Delivering more choice, more great content and more places for gamers to play their favorite games, Electronic Arts Inc. has announced that popular PC digital download titles from Ubisoft including Assassin’s Creed® III, Far Cry® 3 and Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell® Conviction are coming to Origin™. Ubisoft titles are available for purchase and download to PC gamers on Origin starting today in North America, with Europe and Asia availability beginning on February 22.
“The heart of any valuable gaming service is delivering all the great content that players want, and the addition of Ubisoft’s top PC titles on Origin, as well as EA’s titles to Uplay, is a big win for all of our players,” said Michael Blank, Vice President of Production for Origin at EA. “Today, Origin is reaching more players than ever before, and these exciting additions from Ubisoft show how committed we are to continually expanding the roster of hit games available and ready for download on Origin.”
In addition, for the first time EA is bringing top PC downloadable titles to the Uplay shop, Ubisoft’s digital distribution service. Dead Space™ 3, FIFA Soccer 13, Need for Speed™ Most Wanted, Mass Effect™ 3 and The Sims™ 3 are among the first EA games now available worldwide on the Uplay shop.
“Making our biggest franchises like Assassin’s Creed and Far Cry available on Origin is a great way of exposing even more PC gamers to these great titles and giving them another choice in where and how they buy their games,” said Chris Early, Vice President of Digital Publishing at Ubisoft. “Also, by adding excellent titles from EA to the Uplay shop, we’re taking another important step in making Uplay the most rewarding set of services available to our customers.”
Today, Origin has nearly 40 million users across PC, Mac® and iOS platforms. Origin for PC offers more than 500 titles from EA and publishing partners around the globe, and is designed to offer a more dynamic and convenient play experience for the gamer. Origin for iOS devices is integrated into more than 50 EA games, offering single ID sign-on across multiple games, cloud saves, friend lists and achievement sharing.