How EA Origin and Steam Will Work Together – Cross Save and Progression Coming Soon
How EA Origin and Steam Will Work Together
As we’ve reported before, EA Games will be making their triumphant return to the Steam, including major titles like Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order and Apex Legends. It was a great move but many people are confused as to how it works. Now, we know what’s going to happen.
Individual users may log into the same online game from multiple different social networking platforms. The disclosed technology provides a way to unite users’ accounts such that users that have logged into the online game from different social networking platforms can have their progress in the online game preserved regardless of which social networking platforms the user logged in from.
Business intelligence about differences in the user’s value when logging in from the different social networking platforms can be determined and incentivizing actions can be performed on the social networking platforms based on the business intelligence.United States Patent and Trademarks Office
In essence, it will work similarly to how Uplay and Steam integrated. Moreover, EA filed a patent for cross save and cross progression between Origin and Steam for EA Games on 5th November 2019. Users will still need an EA Origin account to access the game session.
This new system will allow EA to track all of the users that access their games via Steam, along with important data such as playing habits and spending habits.
EA will also keep track of “revenue generated, virtual currency bought or sold, time logged into online game, time logged into the first online platform (Origin), or number of friends or associates on the first (Origin) and second (Steam) online platform.”
Pokdepinion: This is a great move as it unifies the gamers instead of forcibly dividing the community.