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Hi everyone!

I see EA came up with the über crap of makin BF3 an Origin exclusive.

Do you guys think that BF3 will come on Steam eventually?
I will NOT support EA with their new Orgin service, since I already have 60+ games on Steam, and I do not want a Steam copy called Origin.

What is the point for me of having almost all my games on Steam, getting it from Origin? I don't want ONE game just on that crap when all my friends and other stuff is on Steam

Seriously, how can EA shoot themselves more in the foot?
From what I have seen in the official BF3 thread, at least 1/3 of all posters want it on Steam!

I fart in your general direction EA.
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Buy boxed copy
Add non-steam game
Enjoy steam overlay
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post #3 of 21
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Buy boxed copy
Add non-steam game
Enjoy steam overlay
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This. That's what I am doing. I also enjoy having the sexy box on my shelf.
post #4 of 21
no. it'll be origin for digital downloads or hard copy. they even pulled out crysis 2 from steam.
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My one worry is that BF3 will require Origins to play like Valve games require Steam. I will still buy it either way and I will still add it to Steam so I can access the overlay though.
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post #6 of 21
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Buy boxed copy
Add non-steam game
Enjoy steam overlay
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I want Battlefield 3 on Steam as well, but I don't want it for the overlay. There are a lot of perks to having the game on Steam, and the overlay is just one of them. I wish people would just stop using this as the primary argument for no Battlefield 3 on Steam.

I like Steam because it's an easy download, directly downloading all the game install files. No install. And I can download anywhere I am, any time I want, directly from the Steam client. Plus, automatic patching. All my other games are also on Steam, it's just the simplicity of it.

Sure, you can add the game shortcut, but it just doesn't have the same perks Steam offers.
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post #7 of 21
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Hi everyone!

I see EA came up with the über crap of makin BF3 an Origin exclusive.

Do you guys think that BF3 will come on Steam eventually?
I will NOT support EA with their new Orgin service, since I already have 60+ games on Steam, and I do not want a Steam copy called Origin.

What is the point for me of having almost all my games on Steam, getting it from Origin? I don't want ONE game just on that crap when all my friends and other stuff is on Steam

Seriously, how can EA shoot themselves more in the foot?
From what I have seen in the official BF3 thread, at least 1/3 of all posters want it on Steam!

I fart in your general direction EA.
Your i7 validation in your sig is wrong, it's linking to your i5 2500k.

On Topic:
I'll be very mad at EA if they make BF3 exclusively through Origin, but I'll end up buying it anyway.
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post #8 of 21
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My one worry is that BF3 will require Origins to play like Valve games require Steam. I will still buy it either way and I will still add it to Steam so I can access the overlay though.
i dont think so. because bf3 will run off of EA servers and not Origin server( if there are).
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It is necessary for me to have this game but I want to use it on steam. I will not use EAs version.
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post #10 of 21
Registering a short cut on steam is not the same as a game purchased through steam. Otherwise I would have bought all sorts of games that were on sale which steam didn't offer.

The only reason I haven't pre-ordered BF3 is because of the uncertainty of steam support. I will buy this game no matter what but I'm still hoping they'll have a steam version for sale somehow.
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