Origin Adds Games From 11 More Publishers
New Titles from Major and Independent Publishers Set to Join the
REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Electronic Arts (EA) Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) announced today that Origin™, EA's
direct-to-consumer gaming platform, will soon feature PC downloadable
games from Trion Worlds, Robot Entertainment and nine other game
publishers. Starting today, Trion's MMORPG Rift™ is the first new
title added to Origin for purchase and download by PC gamers, with many
more titles coming soon.
Additional titles from publishers CD PROJEKT RED, Freebird Games, Recoil
Games, Autumn Games, 1C Company, inXile entertainment, Paradox
Interactive, Core Learning Ltd. and N3V Games will be available on
Origin in the coming months.
"Origin is focused on providing choice to consumers and the games they
play," said Craig Rechenmacher, Vice President of Business Development
and Marketing for Origin at EA. "From blockbuster franchises to
high-quality independent titles, we're bringing the industry's best
content to one place. We're excited to welcome new partners and a
diverse new line-up of titles to Origin today."
More information about individual titles and release dates will be
available on www.origin.com.
"The digital versions of Rift have seen incredible success, and
Origin offers an ideal direct-to-consumer avenue for gamers interested
in experiencing the rich world of Telara," said Jim Butler, Trion's
Senior Director of Global Marketing. "Origin has established itself as a
destination for top titles currently available in the evolving digital
marketplace, so it's definitely a place that Trion wants to be."
Origin offers digital downloads of more than 100 PC titles from EA and
other leading game publishers. In addition to providing fast and safe
game downloads and social connectivity to your gaming friends, Origin
features live streaming demos, free-to-play games and cloud saves to
save games and gameplay achievements online and access them from
multiple PC gaming systems.
For more information about Origin, please visit http://www.origin.com.
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About Electronic Arts
Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:EA) is a global leader in digital interactive
entertainment. The Company's game franchises are offered as both
packaged goods products and online services delivered through
Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and
tablets. EA has more than 100 million registered players and operates in
In fiscal 2011, EA posted GAAP net revenue of $3.6 billion.
Headquartered in Redwood City, California, EA is recognized for
critically acclaimed, high-quality blockbuster franchises such as The
Sims™, Madden NFL, FIFA Soccer, Need for Speed™, Battlefield, and Mass
Effect™. More information about EA is available at http://info.ea.com.
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Source: Electronic Arts Inc.
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