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People are quick to bash Ubisoft, EA, activision, and capcom, but last time I check every single one of those companies is releasing many more games on PC than Valve, and if anyone had noticed.

Valve recently has become even more greedy than those 4 companies. Just take one look at the greedy cash grab TF2 has become, and I dont care what people say, Portal 2 wasnt that great. I mean, for christ sake, the entire co op campaign can be beaten by 1 person. Only thing that requires 2 people is to open door at end of puzzle.

Before you get another penny from me valve, can you explain why TF2 is the only game that crashes my video driver? Out of the 200 or so pc games I have, yours is the only one that crashes Valve.

Valve fanbois are worse than nintendo fanbois.
People will pay for it, why not make a profit? Why do you think Micro-transaction based MMOs are still going strong. People would rather cough up the money to get it now than actually earn it. Not Valve's fault people are lazy.

Besides, EA has done this for years with the NFS series (since at LEAST 2007). Being able to 'buy' the vehicle upgrade packs so you can use them without having to earn them. It even says in the download description that they can be unlocked through normal gameplay.
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You seem to think that Valve and EA are in the same business. Valve makes and distributes their games. DICE made BF3 and EA just distributes.

Valve as a dev has every right to choose where they want to distribute.

This issue is EA, the publisher, not DICE choosing how it gets distributed. THAT is the BS here. If DICE said "We only want our game on Origin." I doubt there would be this huge uproar. But this is EA, not DICE
EA owns DICE, much the same as Activision owns Infinity ward.

SO, DICE is actually EA, EA could tomorrow change DICE's name to EA GAMES DEPT.
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If you sign this, you MUST hold the same feelings toward Steam - boycott Half-Life 2: Ep.3 unless it releases on Origin (or any other Valve game).

To not do so is a double standard making you all hypocrites.

I don't see a problem with this... as long as Origin isn't the only method to obtain the game, why is it such a big deal? And I'm referring to physical copies with this comment - which reminds me, what is all that BS about people giving the argument in favor of Steam* of not having to worry about losing their games? We're all mature-ish at least right? I have an 11-year-old brother that hasn't even lost a game yet, and he's been playing his Xbox for like 4 or 5 years (and the PS2 before that).


*In the threads created in years past about certain games requiring Steam to run
ill sign that. Well said man.
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Valve has TF2 hats, other companies have their lovely $15.00 extra map packs. Flaming each side about being 'fanbois' isn't helping gaming. Chill.
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Omg its another ocn rant thread about something so small and menial. Grow up guys.

also all of you are ignorant if you think this petition is going to make any difference. lmao.

i will not sign. pio i am very dissapoint
 
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EA owns DICE, much the same as Activision owns Infinity ward.

SO, DICE is actually EA, EA could tomorrow change DICE's name to EA GAMES DEPT.
You are correct sir, I forgot about the buyout in 05. I stand corrected. Also, as for the topic. I haven't signed. My wallet will do that for me. I prefer Steam, but that hasn't stopped me from buying games elsewhere. However, lately I'm getting tired of installs and downloads through other software and having them all over. Steam is far more convenient with the downloads and installs being to 1 place.

And seriously, lets drop the TF2 cash shop argument. EA has sold unlockable stuff for games since November of 2007 (at least) and that was barely a month after TF2 came out. So EA has done it longer.


It's a moot point anyway as micro-transaction stuff will always be around for the lazy people who can't be bothered to unlock it legitly.
 
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The title should be changed to "No exclusives games for any download service."

But....EA still have their games everywhere else but Steam.
Call Steam and ask them what's going on. They already said it was their decision not to sell EA games.
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If you sign this, you MUST hold the same feelings toward Steam - boycott Half-Life 2: Ep.3 unless it releases on Origin (or any other Valve game).

To not do so is a double standard making you all hypocrites.

I don't see a problem with this... as long as Origin isn't the only method to obtain the game, why is it such a big deal? And I'm referring to physical copies with this comment - which reminds me, what is all that BS about people giving the argument in favor of Steam* of not having to worry about losing their games? We're all mature-ish at least right? I have an 11-year-old brother that hasn't even lost a game yet, and he's been playing his Xbox for like 4 or 5 years (and the PS2 before that).


*In the threads created in years past about certain games requiring Steam to run
Agree 100%. Just because users have their game library with Steam, they give them a pass. There's a server double standard in this thread, and EA games were NEVER exclusive to Origin to begin with. It's Steam that acting like a child with their shady business practices. Keep following a Developer who knows that EA, another huge company is a threat to take away customers.

Steam has many users but they don't sell many copies of games. You would think PC games are selling in the millions but they are barely cracking 200K per title at launch. EA can do 200K on Origin.
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The title should be changed to "No exclusives games for any download service."

But....EA still have their games everywhere else but Steam.
Call Steam and ask them what's going on. They already said it was their decision not to sell EA games.
Which makes no sense... "Search store > by publisher > Electronic Arts > showing 122 results"

Wait what? They're not going to sell EA games, yet are still selling 122 EA games?
 
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Which makes no sense... "Search store > by publisher > Electronic Arts > showing 122 results"

Wait what? They're not going to sell EA games, yet are still selling 122 EA games?
We're talking about BF3 and Crysis 2. Or did the conversation just changed to Madden 2008?
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