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Electronic Arts has revised its policy towards banned or suspended accounts. Now those afflicted can play single-player and other aspects of their title despite their status.
Previously, if you were banned or suspended due to a violation in multiplayer, you couldn't access the single-player, DLC, or entitlements of the game. The update has already happened, but EA has waited a little bit to make sure it is legally in the clear.
According to EA's site: "If you find yourself with a disabled account, please note that you can still play EA games in single-player mode. For PC games you will need to enable Origin's offline mode to play games with a disabled account. Go to the settings tab in Origin (the gear icon) and select Go Offline."
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Wow, I didn't know Origin did that. I'm glad that I haven't gotten banned from a game before, either :P
Seems like a fair compromise of sorts.
Just like EA, Sorry BF players...
Of course EA would do this.....they need people to keep buying there games!
Methinks a reactions to the 'worst company in America' news...
hmmmm... So Steamplay anyone?
Some of the bans I have seen are pretty BS, so I'm glad people at least get entitlemant to their single player now...
And do those suspended or banned ever get reinstated or do they just hvae to create a new account?
Wait, I have a novel idea: FOLLOW THE RULES! Seriously, keep the online space running smoothly.