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The people who say that steam does it too are forgetting 2 very important things

1. Steam has the vast majority of sales from online gaming stores

2. Steam has been around before ANY online gaming store.

3. All their games require Steam anyways in order to chat, communicate, search for games, etc.
    
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http://kotaku.com/5811996/crysis-2-p...-on-eas-origin

BF3 could be Origin only. Even if you buy retail, you must install Origin in order to play.
Where does it say you must install Origin? It says its only available as a digital version through Origin, not that you have to install Origin too.If you buy the retail version, obviously to download it you need Origin but if it bugs you so much uninstall Origin after. Can you uninstall steam after you have installed a game through Steam?? See theres a difference.
At the minute Origin isnt being used for DRM unlike Steamworks, not saying this is not gonna change, but there seems to be quite a bit of adding things in here and there and misinformation.
Edited by davieg - 6/15/11 at 6:49am
    
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Where does it say you must install Origin? It says its only available as a digital version through Origin, not that you have to install Origin too.If you buy the retail version, obviously to download it you need Origin but if it bugs you so much uninstall Origin after.
At the minute Origin isnt being used for DRM unlike Steamworks, not saying this is not gonna change, but there seems to be quite a bit of adding things in here and there and misinformation.
i can answer this... goes down to CEX and asks to preorder BF3 on PC

*rips space-time continuum
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i can answer this... goes down to CEX and asks to preorder BF3 on PC

*rips space-time continuum

Lol exactly, the way it works at the minute is not suggesting DRM ridden must have Origin installed to activate or run.
Am not saying its gonna change but at the minute its just a glorified download manager with friends list. Maybe it will stay like this.
    
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The people who say that steam does it too are forgetting 2 very important things

1. Steam has the vast majority of sales from online gaming stores

2. Steam has been around before ANY online gaming store.

3. All their games require Steam anyways in order to chat, communicate, search for games, etc.
Your 3 points are meaningless

EA start doing it and they are the bad ones.

Valve do it and they are gods.
    
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You know, I am mad. I love steam and my game selection and everything is there, friends, community, server list...

Origin is just EA downloader improved coppy of steam. I had to use EA downloader for BF2142, BF2 xpacks, and never had a problem. Now I gotta use it for BF3? Not really a big deal to me... I mean it is packed with crap now (friends list, overlay). But even If I buy retail, im 99.9% sure it will require activate on orgin. Hope not tho.

But im buying box anyway now.
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Lol exactly, the way it works at the minute is not suggesting DRM ridden must have Origin installed to activate or run.
Am not saying its gonna change but at the minute its just a glorified download manager with friends list. Maybe it will stay like this.
can i get rep+ for the lols ... i kinda need it

plus what if!!! .... their working on the client to release when BF releases?
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can i get rep+ for the lols ... i kinda need it

plus what if!!! .... their working on the client to release when BF releases?

Maybe, but what if Valve are working on a client where you need to dress in your wifes clothes whilst having a rubber chicken on your head to get a game to start?
See no one knows.
    
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Maybe, but what if Valve are working on a client where you need to dress in your wifes clothes whilst having a rubber chicken on your head to get a game to start?
See no one knows.
idk but i doubt that would have any competition from steam cz EVERYONE will wanna do that
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