Ubisoft Titles Now Ready for Download on Origin

Tue Feb 19, 2013 12:00pm EST

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Assassin`s Creed III and Other Top Ubisoft Hits Join the Origin Lineup; EA
Brings Dead Space 3 and More to Uplay
REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(Business Wire)--
Delivering more choice, more great content and more places for gamers to play
their favorite games, Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) today announced that
popular PC digital download titles from Ubisoft including Assassin`s Creed® III,
Far Cry® 3 and Tom Clancy`s Splinter Cell® Conviction are coming to Origin.
Ubisoft titles are available for purchase and download to PC gamers on Origin
starting today in North America, with Europe and Asia availability beginning on
February 22. 

"The heart of any valuable gaming service is delivering all the great content
that players want, and the addition of Ubisoft`s top PC titles on Origin, as
well as EA`s titles to Uplay, is a big win for all of our players," said Michael
Blank, Vice President of Production for Origin at EA. "Today, Origin is reaching
more players than ever before, and these exciting additions from Ubisoft show
how committed we are to continually expanding the roster of hit games available
and ready for download on Origin." 

In addition, for the first time EA is bringing top PC downloadable titles to the
Uplay shop, Ubisoft`s digital distribution service. Dead Space 3, FIFA Soccer
13, Need for Speed Most Wanted, Mass Effect 3 and The Sims 3 are among the first
EA games now available worldwide on the Uplay shop. For more information on
Uplay and the available titles, players should visit www.uplay.com. 

"Making our biggest franchises like Assassin`s Creed and Far Cry available on
Origin is a great way of exposing even more PC gamers to these great titles and
giving them another choice in where and how they buy their games," said Chris
Early, Vice President of Digital Publishing at Ubisoft. "Also, by adding
excellent titles from EA to the Uplay shop, we`re taking another important step
in making Uplay the most rewarding set of services available to our customers." 

Today, Origin has nearly 40 million users across PC, Mac and iOS platforms.
Origin for PC offers more than 500 titles from EA and publishing partners around
the globe, and is designed to offer a more dynamic and convenient play
experience for the gamer. Origin for iOS devices is integrated into more than 50
EA games, offering single ID sign-on across multiple games, cloud saves, friend
lists and achievement sharing. For more information, or to download today,
please visit www.origin.com. For the very latest news and offers from Origin,
follow @OriginInsider on Twitter or head to www.facebook.com/OriginInsider. 

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About Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: EA) is a global leader in digital interactive
entertainment. The Company delivers games, content and online services for
Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones, tablets and
social networks. EA has more than 275 million registered players and operates in
75 countries. 

In fiscal 2012, EA posted GAAP net revenue of $4.1 billion. Headquartered in
Redwood City, California, EA is recognized for a portfolio of critically
acclaimed, high-quality blockbuster brands such as The Sims, Madden NFL, FIFA
Soccer, Need for Speed, Battlefield and Mass Effect. More information about EA
is available at http://info.ea.com. 

Origin, Dead Space, The Sims and Need for Speed are trademarks of Electronic
Arts Inc. Mass Effect is a trademark of EA International (Studio and Publishing)
Ltd. Battlefield is a trademark of EA Digital Illusions CE AB. John Madden, NFL
and FIFA are the property of their respective owners and used with permission. 

About Ubisoft

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive
entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and
diversified lineup of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has offices in 29
countries and has sales in more than 55 countries around the globe. It is
committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to
consumers. For the 2011-12 fiscal year Ubisoft generated sales of 1.061 billion
euros. To learn more, please visit http://www.ubisoftgroup.com

© 2012 Ubisoft Entertainment. All Rights Reserved. Assassin`s Creed, Ubisoft,
and the Ubisoft logo are trademarks of Ubisoft Entertainment in the US and/or
other countries. 

© 2005 Ubisoft Entertainment. All Rights Reserved. Far Cry, Ubisoft and the
Ubisoft logo are trademarks of Ubisoft Entertainment in the US and/or other
countries. Based on Crytek`s original Far Cry directed by Cevat Yerli. Powered
by Crytek`s technology "CryEngine". 

© 2010 Ubisoft Entertainment. All Rights Reserved. Tom Clancy's, Splinter Cell,
Splinter Cell Conviction, Sam Fisher, the Soldier Icon, Ubisoft and the Ubisoft
logo are trademarks of Ubisoft Entertainment in the U.S. and/or other

Electronic Arts
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