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Originally Posted by Ploppytheman View Post
Steam is Valve is a developer.

I think Origin is stupid and I dont like it, but I want BF3 so I dont really care. It makes me hate EA more though so I am less likely to buy other products that I may have been on the fence about. If Origins is genuinely better than steam and more importantly sells ALL games not just EA ones I might use it. However I have a large collection of steam games already so they would have to be much better than steam.
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reminds me of this

Pretty much applies here.

People will buy the game regardless.
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Originally Posted by Lifeshield View Post
Pretty much applies here.

People will buy the game regardless.
I can tell you with 110% certainty that I won't buy BF3 if it REQUIRES Origin to run. It's that simple.

I have yet to buy a COD game past COD4 too, for the obvious reasons.
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Doesn't Left 4 Dead, Portal, etc require Steam?

It's like you're saying it's ok for one company to do it but not the other just because you like one company more.

I'm not for it, but I'm not against it either. I'm kind of neutral on the issue.
Forcing us to use their service by making the game only available there isnt a good way to get us to want to try it. There is already controversy over pre-orders getting extra maps, the warfare pack giving unfair advantages, and then there is this. Personally this is bad on EA's part because they are just making more people hate them. I personally dont think the other 2 issues are a problem for me but being forced to use bloatware for 1 game is going to make me hate EA. I may still get BF3 but my dislike of EA will make me not buy other products from them due to making me annoyed. So I will have origins installed and never use it except for BF3.

Steam are great devs that many people love so no one was mad when they were forced to use Steam, not to mention it was the only service and convienent.


If EA wasnt so stupid they would fix all these problems at once. Here Im gonna solve this for you EA.

Hey guys if you preorder from Origins you get karkland pack free for trying our new service. And if you have BC2 you get warfare pack!

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Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post
I can tell you with 110% certainty that I won't buy BF3 if it REQUIRES Origin to run. It's that simple.

I have yet to buy a COD game past COD4 too, for the obvious reasons.
I did the same thing for halo when they released map packs that you had to buy for EACH xbox for RANKED games. I bought halo books, 2 xboxes, tons of stuff I didnt have to because I loved halo. Then they treated me like crap by forcing me to buy maps so I quit/boycotted them ever since.

If a game like BF3 cost $80 I'd buy it. You treat me like an idiot/cash cow and Im your worst enemy.
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I signed it...

However I prefer games to launch through me, not some 3rd party app. Im also agains steam or anything else like it..

I have yet to buy a game from steam..
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forcing us to use their service by making the game only available there isnt a good way to get us to want to try it. There is already controversy over pre-orders getting extra maps, the warfare pack giving unfair advantages, and then there is this. Personally this is bad on ea's part because they are just making more people hate them. I personally dont think the other 2 issues are a problem for me but being forced to use bloatware for 1 game is going to make me hate ea. I may still get bf3 but my dislike of ea will make me not buy other products from them due to making me annoyed. So i will have origins installed and never use it except for bf3.

Steam are great devs that many people love so no one was mad when they were forced to use steam, not to mention it was the only service and convienent.


If ea wasnt so stupid they would fix all these problems at once. Here im gonna solve this for you ea.

hey guys if you preorder from origins you get karkland pack free for trying our new service. And if you have bc2 you get warfare pack!
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post #128 of 362
Looks like Battlefield 3 isn't the only game to go directly through Origin.

You can currently add Crysis 2 and The Old Republic to the list aswell. Looks like they will be adding all of their titles to Origin at this rate.

I don't think your petition is going to make a difference. EA seem quite set in their ways, especially considering the legal ties that have to be cut with third party distributors, and the expense that comes at doing so aswell.
Edited by Lifeshield - 6/15/11 at 4:26am
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Signed.

I'd love to have Battlefield 3 on Steam just like BFBC2.

Origin, no thanks.
    
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I do not see anything wrong with what EA is doing. Like others have stated Steam and Valve as a whole is seen by EA as a competitor. I enjoy steam and have purchased many games from them. But in a free market i can understand EA's business move. I would like to see more viable competition to steam. And you cannot call EA for foul play for using their own games to help market and distribute origin.

Competition is always good

P.S. Buying mine from EB anyway. Want my damn Box. Do not mind creating a damn origin account if need be. Had to create a EA one for BF2 anyway.
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