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Mass Effect 2 for free!

Sat Feb 04, 2017 11:20 am

Mass Effect 2 is free ("on the house") through Origin.  With all of the DLC, it's a 9.7 GB download.  This is a good game for the best possible price.
https://www.origin.com/usa/en-us/store/free-games

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EQuCHBm8ofc&t=00m07s
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Re: Mass Effect 2 for free!

Sat Feb 04, 2017 12:00 pm

Thanks.

Needs their client software I guess, and not only for download?
 
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Re: Mass Effect 2 for free!

Sat Feb 04, 2017 12:04 pm

Origin is a lot better today than it was a decade ago.  It works pretty well, though I still have less than 5% as many games in my Origin account has I have through Steam.
https://www.origin.com/usa/en-us/store/download
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Re: Mass Effect 2 for free!

Sat Feb 04, 2017 12:07 pm

How do you get all the DLC for free? Mine is just added to account but still makes me buy the DLC... only reason I wanted it was for the DLC (Shadowbroker) as I obviously already own the Digital Deluxe version on steam from when it came out. But Origin still pops up asking me for Bioware points rubbihs which is STILL never on sale. It's so BS.
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Re: Mass Effect 2 for free!

Sat Feb 04, 2017 12:19 pm

Mass Effect and Origin link to your EA account.  EA still remembers which DLC bonuses are linked to my account.  I also purchased this game through Steam when it was first released.
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Re: Mass Effect 2 for free!

Sat Feb 04, 2017 1:46 pm

yogibbear wrote:
How do you get all the DLC for free? Mine is just added to account but still makes me buy the DLC... only reason I wanted it was for the DLC (Shadowbroker) as I obviously already own the Digital Deluxe version on steam from when it came out. But Origin still pops up asking me for Bioware points rubbihs which is STILL never on sale. It's so BS.

Even Mass Effect Trilogy doesn't come with the DLC for 2 and 3. It sucks, because I consider Kasumi, Zaeed, Shadow Broker, and Arrival to be essential for the full ME2 experience. That's why I'm not buying Andromeda at launch. They said they're not going to have a season pass, but that doesn't mean there won't be paid DLC like before. I'm not dropping $60 on an incomplete game, unless they promise free future content updates like Blizzard did with Overwatch.
 
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Re: Mass Effect 2 for free!

Sat Feb 04, 2017 2:11 pm

JustAnEngineer wrote:
Mass Effect and Origin link to your EA account.  EA still remembers which DLC bonuses are linked to my account.  I also purchased this game through Steam when it was first released.


Ok well then it doesn't come with ALL the DLC for free then, so you could edit the OP maybe....
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Re: Mass Effect 2 for free!

Sat Feb 04, 2017 4:06 pm

Hey, I may have to play this now. Thanks!
 
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Re: Mass Effect 2 for free!

Sat Feb 04, 2017 4:41 pm

Guess they're trying to get people warmed up to origin again before Andromeda. Like I believe most people do, I only have origin installed for the short time I'm playing one of their games. There's only room for one platform in this town.
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Re: Mass Effect 2 for free!

Sat Feb 04, 2017 5:11 pm

You have to log into EA inside game to get access to DLC. This is what offer gives:
Mass Effect™ 2
- Cerberus Network
- Normandy Crash Site
- Zaeed - The Price of Revenge
- Cerberus Arc Projector
- Cerberus Weapon and Armor
- Firewalker Pack
- Mass Effect 2 Soundtrack
- Mass Effect 2 Digital Art Books
- Mass Effect 2 Documentary
 
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Re: Mass Effect 2 for free!

Sat Feb 04, 2017 5:23 pm

I went for this last week, glad to add another game to the collection... now I remember that I actually paid for it on Steam years ago, lol

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