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>> implying any games EA makes that will be sold on their service will be worth buying anyway.
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i love how bc2 server are within EA servers and not with steam. steam games tends to have more hackers than EA servers.
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Origin is just a downloader. It does not work entirely like Steam. It doesn't have to be open to play the game. I bought DAO a few weeks ago and downloaded Origin. Now I just leave it closed and added a shortcut in Steam. Not a huge deal.

It does suck having to keep up with everything though. I finally started a spreadsheet showing what games I bought from what site cause I couldn't keep up with all of them.
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Always good to have competition. Steam is a monopoly, competition is good for us consumer in the end. Not like this "origin" will bury steam or anything. In all likely hood it will fail but force steam to treat it's consumers better.
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If it has good deals, I'll use it.

All about the cheap games.
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Originally Posted by un-nefer View Post
If you live in the US it might be generous. In AU, our $ is higher then the US dollar and yet we still pay $89.95 for recent games - the same games released in the US for "49.99 to 59.99".

Steam just anals everyone who is not in the US.

AU Price:


US Price:
Thanks for proving to me that Australians get owned in game prices as it is as if I didn't know that already. I bet CoD is that price in the brick and mortar store as well. If you have for example ME3 only on origins and that is the only place gamers can buy it how is that not a monopoly also? that also screws the consumer and lets them charge whatever they want. Don't know why fight it, just offer the game on everything.
    
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Always good to have competition. Steam is a monopoly, competition is good for us consumer in the end.
Like I said above: "If you have for example ME3 only on origins and that is the only place gamers can buy it how is that not a monopoly also? that also screws the consumer and lets them charge whatever they want. Don't know why fight it, just offer the game on everything."
    
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Origin is just a downloader. It does not work entirely like Steam. It doesn't have to be open to play the game. I bought DAO a few weeks ago and downloaded Origin. Now I just leave it closed and added a shortcut in Steam. Not a huge deal.
Interesting, they maybe changing it after E3 because what you described to me is the EA down loader which is a separate thing.
    
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How will this theoretically affect the games from EA we have already purchased in Steam?

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Originally Posted by love9sick View Post
Interesting, they maybe changing it after E3 because what you described to me is the EA down loader which is a separate thing.
Possibly changing it, not sure. Just sharing my experience with the actual Origin software.

Edit.. actually I do believe it did install the game as well. But you still do not have to have the software open to play it.
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