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How to enable Offline Mode

Many great Origin benefits -- including game downloads, cloud saves, online chat – require an Internet connection, but there are times you may find yourself without one. Offline Mode lets you set up your Origin game library so you can play without an online connection. If you’re getting on a plane without Wi-Fi, you’ll still be able to enjoy your games in single player mode.

Naturally, by activating Offline Mode you’ll temporarily be without Origin online benefits and any multiplayer support. But just because you’re without an Internet connection doesn’t mean you should be without your game collection.

To enable Offline Mode:

  1. Log into your EA Account. This step requires a live Internet connection.
  2. Click ‘Go Offline’ in the Origin menu.

Note: If you are already offline, the menu choice will read ‘Go Online’. Clicking this will take you online.