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An online gaming, digital distribution, social and DRM platform by publisher EA. This tag should be used for questions about Origin's features, including but not limited to the digital distribution of games, the desktop PC client, in-game overlay, social features and account management and settings.

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Download multiple languages faster

I want to be able to switch between three languages for one game but Origin downloads files just for currently selected language. So after each update I go to Game Properties > Advanced launch options ...
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Sims 2 Ultimate Collection on Origin locked at 800x600

I have tried using the Sims 2/SC4 graphics rules maker tool as well as manual editing to fix this, but neither method worked. Is The Sims 2 Ultimate Collection\Fun with Pets\SP9 not the correct ...
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What non-grindable items does battfield 1 revolution edition have?

I've already got the expansion packs of battlefield 1 in my library from giveaways, but I don't have the base game. My question is which one should I buy, the standard edition or the revolution ...
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Problem with activating Spore (four options with languages that are not English)

I bought Spore (yeah, old game don't judge me) from a 3rd party store. When I entered the key code to Origin it gave me four options, three are an Asian language, and one is probably Hebrew. There ...
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Season Pass from Origin for a Ubisoft Game

I have Assassin's Creed III linked to my Uplay account. I want season pass for the game. The season pass in Uplay is bit expensive when compared to Origin. So is it possible to buy the season pass ...
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how can I play a game that isn't in the origin store?

I bought FIFA 12 two years ago on Amazon, as a disc. When I installed it, it went through Origin, and now I play the game with Origin. Now I want to get FIFA 13 or 14, and they don't show up on the ...
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EA Origin offline mode time tracking

So I'm on pc and I was wondering if Origin tracks your time played if you start a game in offline mode?
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Purchasing Sims 3 expansions on Steam without owning Sims 3 base game on steam

Currently, I have purchased all of my Sims 3 expansions on a disc. However, due to moving several times, I have lost some of the games in the unpacked stuff in the garage. Through the magic of game ...
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EA Origin Points use for dlc purchase

I used some of my Origin points to buy dlc for either ME2 or ME3, but for some odd reason, it's not letting me do it anymore. Did they disable or discontinue that feature?
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Can I take my XP and FCC from FIFA 15 to FIFA 17?

I've played a lot of FIFA 15 on PC and still sometimes do so, and I have a pretty high level. That level was taken over from FIFA 14, and so was the currency called FCC. That made it possible to buy a ...
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Find uplay, Origin, Battle.net game ID

Through this forum I found out that you can make uplay start a game with the following command. "C:\Program Files (x86)\Ubisoft\Ubisoft Game Launcher\Uplay.exe" "uplay://launch/410/0" This specific ...
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How to check if my Battlefield 4 trial started and how much time is left?

On http://battlelog.battlefield.com/bf4/ it says "Your Origin Game Time BF4 trial will begin when you join a game" but on bottom of page "TheChilliPL has started a trial period of Battlefield 4" - did ...
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How do I play the Euro 12 expansion in FIFA '12?

I bought the Euro 2012 expansion pack for FIFA 12 in the Origin store, and I can't figure out how to play it. I went into the "UEFA Euro 2012" menu option, but all I got was a screen saying "Purchase ...
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Why don't my settings and single player progress get saved?

I hoped this would be fixed soon. Unfortunately I still got this problem: Sometimes when I start Battlefield 1 from Origin it runs right into the first-launch-setting-screen. There where you can set ...
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FIFA 17 Activation Key Procedure

So my friend bought FIFA 17 through his credit card on Origin and has high internet speeds and hence downloaded the game pretty quickly. What I thought would help me ( average internet connection, ...
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Download legit copy of Fifa 16 without activation key

I purchased a Fifa 16 key from an online seller, but haven't got a copy of Fifa 16. Is there any way to download Fifa 16 from origin without paying for the key, again?
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Cannot get Steam Controller to work with FIFA16 (Origin)

I recently bought a Steam Controller and it works very well with all the Steam games and features. Some days ago I bought FIFA16 and, as you probably know, it is an EA game accessible only by Origin. ...
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How do I purchase a game on Origin?

I would like to know how to purchase a game from origin, once i add it to the cart, i get lost from there, I don't know the procedure after that. I saved my credit card and my Paypal account both on ...
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Using Origin with proxy server [closed]

I am trying to use origin in my university, but the problem is all the traffic through university's wifi is directed through a proxy server which requires my username and password. There is no such ...
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Mass Effect 2/3 Download issue on Origin at 100%

A few days ago, I picked up the Mass Effect trilogy on origin for like $10, and just yesterday I finished ME1. I've tried to download ME2 several times now, and ME3 once as well, but both downloads ...
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Why doesn't Origin detect all backed up files?

I downloaded Battlefield 3 with all the expansions to my laptop from a friend's house (he has internet speeds of 300mb). When I got home I wanted to copy the files to my desktop PC, and just replace ...
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EA origin on the house games should be downloaded or just added to account?

Ea origin offers a free game every month and from what I hear you get to keep the game forever. My questions are: In order to have the game, you need to install it or just add it to your account? ...
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Sims 3 isn't working

My friend was playing The Sims 3 just fine, but I downloaded Origin on her computer, and now The Sims 3 and its expansions will not work. We would click on the logo, and the game would try to start, ...
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Transferring via Origin: 'Star Wars Battlefront'. Can I resell? [duplicate]

I'm a mac user and tried to install the new star wars battlefront, which is Windows only. I purchased the for PC 'download only' disc from EA, which includes only a code for installation. I ...
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Can I get my Origin profile link?

I'm forming a list of links of where people can add me on, I was able to obtain tens of profile links, but I wasn't able to get a link for my origin. Is there way I can link people to my origin ...
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Can DLCs be shared between accounts on Origin?

Two computers, two Origin accounts each has Battlefield 4 bought. But only I have a few DLCs(I do not have Premium nor does the other account). Can DLCs be shared e.g the account that has no DLC can ...
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How do I purchase DLC for Bioware games? Through Origin or Bioware?

I am fairly new to using Origin. I was planning on purchasing the following games: Mass Effect trilogy Mass Effect 3 digital deluxe upgrade edition Dragon Age Ultimate Dragon Age 2. I know not all ...
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Is there any way to get notifications for 'On the House' games?

EA's Origin occasionally offers certain games completely free as part of their 'On the House' promotion. As they've offered a few pretty good games in the past, I'd like some way to get notified when ...
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DirectX setup Internal Error when installing Battlefield 4

When trying to install BF 4 on my Windows 7 machine I got the following message after a few seconds: There is no percentage showing, and then, origin get stuck on this: The only way to close ...
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Is it possible to extend your Origin gametime?

Is there a way to get more "gametime" on a specific game in Origin after it runs out? Or a way to extend one's "gametime" before running out?
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How to disable Origin's “compatibility mode” warning?

I am running Origin with "disabled desktop composition", it allows me to see second monitor when I play Battlefield 4 (I can't set this option on x64 executable). But when Origin starts it shows popup:...
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Command and Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath does not start

I want to play C&C:KW but the game simply does not start. I have read a couple of forums and it seems there are a lot of problems with the game on windows 8. My Specifications: Window 8.1 ...
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Can I prevent Mass Effect 3 (PC) from attempting to connect to EA's servers when the game starts?

Console versions of Mass Effect 3 have an option (Extras --> Settings --> Online) to disable the connection to EA servers. Is there a way I can do this on my Windows 8.1 PC? I already have the game ...
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Do any other Origin games ignore reconfiguring WIndows to put the Documents folder elsewhere?

Note, this topic was made from reconfiguring the default save location in the Documents library of Windows 7. Not from moving the Documents folder from within the properties window. I reconfigured ...
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What are the consequences of revoking a credit card charge made to Origin? [closed]

I have an issue with a purchase I've made via Origin, and after contacting support I feel I'm going to need to raise this as a dispute with my credit card company as my issue is still unresolved. This ...
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Will buying Origin keys from third-party resellers go though Origin age restrictions?

I want to buy Battlefield 4 Premium while it is on sale, but because of me being a complete tool, I put my actual age in. I bought the digital deluxe version on disc, and I just want the premium ...
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How to run 32-bit .exe of Battlefield 4 on 64-bit machine?

Okay, I have 64-bit Windows installed in my PC. I would like to run the 32-bit version bf4_x86.exe of this game as I have found that 32-bit version has much better performance. I am facing stuttering ...
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Does a copy Dragon Age: Inquisition bought and activated elsewhere work in India?

Dragon Age: Inquisition is not sold in India, for conformance with 'local content laws'. Fallout 3 was in a similar situation, and getting a friend in the US to buy and gift it to me worked with Steam'...
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EA origin Game download problem

I bought Titanfall a couple of days ago. I am presently downloading the game. However, after every 5 or 6 hours or so, 3 - 4 Gb of downloaded data automatically vanishes. For example, I had downloaded ...
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This will be a duplicate post but i need an infinitive answer. Buying from the US origin store from the UK [duplicate]

Origin are having a sale on at the moment and alot of their games are good value for money.The games in question are the same price across both the UK and US which makes it cheaper to buy in the ...
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Game Availability through Digital Distribution vs. DVD Content

I prefer to have the games I purchase available for local installation from a DVD, so I can continue playing once the zombies run rampant and I figure out the whole food/clothing/shelter/electricity ...
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Can I sell my activated origin game?

I bought Dragon Age Inquisition, I have all the disks, the problem is that my computer isn't powerful enough for it and so it lags a lot. I've done all I could, but the only way I can play normally is ...
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Is it possible to download FIFA 14 any number of times from Origin store

I want to purchase FIFA 14 for PC from Origin store. I found that it shows PC DOWNLOAD though i purchase the game. Is it one time download or Is it possible to download the game any number of times ...
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Do I need uplay in order to play Ubisoft games bought on Origin? [duplicate]

When I buy for example Far Cry 4 via Origin, will I need uplay AND Origin to start in order to play it? Or do you just need Origin OR uplay (which one)? Was wondering.
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Finding Games folder?

So I want to add my Dragon Age: Origins game to my Steam Library. However, when I open up the "Add a Game" explorer window for adding a non-steam game, I cannot for the life of me find DA:O! The only ...
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How do you shut down games in Origin?

I just recently installed Sims 3 a month ago but it won't let me on. when I click on my Sims3 window it loads for a while and sometimes nothing comes up but other times there is a sign from Origin ...
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Are there any command-line arguments for Origin?

Note: If this belongs better on SuperUser, StackOverflow, or some other exchange, please tell me and I'll move it. I'm trying to control Origin via command line (mainly to launch specific games). ...
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Origin doesn't load the game!

I already own a few Sims 3 expansion packs, and I recently purchased Sims 3: Supernatural. It went on without problems, and I clicked the Launcher to play it, but the Launcher wouldn't load at all. ...
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Changing Origin Id & Battlefield

If you change your origin Id, does your battlefield profile,level,guns etc remain intact?
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Origin games on Amazon PC Download service

If I buy an Origin activated game on Amazon's PC Download (i.e. not key from „PC Instant Access”), what would I actually get? According to generic Amazon's page describing „Games Library”, I would ...