According to Brown, the Origin client has been installed by 3.9 million users. A full-on replacement for the EA Store, Origin serves as a hub and infrastructure for downloading and playing PC games, as well as ordering boxed products for other platforms. Though it currently only offers games published by EA, Brown reaffirmed the company’s intent to begin selling other third-party software through the service.

I can only see this number getting bigger and bigger.  I suppose I am in the minority when I say I don’t want EA to have their own digital distribution system….I’m perfectly fine with Steam.  They just don’t have a good track record of you know, having software that works like it should and of course, doesn’t invade on your personal privacy (I’m not even going to bother to rant about that…)

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