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I preordered BF3 today at GameStop for the PC, but I realized that I might have to put the disc in every single time if I want to launch it. Did you have to do this for BC2?

Should I cancel the Pre-order and just buy it off of Steam?
post #2 of 37
There is a chance it WONT be coming to steam. If this is the case Im going with physical copy.
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post #3 of 37
bought bc2 from frys and i only had to use my CD once.
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post #4 of 37
I'm sure you don't since your cd key will be tied to your EA account. It doesn't matter buying from steam nor retail.
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post #5 of 37
box. steam is great tho
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post #6 of 37
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There is a chance it WONT be coming to steam.
I am 90% certain it won't be coming out on steam, at least for preorders.
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post #7 of 37
BC2 can be played without the disk. I am sure BF3 will be the same. Regardless of digital distribution, I am getting the physical copy just for the sake of having it on my hands.
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I buy my games on steam then print a cover off www.steamcovers.com so I can have the retail box also =D.
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post #9 of 37
I'll buy it if it ever shows up on a Steam sale...which it may never do if EA's attempt to compete is even remotely successful.
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post #10 of 37
I like having the hard copy of the games I love. Or at least the series I love.
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