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Sold copy of BF3 -1
That is getting a little hasty, as its just a rumor right now.

I'm personally not going to buy it if its exclusive to Origin. But if its a good game, and I don't NEED Origin to play the game (and I can store the download locally), then I might get it on sale.

The point is that we don't want them to limit us to where we buy our games, and force us with even more DRM than we really need to have.
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I updated the OP with a link to the article about it.
i cant find anything saying its exclusive.

The article says they are exclusive, but nothing in the press release from EA states it exclusive.

Considering im looking at battlefield 3 for sale on Direct2drive. I dont see how it could be exclusive.

I think its merely an article using a flashy headline to get visitors.
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i cant find anything saying its exclusive.

The article says they are exclusive, but nothing in the press release from EA states it exclusive.

Considering im looking at battlefield 3 for sale on Direct2drive. I dont see how it could be exclusive.

I think its merely an article using a flashy headline to get visitors.
Who's to say that you don't NEED Origin to activate and play the game? It states right in Origin's ToS that it might be required for some games to play.
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While you are somewhat correct. This petition is also a hopeful preventative measure. Letting them know right now, we are not cool with this.
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I never once said that I have a problem with Origin. I have a problem with it being EXCLUSIVE to Origin.
What is wrong with that though? If you have no problem with it, what's wrong with EA trying to get more business? I know we all love steam, lord knows I have tons of games on it, but having things like "exclusive rights" is part of what makes a free market "free."
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Why cant it be on both?
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Who's to say that you don't NEED Origin to activate and play the game? It states right in Origin's ToS that it might be required for some games to play.
who's to say we do need it.
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What is wrong with that though? If you have no problem with it, what's wrong with EA trying to get more business? I know we all love steam, lord knows I have tons of games on it, but having things like "exclusive rights" is part of what makes a free market "free."
What's wrong with that, is forcing us onto just one more form of DRM. One more login and password to remember. One more place that we must go to download and play our games. It's about an ease of access thing. That's why we all love Steam so much. It's been here since forever basically, almost everyone has one already, and you can get just about any game on it (exclusive or not to Steam). Forcing us onto another service just for one game is rediculous.

I have no problems at all with EA wanting a piece of the pie. And if they do go that route...that's fine. I just won't buy BF3. I'll keep playing BFBC2 then.

The key problem that we have (the reason for the petition), is making it EXCLUSIVE to a crappy form of DRM and digital distribution client, and they don't even bother removing the existing DRM either.

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who's to say we do need it.
The petition is more or less a preventative measure, to make sure that we DON'T NEED Origin to play the game. It's at least one small step we can take.
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