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Originally Posted by swisha;13876393 
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?

Well, thats how the free market works. You don't have a right to their intellectual content. They created the thing so they can sell it for whatever and by whoever they want. Its pretty simple really....
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but really, watch origin be a pretty good service once we get used to it.
you guys are being too critical. Origin looks ok so far, and its only a beta! calm down guys. still signed it tho. might as well help even if we fail.
    
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what difference its make ? steam or not ? exclusive or not ? the game will going to come out anyway smile.gif i signed but for me its not make any difference otherwise some one here turn my head down and make me understand this smile.gif.
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Originally Posted by Majin SSJ Eric;13876431 
Well, thats how the free market works. You don't have a right to their intellectual content. They created the thing so they can sell it for whatever and by whoever they want. Its pretty simple really....

+1.

I'm not saying I'm happy with EA's decision. Granted, we don't know if it's going to be exclusive yet. And I also haven't bought a single COD since COD4, because I let my wallet speak my mind.

I truly love Steam. It's a great service, with some great features. However, I believe competition is always good. EA simply offering it on their site in addition to steam wouldn't do anything really. But having the balls to make this decision is a gusty decision. It'll either pay off big (which I imagine it will) with loads of additional money from the direct sales, or people won't buy it.

At the same time, there is nothing wrong with you guys signing these petitions. That's how the market works after all.

If this can encourage EA to bring more titles to the PC or even bring better features to the games they publish, then I'm all for it. Like I said, either way, I fine with though. smile.gif
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Originally Posted by JMCB;13876402 
Eh, I'll just add non-steam game to steam. Big whoop.

And again, what happens if it REQUIRES Origin to run? You won't be able to do that.
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Originally Posted by T1nk3rb311;13876515 
+1.

I'm not saying I'm happy with EA's decision. Granted, we don't know if it's going to be exclusive yet. And I also haven't bought a single COD since COD4, because I let my wallet speak my mind.

I truly love Steam. It's a great service, with some great features. However, I believe competition is always good. EA simply offering it on their site in addition to steam wouldn't do anything really. But having the balls to make this decision is a gusty decision. It'll either pay off big (which I imagine it will) with loads of additional money from the direct sales, or people won't buy it.

At the same time, there is nothing wrong with you guys signing these petitions. That's how the market works after all.

If this can encourage EA to bring more titles to the PC or even bring better features to the games they publish, then I'm all for it. Like I said, either way, I fine with though. smile.gif

You also need to understand the actual cost of them running Origin. I have no clue how much it costs myself. But I know its not cheap to run all those servers.

I also don't have a problem with Origin existing (I have never once said that I do). But I do believe in a free market, in the sense that I can buy my game wherever I want to. And I will personally refuse to buy the game if I am forced with more DRM than necessary. That's why I personally love Steam so much. It's its own DRM service (just like Origin is, yes). But why would I need ANOTHER program running, for just this one game?
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I'm assuming if it's an Origin exclusive for download, that would apply to retail copies as well for activation correct?
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Originally Posted by pioneerisloud;13876544 
You also need to understand the actual cost of them running Origin. I have no clue how much it costs myself. But I know its not cheap to run all those servers.

I also don't have a problem with Origin existing (I have never once said that I do). But I do believe in a free market, in the sense that I can buy my game wherever I want to. And I will personally refuse to buy the game if I am forced with more DRM than necessary. That's why I personally love Steam so much. It's its own DRM service (just like Origin is, yes). But why would I need ANOTHER program running, for just this one game?

If you ever want to run any EA game in the future you'll have no choice. Sure you can not buy them, but EA makes plenty of amazing games that people will want no matter what they are forced to do. I for one would much rather enjoy BF3 in all its PC-glory than deprive myself of the best PC game in years just to keep all my games on Steam.

Then again, I don't really care for Steam or any of these online clients really. If I could, I would buy all of my games as physical discs and never run any online client to play them....
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The way I see it as is that Steam is my trophy case. Would you build three different trophy cases or combine them into one? I don't want MSN, Facebook, Myspace, OCN, Steam, Origin, Gmail, Yahoo.. etc. Christ, one is enough, and until Steam start price gouging (which they are not) I don't care if there is no competition.
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Originally Posted by JMCB;13876402 
Eh, I'll just add non-steam game to steam. Big whoop.

Its the fact that alot more PC gamers wont buy it. Plain and simple. I, as well as many others, want COD to die. Making BF3 a all platform hit is the only way.
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