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Argh, one more client for my pc games. I already have Steam, Games for Windows Live and Battle.net. And now Origin?
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Originally Posted by Telimektar View Post
Sounds exactly like die hard apple fanboys, won't buy anything if it doesn't have the shiny Apple logo, same with most of OCN users, won't buy a game if it's not on Steam while criticizing the console market because it's not "open", you've got to love the hypocrisy.
^This.

hypocrites being hypocritical. +rep my man.
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post #273 of 606
They best not take sims 3 off steam, I want to get that and all the EXP's there instead of having all the discs to install, I dont even think origin installs the games for you
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EA... Screw you. I want my BF3 on Steam, just because it is easier.
Edited by lambo_frk - 6/14/11 at 11:39pm
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seriously F*ck EA. they are really pushing my buttons.

a game not being on steam in some cases unless its super awesome is a no buy
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seriously F*ck EA. they are really pushing my buttons.

a game not being on steam in some cases unless its super awesome is a no buy
But isnt BF3 SUPER AWESOME already ????

Seriously though. You guys arent buying a game just becuase it isnt in Steam?

Just buy retail and add a shortcut....
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Steam saved PC gaming.

I buy games on Steam to thank them for the work they put into my platform of choice, and also because it's convinient and often incredibly cheap. Moving to another platform will result in me not buying the game.
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Originally Posted by SupahSpankeh View Post
Steam saved PC gaming.

I buy games on Steam to thank them for the work they put into my platform of choice, and also because it's convinient and often incredibly cheap. Moving to another platform will result in me not buying the game.
I remember when people claimed that steam ruined PC gaming when their client in the past used to be full of bugs and had lots of connectivity issues or patches which took a week to get.


But I agree that EA pulling games from steam is a bit ego tripping and trying to force people to their own store.
If EA platform won't be as good as steam, they will find out how much its hitting their sales very soon.
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post #279 of 606
lol, were people seriously comparing steam to D2D, Impulse and Gamestop in this thread? ridicolous..

It's not just about being able to download the games online, it's more about all the features that steam has to offer.. the community thing, friends list, chat, steam cloud and lots more that NO other service can offer.

Basically you could set up online wars or random games with your friends within a minute through steam friends without the use of those horrible instant messaging tools like msn, icq etc etc..
Achievements, game statistics.. steam just has it all.

Best of all is that it's all featured in a smart and clear platform as opposed to Windows Live for example which is just plain terrible.

As for the Origin thing, EA IS gonna lose sales by making their games Origin exclusive, its a fact so stop denying it to those who are doing so.
It's a terrible move even from a business perspective (not to mention from the customer perspective).

This raises the question if you have to be running Origin in order to play the games like Steam or is it just a simple Download Manager like the old EADM?
Any Origin user here that can answer this question?
Edited by toX0rz - 6/15/11 at 12:12am
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Wasn't gonna get BF3 or TOR anyways... they look so meh.
Now if Mirror's Edge is Origin exclusive... I'll hunt Kotick down <_<
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