Make sure you backup your game saves before you get a new computer or install a new operating system.
Running out of space and need to relocate your Origin games? We’ve added a tool so that you can easily move your games from one location to another on your computer. That way you don’t have to redownload them.
When you’re moving games, only do one at a time. Moving more than one at the same time can cause issues.
To move your game files to a new place on your PC:
The game files will all automatically move to the new folder you’ve just selected. The game will then repair itself and make sure all files were moved over correctly. This might take some a little bit of time to do, but once it’s done you’ll be ready to play.
You’ll only be able to move games in this way if:
You can also only move games on PC, as this feature is not available on Mac.
Please note that some third-party games cannot be moved in this way.
Need to help Origin find where one of your game’s files are located on your computer? You can tell Origin where to look so you don’t have to download all the files again.
Here’s how to do that:
Origin will then find all the files it needs to redownload and install the game for you.
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