Origin is an online gaming/distribution platform developed by Electronic Arts that allows users to purchase games for PC and mobile platforms and download them with the Origin client. Prior to 2011, Origin was known as EA Download Manager, EA Downloader and EA Link).

General Information

  • Released: June 3, 2011 (PC), February 8, 2013 (Mac)
  • Features:
    • Online Store (Digital distribution)
    • Account and Digital Rights Management (DRM)
    • In-game overlay
    • Friends Lists
    • Group chat
    • Social networking
  • Platforms: , , ,


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