Origin now available for Mac

Friday, 8 February 2013 14:35 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

EA has announced Origin is now available for Mac users, an supports many of the features available for PC users along with dual-platform capabilities on select titles. Certain purchases will give you a copy of both versions.

“Our vision with Origin is to connect your gaming universe online, and today we’re taking a major step in expanding our service to reach Mac-based gamers worldwide,” said Michael Blank, VP of production for Origin at EA. “In delivering great game content, connecting the Origin service across PC, Mac and iOS devices, and offering great value to gamers with dual-platform play on select EA titles, Origin is making it easier than ever before for gamers to connect and play anytime, anywhere.”

Origin for Mac launches with a catalog of titles including Dragon Age 2, Batman: Arkham City, LEGO Harry Potter and The Sims 3.

“For the best experience,” Origin for Mac users should be running OS X 10.6.8 or newer with an Intel Core 2 Duo processor or better.

Origin has nearly 40 million users across PC and iOS platforms with over 500 titles from EA and publishing partners. Origin for iOS devices is integrated into more than 50 EA games.