The service right now offers around 50 games for the Mac client and some of those 50 games are awesome. After 18 months of announcement, Electronic Arts finally unleashed its EA origin digital games download service for computers running Apple’s Mac OS X operating system.
The service is right now in Beta version, it allows the users to buy digital copies of games. This service allows a game to be played cross-platform on multiple machines, with all progress and achievements being saved back to the user’s account.
The platform was already available for PC laptops and desktops and iOS devices like the iPhone and iPad. The games like The Sims 3, Dragon Age 2, Batman: Arkham City, and LEGO Harry Potter already available in MacOS version also.
“Origin is going to allow us to get games into hands o our consumers as quickly as we can, to enable our gamers to connect with their friends and to enjoy their gaming experience as quickly and directly as possible” said EA Origin Vice President of Production of Mike Blank.
“Part of the goal of Origin is to provide real value to our gamers. With the key titles from The Sims Franchise and its expansion packs, if you but it once, you can download it again across both platforms”
EA Origin can now be downloaded for free from the EA website and after creating a account on the Origin website you will be able to access any of the content. Users need to running Mac OS X 10.6 or above to use in Mac.