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im sure the sales the lost from the whiners is made up by the fact that they dont have to pay valve.

Things are still up at D2D, And gamestop, oh and Impulse.

Which leads me to believe that steam had a little something to say about it, so EA pulled their stuff. I'm willing to beat EA would pull all their online products if they planned on it. Definately steam here.
Edited by Vhati - 6/14/11 at 7:46pm
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If EA pulled their games from the App store this thread would be completely different
QFT. It would expose a LOT of hypocrites.
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Thank God for some proper competition against steam. EA will force Valve to step their game up, and finally we have another proper choice. Sounds like a win win situation. Maybe one day Microsoft will get off their lazy asses and step up to the plate as well.
Steam has had competition from EA Download Manager and Direct2Drive for a while. This only hampers choice as now your only digital option is Origin.
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What have they done to offer a superior service outside of making their blockbuster titles unique to Origin...?
You mean outside of making blockbuster titles all the time? Well I don't really have time to explain how competition drives a free market.
    
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Direct2Drive > Steam > Origin
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Steam has had competition from EA Download Manager and Direct2Drive for a while. This only hampers choice as now your only digital option is Origin.
Gamestop,Impulse, and Direct2Drive still offer EA products.

http://www.direct2drive.com/10262/pr...sis-2-Download

http://www.impulsedriven.com/crysis2

http://www.gamestop.com/pc/games/crysis-2/75103
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He never said anything about superior service. He said they brought Valve some competition. Reading is an A+ skill bro.
I guess, I think of competition as offering a near-to, or superior, service... neither of which I view Origins with.
 
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So does amazon digital download...
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Remember guys, Origin is different from Steam. Origin is a download manager+store+chat...you can even play the game without Origin running. Steam is actually a client that is needed to run the game. Put simply...Origin is the new name for EA Download Manager. You don't even have to run it after you install a game, you may uninstall it if you want.

BTW, there is NO chance I'm going to miss Battlefield 3 because of this minor thing. If the intention is to chat with my Steam friends while I play BF3, sure...simply I'll add the shorcut to Steam, and problem solved.
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Again though, the competition isn't the problem. The problem is making big hit games an "Origin Exclusive", such as Crysis 2 and BF3. Not allowing the customer to choose where they buy the games from, especially considering most of us use Steam.
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