post on reddit
has a cautionary tale of buying games through online
services, as a resident of Myanmar says he and everyone else in the country is
now being denied access to games they purchased through EA's Origin service.
They point to
with details on the problem, though they note the answers provided
are not officially from EA. The explanation is that this is to comply with U.S.
sanctions against the country formerly known as Burma. The thing is, these
officially lifted by the US Treasury Department
three weeks ago, though the
original exchanges are from before then. It doesn't look like EA has officially
responded to this anywhere.