It’s a win-win; you get to protect your EA account from the threat of hackers and get a free month of Origin Access for doing so. The best part is, you don’t even have to do anything all that difficult to achieve this. The only thing you have to do is turn on two-factor authentication before the end of October, and just like that you get a month of access to a huge game library for free with Origin Access Basic.
Apparently, the reason for offering this admittedly good incentive is due to the fact that it is National Cyber Security Awareness month. Thankfully, activating two factor authentication is in and of itself, quite easy. All you have to do is this:
- Log on to your EA Account
- Tick a box for the security measure
- Enter a security code that EA provides to ensure that you are really you.
Ultimately, the process should only take about a minute or less, and once it is done you’ll have a month’s worth of free games to try out on November 1st.
Moreover, it’s even a very inclusive deal. If you already had an Origin Access subscription, be it premier or basic, you essentially just get a month added on to your current subscription for free. And if you already had two factor authentication activated, you’ll just get the free month of access without doing anything at all, so of course that’s pretty sweet, especially since it makes your account more secure. That said, be sure you don’t wait too long, as you only have until the end of October to net this sweet deal and get free stuff.
And the small amount of time you’d have to dedicate in order to get this month of free games is certainly worth it; Origins basic is still equipped with seriously great games like Anthem, Battlefield 5, Titanfall 2, Vampyr, and even the classic Star Wars Battlefront from 2004, a nostalgic favorite.
In short, you should take advantage of this opportunity to net a bunch of free games, or rather, access to a bunch of games for at least a month, because why wouldn’t you? No matter how you slice it, the scenario is just well and truly a win-win across the board, with no conceivable reason to not do it.