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EA can do whatever they want. I will just vote with my wallet and not buy. If you do not have a spine, be free to let EA dictate you like a coward.
Did you ever stop and think that its not about not having a spine? Perhaps some of us just don't care what service we use and don't see opening an extra (and faster) application up to play it as bad as everyone says? Good lord.
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You mean a good move? Bad to anyone on this forum with ridiculously stupid standards (mostly everyone), but a good move to become more competitive.
If BF3 takes this route as well, it won't bother me at all. I'll just end up using Origin also. I don't see the problem with that.

You people..
which means lower prices for the customer (usually)
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why are valve games on origin but ea games not on steam
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Yeah I can see this happening.





I want to skip on this game just because anyone who buys it is pretty much allowing companies to screw gamers over more and more, but I really won't have a choice. I know all my friends will buy it and I'll enjoy it... so yeah mixed feelings I suppose.
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Why are you people so mad? If you buy a physical copy of your EA game in which case it would not require the installation of Origin bloatware, i see no problem here.

Unless Origin would be a required install and required to actually play the game, then yes; get the pitchforks and all that.
why is it ok for games to require steam, but not origin. They are building an entire social community around BF3. They cant do that, and tie it to steam. they can do that with origin.
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Unless Origin would be a required install and required to actually play the game, then yes; get the pitchforks and all that.
So it's ok for steam to do it, but not origin? Hypocrisy much?

EDIT: Evidently, I am slow and easily ninja'd.

Also, I welcome the competition to steamworks, if nothing else. Maybe people will finally wise up that vendor lock in is a crappy deal no matter who the publisher is.
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Man, I can't believe this thread actually got so big. I read through most of it and it just about every post is the same. Some people don't want it, some people don't care.

I don't care beings I already have games on EADM/Orgin. I'm also pretty sure that almost eveyone already has an EA account. Almost all of the people complaining here I'm sure have BC2 and you had to have a EA login for that on MP. Isn't that same login that is tied to your EA account used to log into the Orgin(EADM)? Doesn't that mean you really don't have to remember a new login and password?

I really think it is sad seeing some of these lame complaints here. I guess some people just like to complain for the sake of complaining. There is always something that PC gamers are complaining about, no wonder PC is taking a back seat to everything these days. I know there have been some legitimate complaints about some games, but it just seems like it is going too far these days. Orgin is not going to kill your PC if it is running and if people are too lazy to give an extra click to play a game, then I wouldn't want you playing on my team anyways.
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love the game hate EA mixed feelings are what everyone on this thread seems to have ;p
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why is it ok for games to require steam, but not origin. They are building an entire social community around BF3. They cant do that, and tie it to steam. they can do that with origin.

Which would make clan/community sites useless. Then comes the "Oh hey we'll host your team's page, better yet we'll host your VOIP service too, guess what though? It's all moderated by us! YAY!"

Yeah, which is why I have mixed feelings. It's cool for new features, but I rather not have every company start branching out with their own form of "steam".
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Which would make clan/community sites useless. Then comes the "Oh hey we'll host your team's page, better yet we'll host your VOIP service too, guess what though? It's all moderated by us! YAY!"

Yeah, which is why I have mixed feelings. It's cool for new features, but I rather not have every company start branching out with their own form of "steam".
^this.
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