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Why doesn't the petition say something like "Stop steam and origin specific games" then...?
Because this one in particular is in regards to EA and DICE, in regards to BF3.
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One minute on OCN: OOOOHHHHHHH we all love BF3 back to PC gaming

next minute
What's that a new program for my PC to run? you know our overkill rigs? One more program? can't be having that now
I still love BF3, I dont like EA and Origin. I think you are confused on what we are discussing.
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Because this one in particular is in regards to EA and DICE, in regards to BF3.
So "waaa the game isn't exclusive to MY platform"?
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So "waaa the game isn't exclusive to MY platform"?
No, if you would learn to read, you would understand that it has nothing to do with being "exclusive" to Steam, or even being able to be bought off Steam. We just don't want it EXCLUSIVE to Origin, meaning...the game requiring Origin to run.
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No, if you would learn to read, you would understand that it has nothing to do with being "exclusive" to Steam, or even being able to be bought off Steam. We just don't want it EXCLUSIVE to Origin, meaning...the game requiring Origin to run.
Do you want me to list all the games coming out this year steam exclusive, many before BF3? You just happened to single this one out because... it's origin exclusive instead...?
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Do you want me to list all the games coming out this year steam exclusive, many before BF3? You just happened to single this one out because... it's origin exclusive instead...?
Tell me this though, Are they owned by valve/steam and being forced to be exclusive or are they choosing to be exclusive to steam?
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Do you want me to list all the games coming out this year steam exclusive, many before BF3? You just happened to single this one out because... it's origin exclusive instead...?
Yes, that's exactly the point. Like I've said, a LOT of us already have Steam accounts (which we trust Steam with not losing our games), so that's not as big of a deal.

If you would like to make a petition for Steam exclusive, be my guest.
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Do you want me to list all the games coming out this year steam exclusive, many before BF3? You just happened to single this one out because... it's origin exclusive instead...?
Again, unless it's a Valve game, that's the DEV'S CHOICE, not Steam's. Go get mad at those devs.
 
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Tell me this though, Are they owned by valve/steam and being forced to be exclusive or are they choosing to be exclusive to steam?
So I have to wait for another valve game for you to get up in arms about steamworks? I mean, those huge posts about portal 2 forcing steam on everyone were so memorable... right...?
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If you would like to make a petition for Steam exclusive, be my guest.
It would be about all exclusivity. But then, that's a losing battle anyway. I figure the more exclusives at this point the better, because maybe if gamers don't always want the service being forced upon them they'll actually think about forcing their preferred service on others. I guess not though, this whole debate has proven that pretty thoroughly..
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Again, unless it's a Valve game, that's the DEV'S CHOICE, not Steam's. Go get mad at those devs.
What exactly is the artifical distinction here between valve and EA? A publisher isn't allowed to make decisions about a game? O.o
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So I have to wait for another valve game for you to get up in arms about steamworks? I mean, those huge posts about portal 2 forcing steam on everyone were so memorable... right...?
It would be about all exclusivity. But then, that's a losing battle anyway. I figure the more exclusives at this point the better, because maybe if gamers don't always want the service being forced upon them they'll actually think about forcing their preferred service on others. I guess not though, this whole debate has proven that pretty thoroughly..
What exactly is the artifical distinction here between valve and EA? A publisher isn't allowed to make decisions about a game? O.o
The distinction is that Steam/Valve isn't forcing those devs to choose Steamworks. EA is forcing DICE to use only Origin (still a rumor but that's where the petition comes from.) And yes I know EA owns DICE, the point still stands.
 
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