EA Launches “Origin Access” Subscription Service, Includes The Sims


Electronic Arts has launched “Origin Access”, a PC subscription service that offers discounts and a slew of games for a monthly fee of $4.99. This subscription service follows the footsteps of EA’s “EA Access” for XBox, however is exclusively available for PC.

“Origin Access” includes a 10% discount on all digital EA content through Origin, and is already pre-loaded with 15 games via “The Vault”. The Sims 3 Starter Pack is included in this service, among numerous games available with this subscription.

According to The Sims 4 product pages, purchasing this membership will grant 10% off the games. No word yet if players will have early access to future Sims 4 games or if the game will ever be available via The Vault. Origin promises to add more games over time.

Origin Access FAQ


At EA, we’re passionate about giving our players more variety, more flexibility, more value, and more fun. Today we’re thrilled to announce a new membership service for PC gamers on Origin called Origin Access. It’s available now in the U.S., Canada, UK and Germany and coming to more countries soon.
Origin Access brings players endless gaming with a growing collection of great PC games for just $4.99 a month.
This new service launches with 15 great games, including Battlefield 4™, Dragon Age™: Inquisition, The Sims™ 3, and This War of Min wit more titles from EA and independent developers added over time. The complete list of titles currently avalable in The Vault can be found at http://goo.gl/mw1ERX.
Origin Access members will be able to:

·         Play More – Explore The Vault where members can download and play full versions of more than a dozen great PC games

·         Play First –Play EA’s PC games for a limited time before they’re released. All your stats and progress carry over if you decide to buy the game

·         Play for Less – Save 10% on your Origin purchases – from full games and DLC to content packs and more
Origin Access was created to deliver incredible PC gaming experiences at an incredible value while making it easier for you to discover and play great PC games. We hope you’ll give it a try by signing up at http://goo.gl/A3KLOM.