Apparently, PC Gamers have been harassing EA to incorporate both the ability to gift games and to build wishlists, similar to how you can on Steam. Well, as of today, EA had delivered on those requests as you can gift games to friends and family, based on their wishlists. The only downside to this is that you can still only get EA published games on Origin.
So there you go, who would have thunk this would be a thing?
— Origin (@OriginInsider) November 22, 2016