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Originally Posted by born2bwild View Post
Even though I love the Battlefield series, I'll have no problems skipping BF3 if it doesn't come on Steam.

EA's loss tbh.
lol, yeah ok. I'm buying a retail copy, which you're free to do also.

Steam is owned by Valve
Origin is owned by EA

Explain the difference from a business perspective, not your personal preferences.
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Now, are they going to do this for every EA game, or just a select few?
This is EA. They won't stop until all their customers are unhappy.

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Was going to buy Crysis 2 when the price dropped. Now I'll wait until it hits a bargain bin for $5 at some retail store.
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lol, yeah ok. I'm buying a retail copy, which you're free to do also.

Steam is owned by Valve
Origin is owned by EA

Explain the difference from a business perspective, not your personal preferences.
I already use steam

I don't want to use Origin

That simple really.

And to think i was going to buy crysis 2 on steam next week.....
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...are they TRYING to lose sales?
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What about steam support for the game, is that still going to happen? When the DX11 patch hits, I would like it done and ready to go for me.

All in all, this is a disappointment amongst PC gamers everywhere.
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How is this different from Valve not allowing D2D, EA, or any other digital service to sell their exclusive games?

Don't allow double standards. You may not like EA doing for this, but they have every right to do so.
They'll probably sell it cheaper than Valve in the future also.
Maybe because the majority of people who download legit games have bought them from Steam? They're ruining any possible sales from Steam... which is a lot.

There's over 30 million active Steam accounts. That's 30 million possible sales.

I can understand exclusive pre-order benefits or in game benefits from buying through Origin, but completely cutting off a huge market is EA's mistake.

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lol, yeah ok. I'm buying a retail copy, which you're free to do also.

Steam is owned by Valve
Origin is owned by EA

Explain the difference from a business perspective, not your personal preferences.
See above.
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I already use steam

I don't want to use Origin

That simple really.

And to think i was going to buy crysis 2 on steam next week.....
Great I respect that. I like for people to vote with their wallet.
I don't agree with others saying they shouldn't do something that Valve has been doing for years.


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Maybe because the majority of people who download legit games have bought them from Steam? They're ruining any possible sales from Steam... which is a lot.

There's over 30 million active Steam accounts. That's 30 million possible sales.

I can understand exclusive pre-order benefits or in game benefits from buying through Origin, but completely cutting off a huge market is EA's mistake.



See above.
Good points, but given the size of Steam, PC games sales are still in the crapper. Crysis 2 didn't live up to expectations across the board on PC. Why continue to split revenue with a company that has tons of cash already? Invest in your own company instead of the competition.
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Ugh. Stupid EA. I was planning to get the game on steam after the DX11 patch.... I guess I will have to go retail now.
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Makes sense from a business perspective. Does it make me want to support EA? Nope. Will I buy Crysis 2 from Origin? Nope. Would I buy Crysis 2 from Steam for more than $10? Nope.

Only thing I will be pissed about is BF3. If I actually want that game I guess I will just buy a physical copy. No way in hell I am going to run multiple gaming clients. EA makes plenty of profit, but I can't blame them for trying Origin. Maybe, just maybe they will do a good job with it. However, I highly doubt that will happen.
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