and Mac next month on February 7th, 2014.
The first public beta of Battlefield 4 just went live, letting Origin users at large experience online multiplayer gameplay of the season's most hotly anticipated game. The 5-odd GB Origin download lets play levolution map Siege of Shanghai in three modes.
Giving to charity seems to be very popular among gamers, especially when you can get a bunch of games for mere pocket change. As of this writing Origin and Electronic Art's Humble Origin Bundle has raked in over $8.5 million for charity with still over 5 days left.