Origin on the Mac: Open Alpha begins today – Includes free game

Origin Mac BannerEA have announced that their Steam rival Origin is now available for Mac in alpha trial form and is open to all users. Along with EA’s posting their Mac client this morning, they are also enticing people in with the allure of a free game.

An update on EA’s blog reel;

“With Origin for Mac we’ll be able to offer the same Origin experience and features that define our PC app — cloud storage, auto-patching, friends list, and more — to Mac users everywhere. We’re very excited about the upcoming launch of Origin for Mac and the opportunity to reach the millions of Mac-based gamers out there.”

Currently the ‘Origin Store’ tab is not available on the release just yet but EA have assure that it will be populated with titles when the full store launches.

Mac users can also grab a free copy of PopCap’s Bookworm by visiting their ‘My Games library’ tab.

To take part in the open Alpha trial and download Origin for your Mac, then you can do so right here.

Sources: Origin
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