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So are EA games thru Steam not playable now?
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I seriously don't get the fuss over this, it it really that hard to click another icon ? >.>
Besides EA has some nice deals very now and then.

Does anyone have the link to download origin? I can't seem to find it
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I hope the people who bought Crysis 2 through Steam still get to use it through Steam.

I swear if they make Mass Effect 3 an Origin exclusive (including the boxed version) not only will I not buy that game but I will also never buy an EA game ever again. The moment you put a knife through the heart of one of my favorite game franchises is the moment I write off all of your current and future games as failures and never look back.
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post #174 of 606
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This.

Eliminating customer choice is a dumb move....even by EA standards.
Thats the most naive thing I've ever read. If they could, ALL companies would eliminate customer choice! How does EA profit by allowing you to get their games through Steam especially when they have their own competing service they are trying to get going? You are basically saying EA should let their own attempt fail just so you can continue to use a competing platform. Thats just ludicrous....
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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...
Apparently, every game released in 2009 onwards will activate. Trying a few of my keys, I couldn't get Crysis 1, BF2, C&C3, or MOH: Airborne to activate. I could only get Red Alert 3 to work. Every EA game I've bought since then was on Steam.

As for Steam keys, I don't see why they wouldn't work.
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I seriously don't get the fuss over this, it it really that hard to click another icon ? >.>
Besides EA has some nice deals very now and then.

Does anyone have the link to download origin? I can't seem to find it
http://www.origin.com/download
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Thats the most naive thing I've ever read. If they could, ALL companies would eliminate customer choice! How does EA profit by allowing you to get their games through Steam especially when they have their own competing service they are trying to get going? You are basically saying EA should let their own attempt fail just so you can continue to use a competing platform. Thats just ludicrous....
Because there's those of us that refuse to run their crappy platform for just one game. By eliminating Steam, they're just hurting sales of the game.
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And I'm willing to bet that if BF3 is an Origin Exclusive and requires Origin to play, I won't play it, and I won't recommend it.
Your loss...
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Your loss...
Not really....

It could be the best game in the world, but if its going to be an inconvenience to download and play, then its not worth it to me.
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Because there's those of us that refuse to run their crappy platform for just one game. By eliminating Steam, they're just hurting sales of the game.
1 game now, but possibly dozens in the future.

Even steam started with 1 game.

I fail to understand how you can be with fine with steam being thrust on you for game after game, with sometimes multiple forms of DRM. But suddenly Origin, or EADM as it was previously known is the devil for trying to make itself a better product, and connect all EA products together, rather than individual games.

steam and origin are the same thing, only one was started a long time ago. Does that mean that others should not exist?
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