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So how many have you guys have tried out the Beta for EA's new content delivery platform? I was sceptical at first, but once it let me activate my EA retail games, I decided to give it a fair shot.

Maybe we could share our game list and username here?

Mine is:

Username: BitHeroes
Games: Battlefield 2 Complete, Bad Company 2, Crysis 2, Dragon Age: Origins and Medal of Honor

-SK
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I think that its fine. Just EA download manager (which I liked) with some unobtrusive social networking stuff put in.

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I think that its fine. Just EA download manager (which I liked) with some unobtrusive social networking stuff put in.

Username: greg8west

Friend Request sent smile.gif

The only problem I have with it, is downloading isn't as fast as it could be, but otherwise it's a decent stab, and better than Impulse IMO, but alas, it's likely to stay exclusive for EA games frown.gif
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Another paid off EA promoter ...
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Nah, I already have steam. I hope EA doesn't hog all their games to it and offer them other ways as well.
    
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I bought Dragon Age Origins Ultimate edition and The Saboteur. My Dragon Age Origins was going fine at 3.0 mb/sec then it dropped and its staying at 1.2 kb/sec.

Edit: Sped back up and Dragon Age works great.
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works fine, best of all, they have some decent deals, and i dont even have to have origin running to play any of the games i have on it so far. Unlike steam.

Ill buy a game wherever i can get it cheapest, and 95% of the time, its not steam. So if origin means that EA is going to put more focus in their pc gaming scene, and provide good deals. im all for it.
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How fast are the downloads you are seeing? I am getting 2.5md down with steam and when I had slightly faster internet I saw up to 3.4mb download steady.
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Friend Request sent smile.gif

The only problem I have with it, is downloading isn't as fast as it could be, but otherwise it's a decent stab, and better than Impulse IMO, but alas, it's likely to stay exclusive for EA games frown.gif
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works fine, best of all, they have some decent deals, and i dont even have to have origin running to play any of the games i have on it so far. Unlike steam.

Ill buy a game wherever i can get it cheapest, and 95% of the time, its not steam. So if origin means that EA is going to put more focus in their pc gaming scene, and provide good deals. im all for it.

I would be interested to hear where you are getting games cheaper than Steam 95% of the time. Their sales usually seem to be way better than the competition in my experience.
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Another paid off EA promoter ...

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