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If you are a gaming enthusiast, this software will pique your interest. It is what you need in accessing as many games as possible. Origin is a gaming software by Electronic Arts [EA] that allows users to purchase and download games, expansion packs and patches that are suitable for PC and mobile devices. Origin allows the users to surf the net while playing any game of their choice. Origin has a social feature that allows users to create a gaming profile. Users are also able to interact with friends through chats, share a game library, and join in on their friends’ game via the profile. This is especially handy as you can connect with users from all over the world, forging strong allies in the gaming world.

If you are an inexperienced gamer, you are allowed to import your contact list and friends from Facebook, PlayStation Networks, and Xbox Live. This way, you can start out playing with your old gaming buddies before you can start forging new ones. You can also find and add friends using the integrated Search Bar on the main window of this software. Simply type in an Origin ID, a real name, or even the email address of an old friend, in order to search for them. This tool is convenient for all kinds of users as the Origin download and installation procedure are fairly easy. However, to access some of its packages, Origin client is required to allow users to download games, expansion packs, and patches.

You can even make multiple downloads right after a purchase is made without any sanctioning, connectivity delay, or experience any drag in your computer’s performance. This allows users to download and play games at any time. All downloaded games are made available in ‘My games’ section. You can customize this section of the application, adding and removing games as you wish.

While some of its basic features are free for all users, monthly or yearly payment options are made available in order to access all the available games and even more advanced features. 

Users are able to control the setup of their profile via settings. Details such as preferred language, privacy, and notification can be changed through the profile settings too. It supports multiple languages and comes with a file size of 219.96MB (230,648,952 bytes). Meaning that there is a potential for low-end computers to experience drag, due to the large file size.

Key Features of Origin Include:

  • Access to helpful features. Download games, expansion packs, and patches;
  • Straightforward user interface;
  • Easy installation and customization processes;
  • Access to all available games in the premium version;
  • Receive notifications of game updates;
  • Supports multiple languages;
  • Compatible with all Windows versions.


Origin has made download and playing of games quick, easy and fun for the users. You can access all the available games after paying the monthly or yearly subscription charges. In general, the features offered by this tool is well worth it for gaming enthusiasts.

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More info

  • Last Updated: 2019-11-21
  • Developer: Electronic Arts Inc
  • Homepage: www.ea.com
  • Version: 10.5.56
  • File size: 60.83 MB
  • Downloads: 5,356
  • Operating system: Windows 10, Windows 8/8.1, Windows 7
  • Filename: OriginThinSetup.exe
  • MD5 Checksum: a115238fbdaeb558d24a2809d70ed94c