Yes, you have to use their app.

Pick from a game on this list below and use the coupon code: OS3874XVC
Dragon Age Origins
Dragon Age 2
Mass Effect 1 or 2 Battlefield 2142
Crysis Warhead
Dead Space 1 or 2
Medal of Honor
Fifa 12
Sim City 4
Need for Speed: Pro Street
Medal of Honor: Airborn
Battlefield 2
Burnout Paradise
Battlefield Bad Company 2
Sims 2 Double Deluxe
Mercenaries 2
The Saboteur
Mirrors Edge

I'm sure there are a few others


1 free game per account (so I made 3 accounts :) )

BR   Supporter wrote on 10/14/2012 at 04:01am

I can't find sim city 4 on origin. It just doesn't seem to pop up. Any idea why?

Tungsten   Post Author wrote on 10/14/2012 at 04:19am

nope. didn't check that one

BR   Supporter wrote on 10/14/2012 at 04:28am

I found it, its not on their search. You have to manually look through all their games to find it. Origin is stupid. You can also use the code multiple times if you delete your history and cookies and log out and back in.

BR   Supporter wrote on 10/14/2012 at 04:31am


Here is a funny picture

Tungsten   Post Author wrote on 10/14/2012 at 01:41pm

The conspiracy theorist in me thinks this is some master plan for SecuRom to take over the world.

jdodson   Admin wrote on 10/14/2012 at 03:27pm

Origin installs secure rom on your computer?

Travis   Admin wrote on 10/14/2012 at 03:30pm

Jdodson I think some Steam games still use it. *think*. I'm not 100% sure about that.

I've been avoiding Origin but... guess I'll use a free game as a test.

jdodson   Admin wrote on 10/14/2012 at 03:35pm

I think I might get a free game too. To test it out. Still haven't tried dragon age yet. From what I have seen, it looks like EA uses always on auth, which is similar to Steam.

Some games have secureROM but they are removing it or in the process.


Travis   Admin wrote on 10/14/2012 at 03:35pm

Well crap. Apparently it was only working for a short time, because it tells me "invalid promo code" now.

jdodson   Admin wrote on 10/15/2012 at 04:01pm

Too bad I/we missed this, free Dragon Age....

Tungsten   Post Author wrote on 10/18/2012 at 01:27am

I will admit it makes me feel a bit... unethical. Like my old pirating days. I kind of pride myself on being pretty much on the up and up of late.

Wait, I got 3 free games that are legally mine so I feel fine now.

($20 bucks says that there's something burried in the EULA that could send me to federal prison. Does anyone ever read those things? I probably signed over my child or something when I installed)

jdodson   Admin wrote on 10/18/2012 at 02:10am

Hahahaha, I bet since this was such a well publicised thing that they wont ding anyone and if they do I imagine all it will be is shutting off an account. :D

Funny thing is, I think Origin should basically give away some free games to get users, I was ready to sign up and try it out then it stopped. Not coming back now, I don't know if a .99 cent game would get me to sign up.

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