Posted on Friday, October 28th, 2011 at 9:00 AM by Guest
EA announced today that Origin, their direct-to-consumer gaming platform, will soon offer some of the top PC game titles from publishers Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, THQ and Capcom Entertainment, Inc.
Beginning this November, Origin will feature all the top new releases including Batman: Arkham City, Saints Row: The Third and more, ready for purchase and download by PC gamers. Other additional titles from each publisher will be offered on Origin in the coming months, adding to the already extensive library of more than 100 EA PC games available, and giving PC gamers even more choice for the latest and greatest gaming content on the Origin system.
“Since launch, we’ve had overwhelming support from both publishers and developers across the gaming industry, recognizing Origin as an opportunity to deliver more of their great content straight to consumers across the globe,” said David DeMartini, senior vice president of Origin at EA. “We’re excited to welcome Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, THQ and Capcom as the first publishers to offer their games via Origin.”
More information about individual titles and release dates will be available soon on the Origin website.
“We are very pleased to partner with EA and have Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment’s key PC titles available on Origin,” said Greg Ballard, senior vice president, Digital Games, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. “In growing our digital offerings for consumers we want to give fans increased access to critically acclaimed titles such as Batman: Arkham City.”
Origin has more than six million registered users and offers digital downloads of some of the biggest games of 2011. In addition to providing fast and safe game downloads and social connectivity to your gaming friends, new features recently added to Origin include live streaming demos, free-to-play games and a beta cloud storage feature where users can save games and gameplay achievements online and access them from multiple PC gaming systems.
Batman Arkham City is already out but Saints Row: The Third will be out November 15, and another new mini-trailer has been released in the past few hours.
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