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How To Opt-In To The Beta Versions of the Origin Client

We understand that many of you are power gamers–users who like to live on the bleeding edge of technology and run the latest software. Sound like you? Then you might want to consider opting-in to new beta builds of Origin. We have a lot of new features coming down the pike, and beta opt-in participants get to experience all the new functionality first, as it becomes available, while providing us with critical feedback we use to make sure we’re delivering a service that works for you.

To opt-in to Origin betas, just follow the instructions below:

  1. Open Origin and log into your Origin Account
  2. Select Application Settings from the Origin menu.
  3. Scroll down to Origin Beta Participation and check the box next to "Update to the beta version when available." If it’s already checked, you’re good to go.
  4. Restart the Origin client to begin your update.

After that, you will automatically be updated to beta versions of Origin as we deploy them. If you’re curious about what’s being added in any new beta build, you can get all the details by reading our release notes.