EA Digital Download Platform Expands To Reach Millions of Mac Gamers Worldwide
Origin for Mac delivers many of the same Origin features that have defined the experience for PC users, including cloud storage to save and continue games, social connectivity via friends lists, and more.
But Origin for Mac will offer additional value to gamers who play on both PC and Mac devices: dual-platform play for select EA titles. With dual-platform play, gamers will buy a game once and be able to download it for both PC and Mac (if the game is available for both platforms). After purchasing the game via Origin on one platform, as soon as a player logs into their other device, the game will appear ready for download in the Origin "My Games" tab.
"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," said
Origin for Mac launches with a catalogue of hit titles from EA and
publishing partners available for immediate purchase and download,
including Dragon Age™ 2, Batman: Arkham City, LEGO Harry Potter
and The Sims™ 3. In a special launch offer and to celebrate more
than a decade of The Sims, players can enjoy huge savings across The
Sims 3 franchise on Origin. The Sims anniversary sale gives
players a chance to download The Sims 3 base game, plus numerous
expansion and stuff packs via the new Origin for Mac application for as
For the best experience, Origin for Mac users should be running OS X 10.6.8 or newer with an Intel Core 2 Duo processor or better.
Today, Origin has nearly 40 million users across PC and iOS platforms. Origin for PC offers more than 500 titles from EA and publishing partners around the globe, and is designed to offer a more dynamic and convenient play experience for the gamer. Origin for iOS devices is integrated into more than 50 EA games, offering single ID sign-on across multiple games, cloud saves, friends lists and achievement sharing. For more information, or to download today, please visit www.origin.com. For the very latest news and offers from Origin, follow @OriginInsider on Twitter® or head to www.facebook.com/OriginInsider.
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