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Ultimate Origin Soccer Experience Sweepstakes

Do you love soccer? Have you always wanted to see a live event? This is your chance to experience the Beautiful Game in person as we’re giving away 10 pairs of tickets to select Major League Soccer games. Here’s how it’ll work.


The Player Appreciation Sale is On

We love that you love video games. Everyone should have great games at great prices. So to thank you for your love of video games—without which we wouldn’t exist—over 200 games have been marked down in price, up to 70% off.



New Update to Origin Client

Today we’re rolling out a new update to Origin that improves your ability to customize your experience. If you’re already opted-in to our beta updates, you’ll be prompted to update to Version 9.4 later today when you sign in. The rest of the Origin community will see the updated software in the coming weeks. Curious about all the new features? Opting-in to our beta program is quick and easy.



Holiday Shipping Deadlines

The holidays are upon us once again, so you may be thinking about gift-giving. If you already have your presents bought and wrapped, good for you: You’re ahead of the curve. But if you have friends and family living in distant places, you’ll need to start planning your shipping options.


Battlefield 4 Pre-loading has Begun!

If you've already pre-ordered Battlefield 4 on PC through Origin, you'll be able to get a jump start by pre-loading ahead of the release time. The pre-load and launch windows are different based on the territory you're in, so check here to see when you can download ahead of launch … and when you can play!


Top 10 Ways to Prepare for the Battlefield 4 Beta on Origin

Oct. 1 update: In order to properly install the Battlefield 4 Beta, it’s necessary to first have the latest drivers installed on your PC. If you have an outdated driver, you’ll see a window during installation with a link to the driver that needs an update.

The Battlefield 4 Exclusive Beta arrives on PC Oct. 1 with next-gen graphics and the next level of unrivaled destruction that defines the franchise.

To make sure you’re battle-ready, we’ve compiled a checklist of steps you should take to hit the ground running when the Battlefield 4 Beta launches.

Okay, are you ready? Let’s do this …