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Well if I cant get EA games off steam and if they ONLY require 1 to access them on their half assed orgin.. i guess i'm going to pull an old school and buy the CD copy on Newegg or Amazon and then install on steam as a non-steam game. TOTALLY bypassing EA's terrible program. I will do that for BF3 and Crysis 2.
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post #12 of 62
Will EA still sell boxed copies now that it has this Origins crap?
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Originally Posted by kiwiasian View Post
Will EA still sell boxed copies now that it has this Origins crap?
I wouldn't expect them to go all digital for a long while.
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post #14 of 62
Would be nice if the EA games are cheaper thru their service....still a bunch of bs and so much hassle.
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post #15 of 62
They just pulled Crysis 2 off steam! I still own my copy but you can't buy a new one. stupid EA.
    
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post #16 of 62
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How long does Steam guarantees your games to be downloaded?
Um as long as steam exists? They never pulled anything. Heck EA said no Crysis 2 for sale but those who bought it still have it.
    
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post #17 of 62
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Um as long as steam exists? They never pulled anything. Heck EA said no Crysis 2 for sale but those who bought it still have it.
Is that guaranteed though? I expect EA wrote it into the TOS to cover potential lawsuits if they remove the downloads to old games.
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post #18 of 62
hey uh, does this mean I'll have to re-download it through Origin even though I bought it from steam?

What happens if I need to re-download it?
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Is that guaranteed though? I expect EA wrote it into the TOS to cover potential lawsuits if they remove the downloads to old games.
Yes, its guaranteed, I already know lots of people having steam since release (2004s?) and still playing their old games. Also I've never really saw one single complaint over forums etc of games being removed from steam.

Basically I'd use steam because games will last forever on my list and keep themselves up to date, as well as the community.
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Yes, its guaranteed, I already know lots of people having steam since release (2004s?) and still playing their old games. Also I've never really saw one single complaint over forums etc of games being removed from steam.

Basically I'd use steam because games will last forever on my list and keep themselves up to date, as well as the community.
Is it in the TOS? Otherwise people might just take it for granted and Steam could still pull it if they wanted. Not that they would but still...
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