EA adds new features to their Origin game client

EA adds new features to their Origin game client

EA adds new features to their Origin game client

EA adds new features to their Origin game client

 
In many ways, EA's Origin client is behind the times, previously lacking the option to sent in-game invites to those that are currently playing other games and lacking any form of download speed limit.
 
While these options may not seem like a big deal to some, they are certainly options that will affect a lot of PC gamers, especially those who have limited internet connectivity/speed options.  


This update will also add an in-game FPS counter to Origin games, eliminating the need for tools like MSI Afterburner or FRAPs to measure your in-game framerate, though sadly there are no other options available to measure other in-game statistics.   

 

 

The video above will show users how to limit Origin's download speeds, with options between unlimited, 500MB/s and 48KB/s. The video below will also show you have to use Origin's new Cross-game party invites. 

These new options will only be available in Origin's latest Client beta, which can be downloaded using the following method. 

1. Enable the Origin Beta via Origin → Application Settings → Participate in Origin client betas. Make sure your friends also enabled the beta.
2. Receive a game invite from a friend, and click or press Y or N to accept or decline.
3. Once an invite has been accepted, Origin starts a countdown, giving you another chance to decline before Origin closes your current game.
4. Once the timer is finished, Origin will launch the new game to party up with your friend.


 

You can join the discussion on EA's Origin Game Client on the OC3D Forums

 

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20-06-2017, 04:58:46

NeverBackDown
You'd think they would have these basic things already since they own one of the most popular FPS franchises. In game invites is a no brainerQuote
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