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Crap. That would be so awesome if EA released BF3 without it requiring you to have Origin. Just regular retail - I can live with that.
 
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I'm still new to gaming but I don't understand the issue here. All of my games are in my games folder in windows. It doesn't matter where I got them. Why does this matter? I will just buy BF3 from wherever and it'll to into my games folder with the rest. In fact I don't like having to open up steam to play metro (the only steam game I have)...
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I will simply not use Origin, I will buy a physical copy and activate it on Steam.
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Tell Battlefield what you think on their facebook.. Maybe they can get thru to EA..
Battlefield Facebook.
For all I know its all the same people. Just doing anything I can think of . I'm in a panic right now tbh.
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One thing is certain, this subject has a lot of people riled up, one way or the other.
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I'm still new to gaming but I don't understand the issue here. All of my games are in my games folder in windows. It doesn't matter where I got them. Why does this matter? I will just buy BF3 from wherever and it'll to into my games folder with the rest. In fact I don't like having to open up steam to play metro (the only steam game I have)...
Then you won't like Origin, since from what we can tell it is basically an analog to Steam.
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One thing is certain, this subject has a lot of people riled up, one way or the other.


Then you won't like Origin, since from what we can tell it is basically an analog to Steam.
I "Activated" my steam purchased BC2 key on origin. Origin does NOT need to be running for me to play it...but the in game features are pretty snazzy.
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Thank God for some proper competition against steam. EA will force Valve to step their game up, and finally we have another proper choice. Sounds like a win win situation. Maybe one day Microsoft will get off their lazy asses and step up to the plate as well.
    
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Thank God for some proper competition against steam. EA will force Valve to step their game up, and finally we have another proper choice. Sounds like a win win situation. Maybe one day Microsoft will get off their lazy asses and step up to the plate as well.
What have they done to offer a superior service outside of making their blockbuster titles unique to Origin...?
 
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What have they done to offer a superior service outside of making their blockbuster titles unique to Origin...?
He never said anything about superior service. He said they brought Valve some competition. Reading is an A+ skill bro.
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We don't know the specifics, maybe EA was unable to sell games on Origin for less than on Steam, so they did what they had to do, pull the games...

If EA pulled their games from the App store this thread would be completely different

EDIT: just as I installed more than one browser, i will install more than one game service
Edited by SyncMaster753 - 6/14/11 at 7:44pm
    
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