EA's digital download platform Origin will be dropping support for versions of Windows older than Windows 7 soon.
When August rolls around, you'll no longer be able to download games, browse the shop or buy new games, or a variety of other things. However, you will be able to play already installed games, redeem codes, and make in-game purchases; other tasks like changing your account settings can be performed on the website.
This is perhaps bad news if you're stuck in the 2000s and refuse to budge; for everyone else, it means EA can dedicate more resources to improving the client on Windows 7, 8, and 10.
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