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[DEAD] FREE Game from Origin - Dragon Age: Origins, BF:BC2, Spore - Check your email!


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#211 jester55

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Posted 23 June 2012 - 05:11 PM

In the same boat. I already have BC2 and DA from the stellar Amazon sales.
I really dont believe I will like Spore at all....

$5 via paypal via gift sound fair for the code?

PM if interested.

If no takers by tonight, I will just gamble on Spore I suppose.

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#212 AnyColourYouLike

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Posted 23 June 2012 - 05:56 PM

I also have a code and wouldn't mind entertaining offers..

Update: TAKEN

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#213 mer71

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Posted 23 June 2012 - 06:27 PM

I have a code and will take Paypal or XBLA code for it.

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#214 Eurasia21xx

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Posted 23 June 2012 - 06:42 PM

i couldn't get the code working. logged into origin on the desktop, added spore to cart, input the code in the promo code bar, and its telling me invalid code. Dang my luck

#215 jester55

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Posted 23 June 2012 - 06:45 PM

i couldn't get the code working. logged into origin on the desktop, added spore to cart, input the code in the promo code bar, and its telling me invalid code. Dang my luck


Did you buy the code or did you receive the email?

I'm concerned that these might be tied to the the Origin accounts email address....

Thoughts anyone?

#216 Eurasia21xx

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Posted 23 June 2012 - 06:47 PM

Did you buy the code or did you receive the email?

I'm concerned that these might be tied to the the Origin accounts email address....

Thoughts anyone?


I got it from one of the guys here who pmed me. Though i saw other people using other people's code, so i don't think that's it.

#217 Sway

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Posted 23 June 2012 - 06:48 PM

Did you buy the code or did you receive the email?

I'm concerned that these might be tied to the the Origin accounts email address....

Thoughts anyone?


I was just trying to give the code to my friend. He also got the invalid code message when he tried to "buy" Spore.

#218 jester55

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Posted 23 June 2012 - 06:50 PM

Has anyone been able to use a code given/sent to them from a friend/CAGer/etc.?

#219 kujen

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Posted 23 June 2012 - 06:53 PM

So is nobody gonna drop codes now that people are offering $? :P
Willing to take any extra code if they don't find homes by tonight lol


The codes are tradable by the way, but it would seem that more than a few people received invalid codes from EA, that won't work even when redeeming them the proper way.

#220 Eurasia21xx

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Posted 23 June 2012 - 06:54 PM

i'ma talk to the guy who gave me the code. if its not working, then i gotta let him know.

Anyone else willing to give a code? hopefully i can get it before it ends tonight x.x

#221 Cheaplikeafox 3.0

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Posted 23 June 2012 - 07:00 PM

I got two codes to two emails and both won't work and are showing invalid... fail by ea.

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#222 Eurasia21xx

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Posted 23 June 2012 - 07:03 PM

I got two codes to two emails and both won't work and are showing invalid... fail by ea.


Thats awful indeed -_- well now i know.

#223 LazyTriangle

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Posted 23 June 2012 - 07:05 PM

I got two codes to two emails and both won't work and are showing invalid... fail by ea.


my code doesn't work either, I thought they didn't expire until tonight

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#224 Sway

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Posted 23 June 2012 - 07:06 PM

my code doesn't work either, I thought they didn't expire until tonight


I'm now thinking they expired 10 AM PDT instead of the 10 PM PDT as stated in the email.

#225 kujen

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Posted 23 June 2012 - 07:08 PM

I'm now thinking they expired 10 AM PDT instead of the 10 PM PDT as stated in the email.


Could be! Although I've read in previous days a few people whose codes didn't work, there seem to be a lot more getting invalid codes today.

#226 jester55

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Posted 23 June 2012 - 07:09 PM

Why does Origin\EA keep shooting themselves in the foot with these continued fails?

no wonder so many hate them...

#227 Cheaplikeafox 3.0

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Posted 23 June 2012 - 07:13 PM

Update. I contacted EA Chat Support and the rep was extremely helpful and gave me a Spore product activation key to add to my account, so give it a try, be nice, but as always YMMV.

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#228 SnoT

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Posted 23 June 2012 - 07:13 PM

Sucks I've had Origin forever and didn't get it unless it went to my spam... I never actually check spam just delete it.
Checked my father in laws which has origin also and he didn't get it.
My brother did though :(

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#229 mer71

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Posted 23 June 2012 - 07:15 PM

I tried my code and will not work on my own account.

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#230 jester55

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Posted 23 June 2012 - 07:25 PM

Update. I contacted EA Chat Support and the rep was extremely helpful and gave me a Spore product activation key to add to my account, so give it a try, be nice, but as always YMMV.


Thanks for the update. I was in the middle of a chat session with them and they tried to put me on hold to correct the issue supposedly - then I got booted. Hopefully it was just an accident. I'm trying again as we speak. Hopefully I have a similar outcome...

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Posted 23 June 2012 - 07:56 PM

even a $60 brand new free game that I wanted wouldn't be enough to get me to install that junkware on my system.
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#232 jester55

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Posted 23 June 2012 - 08:41 PM

Wow - the chat rep I got was simply stellar! he gave me a code to activate the game for my friend!
thanks - CheapLikeAFox

FYI - they know the codes arent working correctly so you better contact them ASAP if you want to sort this out. The rep told me that they are making it right by adding or giving the game to us directly.

#233 firepelt

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Posted 23 June 2012 - 08:43 PM

Also contacted EA and they activated Dragon Age: Origins on my account.

#234 sasukekun

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Posted 23 June 2012 - 09:04 PM

31min wait time to talk to a EA Rep. My code was invalid too. /sadface

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#235 kujen

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Posted 23 June 2012 - 09:06 PM

I'm assuming they will only help you if you were actually sent a code to begin with?

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Posted 23 June 2012 - 10:10 PM

I did not receive the code either. I have not downloaded anything from them though. So I am downloading a few things now to see if I get an email.

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Posted 23 June 2012 - 10:50 PM

I did not receive the code either. I have not downloaded anything from them though. So I am downloading a few things now to see if I get an email.

I had the client downloaded but I had no games, and I got a code.

I used mine on Spore because I don't think the other games would run well on my laptop.

Thanks to the OP for posting this. I deleted the email thinking it was just some EA spam. Thank goodness for the deleted folder.

#238 Elusive

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Posted 23 June 2012 - 11:03 PM

So it truly is just a crapshoot when it comes to whether or not you get a code?

I'm not too worried about it, although I have three games on Origin (Mass Effect 3 Collector's Edition, Dragon Age Origins: Ultimate Edition, Dragon Age II) and never received an email. To be honest, I'd probably never play Battlefield or Spore, anyway, so enjoy your codes, you lucky guys.

#239 AnyColourYouLike

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Posted 24 June 2012 - 12:48 AM

If anyone else wants to give it a try i have a spare code. Make me an offer?

#240 Vekou

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Posted 24 June 2012 - 01:29 AM

Why does Origin\EA keep shooting themselves in the foot with these continued fails?

no wonder so many hate them...

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