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Origin Deal Alert: Black Friday

“Black Friday” used to mean standing in line all night at your local retailer, and then getting caught up in a literal stampede of people hoarding multiple deeply-discounted microwaves. We won’t subject you to the retail doorbuster experience—our Black Friday sale will begin online right at 9pm PT on Thursday, November 22, 2012.

We’re offering some of the biggest discounts of the season on our most popular PC and console titles including Battlefield 3, Darksiders II, and The Sims 3 Supernatural. To start, for our U.S. players we’ve lined up a 50% discount on some of the latest and greatest releases like Need for Speed Most Wanted and FIFA Soccer 13. Select games from our publishing partners—such as Saints Row: The Third, and Batman Arkham City: Game of the Year Edition—will also be half off, and to top it off, many EA catalog titles (including classics like Dead Space 2 and Mirror’s Edge) can be had for up to 70% off.

For our friends in Europe, we’re bringing over a “Black Friday Weekend” to share the experience.  Gamers across the UK, Germany, Russia, Poland and France will have offers from 20-40% off the latest releases (Need for Speed: Most Wanted, The Mass Effect Trilogy, and more), as well as 50-70% off the Origin catalog. We’re even bringing Black Friday to Korea and Australia, where those gamers can enjoy up to 50% off top titles.

Thanksgiving may be a U.S. holiday, but we’re bringing the sales to Origin users all around the globe.  Don’t miss out – grab a few new games to play as the holiday season begins (and before the sale ends at 12am PT on Saturday, November 24, 2012)!