How do I activate my 'Origin' EA game key?


    First Step

    Ensure you have the Origin Windows client installed and you have created and logged into your Origin account

    Games are download via the Origin Client, which you can download while logged into your Origin account from here or by following the process explained below:

    1. Go to
    2. Click the "Download" link in the lower left corner.

    3. Click the appropriate button to download the Origin Client installer for your Windows or Mac PC then use it to install the Origin client onto your Windows or Mac PC.


    4. Once downloaded, run the Origin installer to install the Origin gaming client to your PC.
    5. If you don't already have an Origin account the choose to create an account when you run the gaming client.

    Activating your Origin Key.

      1. Run the Origin game client and log into your Origin account.
      2. Select the Origin Menu, then choose 'Redeem Product Code'


      3. Enter the code into the activation box and click NEXT.


    Downloading and installing a game

    Games are downloaded, installed and launched through the Origin client application:

    1. Launch the Origin client and login if you're not already running it.
    2. Select the "MY Game Library" heading in the left-hand sidebar.


    3. Find the game in the list shown on the right.

    4. To download and install a game, either:
      • Click the downward pointing grey arrow in the bottom left corner of the game tile.
      • Right click the game's tile and select "Download" from the menu that then appear.
      • Click the game's tile and then the "Download" button.

    Origin and region setting may deliver a region key for certain products based on the country you have made your purchase from.

    Please make sure that your region is correctly configured to the appropriate region.

    If you need to change your Origin or region setting, you can do so in the "Regional Settings" section at or by following the process explained below:

    1. Start the Origin client and log into your Origin account
    2. Either select the "Origin, EA Account and Billing..." menu:

    3. Click the "Edit" link in the "Regional Settings" section of the "My Account: About Me" page:

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