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I thought that was funny too.

When I lost CD's I would just use CD cracks. Actually I started using CD cracks even if I didn't lose the CD, I hate having to put a disc in all the time.
ive contemplated doing that before, but if you get caught doing it, your done for good
post #592 of 606
EA should pull Crysis 2 from the PC market all together.If Steam did it on their own it s a good decision .
I m extremely sorry i payed for it as retail.
I can t even log in again to try and play the multy as it gives some stupid error after some patch ,a waste of money and time.
Crysis was better .Water looks like s... in this 2011 PC game ,not even the phisics is at Crysis level.
Console port all over.
   
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ive contemplated doing that before, but if you get caught doing it, your done for good
Not true, He isnt talking about a CD Key, its a no CD patch basically, who wants to put a cd in everytime... not me... and it isnt detectable from what I know...
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I really don't care who has the game if I like it I will buy from who ever has it. So far I have only used steam once and all my other games have come from E.A. origin or I bought the disk for the game. Some may say its stupid but it's just me being me.
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I forgot my rig doesnt have disc drive XD. Its going to be fun installing on slow usb dvd drive, thats if its origin free and stand alone .
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I really don't care who has the game if I like it I will buy from who ever has it. So far I have only used steam once and all my other games have come from E.A. origin or I bought the disk for the game. Some may say its stupid but it's just me being me.
It s one thing to show off your PC game collection to the friends in a physical manner and something else to have them digitally.
Ok ,i like installing from Steam repository once in a while some games , but the retail disk is something you have for sure .
When you buy it retail you are eating that package with your mind and eyes until you open it up , unique feeling
   
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ive contemplated doing that before, but if you get caught doing it, your done for good
Lawl

its just a game ..

your gone forever , to a maximum security facility !



    
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wait wait wait so EA basicly yanked crysis 2 from my steam account and asked me to install there crappy new program? ***..
    
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wait wait wait so EA basicly yanked crysis 2 from my steam account and asked me to install there crappy new program? ***..
no, try reading the thread.
you're a perfect example of fanboyism
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^ Not possible for Valve to have been unhappy at having their nose pushed out, then?

I called it earlier and said Crytek will have entered into a publishing deal with Origin that violated the Terms and Conditions of Steam. These T&C won't be public, either, as they're for developers and publishers, not users, so there is little way of clarification without Valve giving it. But my best bet is that Crytek were going to either give Origin exclusivity on future DLC and/or charge less for it on Origin than Steam.

I can see how that'd violate the T&C of Steam as I imagine Valve either request impartiality between services or, as hinted at by the EA spokesman, changed their T&C to demand all DLC for Steam published games at least or exclusively come through Steam. I'm hoping it's the "at least" option but worst comes to worst Steam tried pulling an Apple and demanding dictatorship.
Valve has had plenty of games that have had DLC only through GFWL or through the publisher directly. Fallout 3 is one example, Mass Effect 2 is another. Not to mention that other games have had multi-DD launches, multi-DD exclusives and it didn't matter to VALVe either. How many games have been pulled from Steam for this reason?

So at this point you're just throwing poo on the wall b/c you seem to have no idea why the game was pulled but you'd like to blame Steam all the same.

Right now I'm viewing this as 55/45 EA's fault if only b/c the vast number of games that Valve has on Steam & the zero games that have been removed before this incident. Once we know more then we can lay blame but its pointless to draw complex conclusions from the little info we all have.
    
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