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People hate EA.
People love Valve.

No one is going to switch, and EA is greedy (unlike Valve) so their deals won't be near as good.

INB4 EA games are no longer released to Steam, so no one buys them.
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post #82 of 180
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Originally Posted by Murlocke View Post
People hate EA.
People love Valve.

No one is going to switch, and EA is greedy (unlike Valve) so their deals won't be near as good.

INB4 EA games are no longer released to Steam, so no one buys them.
That is exactly what I think is going to happen. Then, EA will abandon Origin because of horrible sales. Steam has already such a huge market share, I see no way EA can even begin to compete.
post #83 of 180
Can anyone tell me how to redeem game codes using this? I download it and tried my C&C 3 code, BF2142 code and im about to try some more but none of them seam to be working.
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EA actually already tried this and failed. They just don't want to commit to things like free unlimited redownloads.
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post #85 of 180
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Let's see...
Steam
Comrade (D2D)
GFWL
EA Download Manager
YUplay
Rockstar Social Club

Yep I have enough useless programs to play programs already so I'll pass thanks.

EA's attempt will fail miserably if they can't emulate the steam sales I hope they understand that they are an essential part of their success.
You don't need Comrade to use Direct2Drive. Just download your games w/o Comrade. I use a download accelerator. I love D2D, that's where I preordered BF3...for 25% off =).
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whats a Steam competitor???????
    
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i want an ALL IN ONE solution not a ALL IN TWO.

No thanks EA.
    
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Nah, I'm happy with Steam.
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I will stick to STEAM I think.
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I hated GFWL and I hated EADM even more. Something tells me this won't be any better.
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