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Blah blah blah. Big deal. Everyone cries about how much they hate Steam until something like this happens and now they want to boycott EA? Eye for an eye..
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This makes no sense at all. Have you been drinking? Lots of products hit the market and require a maturation stage where people go from "meh" to "cant live without". Your point makes no sense.

Its okay Vhati...keep bleeting and other companies will come out with their crapware that people like you will gladly install.
hey, valve forced me to install their crapware. Its ok for valve though, because they are the saviors of humanity.

Valve doesnt create every game you want to play. Just so you know. They are nothing more than an online gamestop.

I want to support the developers, to hell with anyone and anything else. They make the games i love, not origin, not steam, not direct2drive.
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This makes no sense at all. Have you been drinking? Lots of products hit the market and require a maturation stage where people go from "meh" to "cant live without". Your point makes no sense.

Its okay Vhati...keep bleeting and other companies will come out with their crapware that people like you will gladly install.
The bolded part is his point. You are totally contradicting yourself. You say that lots of products require a maturation stage, but yet you are bashing EA without giving them the time to mature their product.
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The games where you can invite friends through the overlay are ever Valve or Steamworks games anyway, you will have to run them through Steam wherever you bought them from.
whoa whoa whoa. Dont bring facts and relevancy to the subject. Thats not playing fair.
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lol WOW i was 'activating' BC2 from steam with origin and i screwed up and started over, and now i cant validate my CD key with origin.

thank jesus im not tied to origin forever with all EA games
oh wait...
After adding a game, click the settings wheel, and Refresh My Games. I couldn't see BFBC2 until I did.
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If I had my way I'd eliminate all of these services. I just want to buy a game and play it on my PC. I don't want it to load some program I don't want just to play it.
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I am very upset with this. I get all your arguements about how Steam is forced on some people and all, but I still only want Steam. I was waiting until the DX11 patch to buy crysis 2 now they can just forget it. Won't stop me from buying BF3 though. Just every game except for BF3.
    
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I don't blame them from a business standpoint I suppose, but I don't think it is going to have the impact they are hoping for. In fact, I think it will do the opposite and hurt sales. Anyway, IF it is through Origin only, I will only be buying BF3 from retail and adding to steam as 3rd party game. Not because I dislike Origin(never even tried it), but I'd rather not install another program just to play a game. Not a steam fanboy or anything like that, just have all my games through them already and no need in starting another service and fragmenting my games up. If I had all my games through Origin and some other game was steam only, I would do the same, buy retail and add to Origin, if possible.

Now if it requires me to install Origin just to play it, that is another story. I know it is the same as some steam only games, but it will make it a much more difficult decision. I will probably still buy it, but I won't be happy with having to install another service. Again, just because I already have one, plain and simple. Double standard, but Steam obtained my business first and I plan on sticking with them. I'd be the same way if I had started out with some other service instead.
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The bolded part is his point. You are totally contradicting yourself. You say that lots of products require a maturation stage, but yet you are bashing EA without giving them the time to mature their product.
I didn't contradict myself at all. Its an EA product. You sir just contradicted yourself. Ill agree with half this thread, if games like BF3 aren't on Steam than its a no buy for me. And they WILL lose millions of dollars in sales if they don't provide it on the largest online game distribution service.
    
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I didn't contradict myself at all. Its an EA product. You sir just contradicted yourself.
Irrelevant, unless you are implying that they won't be able to mature their product to the same level as Steam. In which case you are indeed contradicting yourself.
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