Connect with top gaming leaders in Los Angeles at GamesBeat Summit 2023 this May 22-23. Register here.

You can now get an instant library of Electronic Arts games at half the price.

A membership to EA’s Origin Access program now goes for $30 per year, the publisher revealed today. Prior to the introduction of the new annual pricing tier, Origin Access had a $5 monthly option only. So now, instead of paying $60 over the course of a year, you only have to pay half that for the same content. EA is also introducing a seven-day trial for Origin Access for people who want to see what it is like.

Origin Access is a subscription service where the company’s customers can download and play games like Star Wars: Battlefront, Titanfall, and Mass Effect without having to pay for them individually. EA regularly adds new games to Access, and this likely encourages many people to maintain that subscription. Origin Access also gives players early limited-time trial versions of new EA games. Something like Battlefield 1 debuted five days before its official release date on Origin Access.

In addition to the new pricing option, EA also revealed that it is adding three new games to its Vault, which is what it calls its Access library. Aragami, Furi, and The Saboteur are now all on the service. Aragami is a stealth action game. Furi is stylistic boss brawler. And The Saboteur is a World War II action-adventure about an Irishman resisting the occupying Nazi forces in France.


GamesBeat Summit 2023

Join the GamesBeat community for our virtual day and on-demand content! You’ll hear from the brightest minds within the gaming industry to share their updates on the latest developments.

Register Here

Origin Access is, of course, the PC version of the EA Access service on Xbox One. EA Access has always had the $30 annual and $5 monthly pricing tiers. EA has still not said anything about EA Access coming to PlayStation 4.

GamesBeat's creed when covering the game industry is "where passion meets business." What does this mean? We want to tell you how the news matters to you -- not just as a decision-maker at a game studio, but also as a fan of games. Whether you read our articles, listen to our podcasts, or watch our videos, GamesBeat will help you learn about the industry and enjoy engaging with it. Discover our Briefings.