I’m sure many of you are familiar with EA’s Origin client. Well it turns out that the client is actively spying on you by file snooping. This whole investigation started on Reddit and it seems to be all but true for the most part, but the big issue is, is what EA is doing is legal?
It looks like Electronic Arts has made Battlefield 3 free on the Origin store, yes FREE! The game was one of the biggest games through 2011 – 2012 until it was replaced with Battlefield 4, which came out in October of 2013. The game will be made available free under EA’s “On the House” program where they give away titles for free for a short period of time.
Origin is much like Steam, it is made to be a one stop shop for games. That is if you have a PC. You are able to purchase games and launch them through the Origin platform. Origin is finally opening the platform up to Mac users, well only a few thousand U.S. and U.K. users to start. Right now Origin for Mac is in Alpha and is far from complete.
Miami, FL – September 7, 2010 – ORIGIN PC is proud to unveil The Big O, their latest creation designed for dominance and destined to make high performance computing enthusiasts and gamers to drool uncontrollably. The Big O fuses the capabilities of the fastest computing hardware on the market, ORIGIN’s expert overclocking, and a built in Xbox 360 to create the ultimate gaming weapon.
The Big O is featured in CPU Magazine’s annual Dream Machine review roundup, an epic competition between system builders. “If you want the ultimate PC, the Big O is it” said CPU Magazine. “By integrating an Xbox 360, the Big O offers everything and the kitchen sink.”
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