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Get a free week of Origin Access if you sign up before June 19

During the EA Play event today, CEO Andre Wilson announced that EA is donating a million dollars to anti-bullying charities. The donation stems from the recent Play to Give event, in which players could complete in-game challenges as a show of support between June 2 and 4. According to Wilson, over 5 million players took part.

As token of thanks, Origin Access can be tried out for free for 7 days. The service provides access to dozens of games that can be played without restriction, and a subscription also gives you a 10% discount on purchases made on Origin. 

Sign up before June 19, and you'll get 7 days to try out Origin Access for free. You do have to sign up for either a monthly or yearly subscription, but "Cancel anytime during your 7-day free trial and you won't be charged," the site says.

Christopher Livingston

Chris started playing PC games in the 1980s, started writing about them in the early 2000s, and (finally) started getting paid to write about them in the late 2000s. Following a few years as a regular freelancer, PC Gamer hired him in 2014, probably so he'd stop emailing them asking for more work. Chris has a love-hate relationship with survival games and an unhealthy fascination with the inner lives of NPCs. He's also a fan of offbeat simulation games, mods, and ignoring storylines in RPGs so he can make up his own.