Looks like Origin changed their terms of service again, removing your right to sue Origin/EA for the most part.
Today @ 6pm PDT, Mass Effect 2 (US/Canada and PC Digital Download only) will be 70% off ($6) at Origin with a code from EA Insider Deals.
If you were wondering if the removal of EA games Crysis 2 and Alice: The Madness Returns from Steam is any indication that BioWare titles will follow suit, according to EA's response, it's not (necessarily).
EA revises Origin's EULA, there's no more clause about collecting anonymous statistics for marketing purposes.
The EA/Valve rift is still going on, with no indication that any progress has been made in whatever is causing this current corporate catfight. However, with Dragon Age 2's recent removal from the Steam store, a question has arose giving exposure of the market to Bioware's releases. Read More
Origin is not letting up with this summer sale yet. Get 50% off on Mass Effect 1 & 2, and Dragon Age 1 & 2 pc digital downloads with coupon code FIFTYOFF. (Notably, you can get Dragon Age: Origins Ultimate Edition for $15.)
You won't find SWTOR on Steam, D2D, or any other digital download service. Apparently, it will be exclusively sold online via Origin, EA's upcoming digital distribution service for EA games. Physical copies will still be available at the usual retailers though.
As a thank you to Battlefield 3 alpha testers, Origin is running a promotion on preorders that include a free digital download of Mass Effect 2, Dead Space 2, or Medal of Honor. But, the offer is not limited to alpha testers if you use the following link to access the deal. Offer expires today. Read More
Digital distributor Steam removed Dragon Age 2 from its storefront yesterday, and speculation strongly suggests a correlation with the Legacy DLC being released yesterday.
Dragon Age 2, Dragon Age: Origins (including Awakening and Ultimate Edition) and Mass Effect 2 pc digital downloads are 50% off at Origin.
Get a free pack of items and consumables for the Dragon Age Legends Facebook game by checking out this promo at Origin. You will need to have or register (free) for an Origin (aka EA) account in order to complete the transaction. You already have one if you're playing DA:L anyway.
This article clarifies to what extent you would have to use EA's digital distribution platform, Origin to obtain and play SWTOR digitally. In essence, once you have purchased and downloaded the game, you don't need to run Origin at all. You won't need to install or use Origin if you purchased a physical copy either. All updates/patches and login will only involve the game client and SWTOR's servers.