EA makes some online passes free on XBL [Up: Is removing them universally]

#1
Unsure if this is part of EA dropping Online passes or just another snafu but a lot of them have been reduced to free today.

Alice: Madness Returns - American McGee's Alice The first game in the Alice series, access it through the disc (was 800msp)

Bad Company 2 VIP (was 800msp)

Bulletstorm Online Pass (was 800msp)

Dragon Age: Origins - The Stone Prisoner (was 1200msp)

Dragon Age 2: The Black Emporium (was 800msp)

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning Online Pass (was 800msp)

Mass Effect 2: Cerberus Network (was 1200msp)

Medal of Honor Online Pass (was 800msp)

SHIFT 2 UNLEASHED™ ONLINE PASS (was 800msp)

Skate 3: Skate Share Pack (was 800msp)

Some more could pop up later on.
I thought it would warrant a new thread, since it would get lost in the EA thread otherwise.
 
#13
So they're giving away what was originally a paid online pass you can only use if you have a paid online subscription (Live). They should change their name to the Red Cross!
 
#27
I'm not too familiar with online passes, so how do they work with singleplayer games like Dragon Age 1-2? I thought online passes were needed to play online multi player modes. Thanks.
 
#28
I previously had the Mass Effect 2 Cerberus Network (bought the game new and redeemed the code at launch). However, it doesn't give me the "Already purchased" message for that one. Also states "Sorry - This item is not available for purchase from this device." when I try to readd.

Added all I could to the download queue. Free American McGee’s Alice is pretty sweet. Loved that game on the PC many moons ago.
 
#49