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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."
so if we want to buy the game we have to buy it from them and only them(granted it is their game) how is that a free market tho, if they want to charge $100 then in order to play it u have to pay. theres no competition tho keep prices low for the consumer. Its a single title monopoly.
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so if we want to buy the game we have to buy it from them and only them(granted it is their game) how is that a free market tho, if they want to charge $100 then in order to play it u have to pay. theres no competition tho keep prices low for the consumer. Its a single title monopoly.
They made the game! They can charge whatever they want for it...
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They made the game! They can charge whatever they want for it...
Let me guess, you're also one of the ones that blew $90 on COD MW2 aren't you? $60 for the game, and $30 for 4 new maps ($15 per pack).
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I'm in shock that you guys are defending their actions. .. Just shocked
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EA can crawl in a hole and die. The only game I will be forced to buy from them is ME3 and the store version I guess will have to do as long as it doesn't install origins.
    
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retail stores no longer exist!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! oh wait, i can go there and buy the game.
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Share this on other forums, reddit, etc.
Otherwise this forum wont mean much since not everyone will sign. I think it would be good to go over and post tis on the ea forums too.
    
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retail stores no longer exist!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! oh wait, i can go there and buy the game.
And if EA has their way about it, you'll still be forced to use their crap Origin software. Which means, no shortcut in nice and easy Steam.

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Share this on other forums, reddit, etc.
Otherwise this forum wont mean much since not everyone will sign. I think it would be good to go over and post tis on the ea forums too.
It's already up on the Steam forums.
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They made the game! They can charge whatever they want for it...
as i said "granted it is their game" but 3rd party companies such as steam, D2D, ect wont be selling it at a discount cause they dont have the license. which equates in to the consumer being cornered in to paying what ever the company wants. i really dont care how they run their company but i do care how they are being stingy over what they are going to charge. So ur saying ur ok if they charge 70-80 bucks for a game? and if u really want it there's no other option(legally) to get it cause they have Exclusive rights?
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Eh, I'll just add non-steam game to steam. Big whoop.
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