"You'll need to turn it on before the end of October. The free month will begin on or about November 1 (it might take a few days for the wheels to start turning) as long as you've got 2FA enabled on Origin before the end of October. If you're already an Origin Access Basic subscriber, you won't be billed for November, and if you're an Access Premier subscriber you'll get a free month of that instead. And if you've already got 2FA enabled? Free month for you too."

Pretty great stuff. A Way Out, Anthem, bunch of Need For Speed games, Mirror's Edge Catalyst, Vampyr are just a few of the good titles in there. For people wondering, here are the differences between Access Basic and Premiere:

What you get with EA Origin Basic ($3.99 per month or $24.99 per year)

  • the chance to try out EA’s new games for up to ten hours, starting five days before release, with Play First Trials
  • access to The Vault, a library of games that grows in time.
  • the 10% discount in the Origin Store on full games, pre-orders, expansions, FIFA points

What you get with EA Origin Premiere ($14.99 per month or $99.99 per year)

  • full, unlimited access to EA’s games, starting five days before they release. Play the full game starting five days before launch without purchasing it separately, until you cancel your Premier membership.
  • access to The Vault, a library of games that grows in time.
  • the same 10% discount in the Origin Store on full games, pre-orders, expansions, FIFA points

So, Basic has what matters, which is all the games. Here's the full list.

https://www.pcgamer.com/get-origin-access-basic-free-for-a-month-by-enabling-two-factor-authentication/

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still nothing, damn

3 months ago
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same..

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3 months ago
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Just got access. Shows as no recurring charges.

3 months ago
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TFW Reddit and Origin forums are flooded with people who were unaware of the promo thinking that they've been hacked when they get an e-mail saying they've gotten a free month, and you've been waiting since November 1.
(edit 2: got it!)

Looks like the e-mails have increased in frequency, as if they were manually applying codes the past 3 weeks, and have now automated it.

Edit: https://kotaku.com/ea-scares-the-hell-out-of-origin-users-into-thinking-th-1839958273

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Nothing for me, either.

3 months ago
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It certainly scared me, finding an email from 4:30am this morning saying that I signed up for an Origin Access membership.

3 months ago
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lol

3 months ago
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I just got my email as well

3 months ago
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Got mine

3 months ago
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I just got that email and my free month. Ends 21 Dec for me, so they've delivered a full month. A few days later would have been cool for the holidays, but hey, never look a gift horse into the mouth ;-) Also, it's not like there's really a lot of stuff to play. I already own most of of the games that interest me on Origin anyway.

3 months ago
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Got mine and I always had it enabled, priddy cool of EA

3 months ago
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Still haven't gotten mine. Only 5 days left in the month.

2 months ago
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+1

2 months ago
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Yep.

2 months ago
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you will, maybe next month, I get my premium on Nov 20th, and still can't play games to busy lol

2 months ago
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Same

2 months ago
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same

2 months ago
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same, i will contact them again by day 28.
I will have more free time in december anyway,

2 months ago
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+1

2 months ago
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+1

2 months ago
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same (=

2 months ago
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I didnt enable the 2fa but still got the free month so I guess they are randomly assigning them and don´t worry about the 5 days of the month. When you get access you will see on your profile the days you have access enabled so just make sure to cancel it maybe before 29 days

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I think that soon everyone will be given a free month of Origin Access :)

I received this email from Electronic Arts:
A free month of Origin Access for updating your EA Account
Thanks for enabling Login Verification on your EA Account as part of the Cybersecurity Month promotion we ran in October. More details on that here: https://help.ea.com/uk/help/account/login-verification-and-origin-access/.

We’re about to send you your free month of Origin Access. When we do, you’ll get an email saying that an Origin Access code has been redeemed on your account. Then you’ll be ready to start playing.

Thanks for helping us keep your account safe!

View attached image.
2 months ago
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Let's hope so. I haven't received anything from EA in ages

2 months ago
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+1 yep same for me i just got that ;)

2 months ago
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i don't even got that email :/

2 months ago
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emmm :/ did you check your spam email section ?!!!

2 months ago
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i did, nothing there

2 months ago
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+1, but no other email whatsoever

2 months ago
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I got my Origin Access today (:

2 months ago*
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Got mine today, trying Anthem now.

2 months ago
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just don't

2 months ago
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Just curious, is it that bad? Maybe it's better now. At least i don't have to pay for it.

2 months ago
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it's the worst thing you can play.

You need to open ports for the game to connect, and the game disconnects itself all the game (always online game)
optimization does not exist.

If the game actually works it would be better.

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Personally I had no connection issues with it (played in September when it was added to Origin Access Basic) 162 hrs and 100% achievos...
Sadly the stuttering is insane for me I have never experienced anything like that before .. like I spent about 40% of the time frozen it was so frustrating which is really sad I would have kept playing it after 100%ed.

2 months ago
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It's there...finally! I didn't get an e-mail, but it says "Origin access BASIC" right next to the avatar.
Even if you didn't receive the mail, check it out, maybe the rest of you who waited this long got it as well.

2 months ago
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This is the most infuriating part for me - that I keep checking my origin profile every day like an idiot even though I didn't get an email because there's the possibility they aren't competent enough to activate it and actually send the email.

2 months ago
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Been in the same boat as you until 45 minutes ago. Getting an e-mail confirmation is really not too much to ask for in this day an age. Especially from a multi-billion company like EA. But, yeah....

2 months ago
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Haven't received anything yet, it's literally been 4 weeks

2 months ago
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Us low priority customers will get it last.

2 months ago
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So I hadn't heard of this and I only searched the forum because I suddenly received an email from EA that I "redeemed" and Origin Access membership... but I'm confused now.

According to this thread, "You'll need to turn it on before the end of October"... but mine says it's "non-recurring". Am I fine? I don't want to get charged for shit I never asked for.

2 months ago
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What you needed to turn on in October is the Two-Factor Auth. The subscription is non-recurring so you're fine. If you don't have your payment info stored at EA you're double fine :)

2 months ago
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Oh! I misread, gotcha. Thanks for clarifying!

2 months ago
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You had to turn on two-factor authentication in your account before October, not the Access membership. If you had two-factor enabled before October, EA automatically activates a free Access month on your account. But the email they were sending says you redeemed a month of Access, so this is why a lot of people got confused and even thought their accounts were hacked. You won't get charged for anything - it's just one (free) month. This is why it says "non-recurring".

2 months ago
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Yeah, a rather poor choice of wording. It should say you were "granted" an access membership. :P

2 months ago
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i got it haha and i do nothing
i'm add authentication a long time ago, got email n few days added to my account
i already have origin basic before so confirm +1 month even u have origin access before

2 months ago
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Got mine today. Two factor authenticaton on since it was INTRODUCED, lul. At least the subscription avoided a week of internet blackout at my place.

2 months ago
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i have it since it was introduced too, but nothing for me yet

2 months ago
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Finally got mine today!

2 months ago
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Nothing yet :(

2 months ago
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Took them forever, but finally got mine.

2 months ago
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Finally got mine as well.

2 months ago
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Got mine 2 minutes ago.

2 months ago
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So with origin access basic I can play only 10 hours each game, or as much as i want?

2 months ago
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As much as you want if you see the game in this list, list slightly differs depending on your location.

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Cool, thanks!

2 months ago
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And the 10 hrs to have a taste of the new EA games like NFS Heat and Fifa 20... you can try each for 10 hrs each
Sadly the new Star wars doesn't have a 10 hrs trial for Basic.

2 months ago
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Got mine. Now to check that There are billions and see if it's for me... before I get it on Steam.

2 months ago
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At last, got it

2 months ago
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