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Sorry EA, I'm purchasing a hard copy. If it was on Steam, I would have pre-ordered it in a heartbeat; so would many others.
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Seems EA really doesn't want me to buy their games.


Edit: I wonder, will future EA games [like HL2/Portal/L4D] require being run through their game client? That is the only way they'll get people to take up a 2nd game client.

Edit 2: MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic is an Origin exclusive and Alice: Madness Returns is already gone from Steam.
GOD D$%&$%&^$&$%^&$%&^ so Alice was on steam then was pulled? what about customers who payed for it?
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I won't buy anything that isn't sold on steam.

EA, your the only one that's losing here.

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How is this different from Valve not allowing D2D, EA, or any other digital service to sell their exclusive games?

Don't allow double standards. You may not like EA doing for this, but they have every right to do so.
They'll probably sell it cheaper than Valve in the future also.
Because unlike those other digital services Steam doesn't suck
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Seems EA really doesn't want me to buy their games.


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Edit 2: MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic is an Origin exclusive and Alice: Madness Returns is already gone from Steam.
Wuhh???? EA didn't make those games, they have no right over them, I believe Valve does, so Valve = Steam
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I won't buy anything that isn't sold on steam.

EA, your the only one that's losing here.

I hope Lulzsec will bring them down every minute of the day

EA is going to fail.
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they better not do this with BF3. I'm going to be so pissed. Not having the option to play it w steam.. UGH.
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they better not do this with BF3. I'm going to be so pissed. Not having the option to play it w steam.. UGH.
This. Backing up games, instant and automatic updates and A COMMUNITY OF FRIENDS. Origin won't have my friends. Period. Most of them don't even know there are digital distribution competitors. EA is royally killing it's reputation.
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Man i just really want to keep my games with steam i have 34 games on steam don't wanna have to switch to orgin to just play BF3


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does it really freaking matter how its downloaded? Ya, I like steam but just because they are doing their own thing does not mean Im gonna skip BF3. Ill pay the same amount of money and enjoy the game just the same.



Cause clicking on one icon to play your game is so hard.
Yeah well think how much worse it is with 110 games on steam.
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Even if you buy a physical copy who's to say you wont still need to register it on Origin...
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