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so far so good.
but these are electronic copies. im gonna try BF2 complete edition on this and see what happens.
hey what about BC2? i have that on steam...
    
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I installed it. It only uses three times as much memory as Steam does.
95MB and 76MB on my system. Not enough to make a difference to me.

On another note though, buying a physical copy from game.co.uk is still cheaper than EA for BF3.
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EA, this is going to bite you in the ass.
I highly doubt it. BF3 will be a great game from the looks of it and I bet SWTOR will also be a success. Both are scheduled to be released this year I believe, so it's actually great timing on EA's part to introduce their own store. They will still get plenty of online sales, even if some people will buy a physical copy, and I'm sure a number of customers may stay with Origin and see that it's not all that bad and come back and purchase from there again.
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btw notice this is ONLY A BETA VERSION OF ORIGIN.
so maybe the final crap will be better and will fix those issues u guys are having.
    
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so far so good.
but these are electronic copies. im gonna try BF2 complete edition on this and see what happens.
hey what about BC2? i have that on steam...
I actually heard BC2 from Steam can be imported or activated or whatever to Origin. But don't take my word for it.
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OMG now a petition...

Even if every single OCN'er signs it that's like less than 1% of their audience you think EA gives a flying crap about that? Waste of time.

I am willing to make a prediction in 1 week nobody cares.lol
1% still is a massive amount of people, and therefore profits. If enough people voice their anger towards the move, and sales indicate that I'm sure they'll change.

As for the actual more, EA, I am disappoint. You are making life harder for us, and there is no way origin can compete with steam now. It simply is too big, it stocks games from pretty much every publisher and is pretty cheap. Unless you can beat it at its own game (which your not, you only have your games on origin) there is no way in hell it'll ever be successful.
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I actually heard BC2 from Steam can be imported or activated or whatever to Origin. But don't take my word for it.
It can. Though the Steam bought Vietnam expansion cannot.
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I buy retail so I dont think it hurts me.

BUT

I agree with some people that they react far too much for such little change.

AND

EA Origin will still get new customers since not every gamer has steam installed.(Like me)
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1% still is a massive amount of people, and therefore profits. If enough people voice their anger towards the move, and sales indicate that I'm sure they'll change.

As for the actual more, EA, I am disappoint. You are making life harder for us, and there is no way origin can compete with steam now. It simply is too big, it stocks games from pretty much every publisher and is pretty cheap. Unless you can beat it at its own game (which your not, you only have your games on origin) there is no way in hell it'll ever be successful.
hmmm battlefield 3 or steam. Sorry Steam, i never liked you to begin with. see ya later. oh wait, i can use both, i can still play all the games i own on it.


hurrah, it doesnt change anything for me.
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I will join this boycott/petition.. Someone link it, or start it..

If BF3 is not on steam. I will stop PC gaming.. yeah I said it.
You are full of it....
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