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I think it's official. Valve fanboys are the biggest cry babies ever. Much much much much more so than even the whiny little xbox fanboys. Pathetic hypocrites! I am ashamed to be a PC gamer and a member of OCN reading this thread.
    
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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".
sorry, im not gonna give steam a free pass just because it was first.

Also, your first paragraph is all just assumption. Lets get the facts before the freakout.
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I think it's official. Valve fanboys are the biggest cry babies ever. Much much much much more so than even the whiny little xbox fanboys. Pathetic hypocrites! I am ashamed to be a PC gamer and a member of OCN reading this thread.
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i like buying my games on steam!!!!! why would i want to give a greedy publisher an even greater ercentage of my money?
uhm steam is greedy too.
they sell digital copies, yet when buying trough steam in a european country the prices are simply converted from 50$ to 50 euro.
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When the game is installed, wouldn't it be possible to add it as a non-steam game to steam and still use the steam functions with the game? Especially if Origin isn't required to run the game, only install it.
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if bf3 does not come out on steam then i will not get it..... well not a digital download anyways ill just get a hard copy. i only want one DL service so looks like any EA game i want ill just hard copy it then no problems lol

I love steam as it has all my games and friends in one place and in my opinion EA is trying to make there own version Origin but i dont want 2 DL services, so i will just get a Physical copy then link it thru steam so i can chat with all my friends. Problem solved!!
    
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I think it's official. Valve fanboys are the biggest cry babies ever. Much much much much more so than even the whiny little xbox fanboys. Pathetic hypocrites! I am ashamed to be a PC gamer and a member of OCN reading this thread.
I would concur to some extent, but I think mainly its because of how well established Valve has done with Steam over the years. I can only hope EA's infrastructure will be "good" from the get-go based from learning how successful Steam has become.

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No doubt Origin's success will be based on offering BF3 with its hype which should help establish itself like how Steam done with HL2+source games.
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I've said this before, but ALL publishers and developers should use ALL DD services. Using only one is equivalent to only selling it at gamestop or something like that. For one, they'll sell less copies, two, people miss out because they follow their principles.

The BETA for BF3 better be one hell of a good impression for me to buy the game with this exclusive crap. I may end up just buying it in a store and using it with steam anyway...

IF I buy it.
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sorry, im not gonna give steam a free pass just because it was first.

Also, your first paragraph is all just assumption. Lets get the facts before the freakout.
Being first has nothing to do with it. EA pulling their game from a service it was already on just to make it seem "exclusive" was a really cheap move. This doesn't really raise expectations that they'll not want to control future games as well.

It's pretty obvious they're targeting steam as well, BF3 is available on D2D so is Alice Madness Returns and Crysis 2.
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Being first has nothing to do with it. EA pulling their game from a service it was already on just to make it seem "exclusive" was a really cheap move.
Valve did this to D2D, but now amazon etc. Pretty obvious they were targeting D2D. Run along now.
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