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EA Origin Version 9.0 Released

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Posted on August 10, 2012 AT 03:29am

EA has released version 9.0 of their PC platform Origin worldwide, which the publisher describes as a landmark update for the service.

The update brings a brand new look and improved functionality to the platform, you can check out the full patch notes below:

  • Updated the look and feel of the My Games tab.
  • Updated game tiles with high resolution box art.
  • Added a slider allowing users to resize game tiles.
  • Moved the Download, Install, and Play buttons into game-specific mouseover windows.
  • Changed the Mark as Favorite button to a star icon.
  • Added new sorting options to the My Games tab.
  • Added a refresh button to the My Games tab.
  • Moved the Friends List into a standalone window.
  • Added the ability to hide the Friends List.
  • Added a button to the navigation bar that shows the Friends List if it’s hidden.
  • Added new navigation options to the Origin system tray menu.
  • Configured the Order History page to display both web and client purchases.
  • Added new title bars to a number of windows.
  • Improved overall performance of the Origin client.
  • Fixed an issue that was keeping some users from being able to patch properly.
  • Fixed an issue that was blocking FIFA 12 invites from being sent for some users.
  • Additional miscellaneous bug fixes.
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