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ya im basically not buying any ea games besides the old republic and ncaa football for xbox ever again pretty simple , that includes mass effect 3. Assuming the only way to play them is on the service that is .
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Man i just hope its on steam if not that will suck, but will not stop me from buying the game. If steam had it for pre-order right now, they would have my money already.
    
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I hate EA. No thanks.
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Hmmm why the hate for EA? I just hope this is good competition for Steam since they already have a large Monopoly in this Market
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I do not see how BF3 LE can be locked to this as I've already prepaid for BF3 LE in a GameStop preorder... The receipt even says it's LE.
 
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Is this why all the EA games have gone down in price on steam? I am thinking that no future EA games will be on any other service except their service. So much for waiting for BF3 on steam....

Well I am a loyal steam customer, so this might mean that EA is going to not get my money. I will buy BF3, but not from their download service as I am sure it will be junk!

My next hard copy of a game since Starcraft 2 it is then!
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I do not see how BF3 LE can be locked to this as I've already prepaid for BF3 LE in a GameStop preorder... The receipt even says it's LE.
Just like valve still sells games in stores, so will EA. It will be exclusive to EA's version of steam for digital distribution only.
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I'd rather steam be a monopoly.
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Competition for Steam good, EA providing that competition bad
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Great, now I have to use two applications to manage my library of games.
This ... is going to be annoying.
    
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