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post #11 of 19
read the last time:
if you have an issue contact customer support.
guess what happens then...
they allow you to download it.

stop your complaining
    
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Originally Posted by Tempest001;13884771 
steam wouldn't "take back" any games that you bought. You bought the game, therefore it is yours. as long as steam is alive you can have that game, and even if it dies as long as the game is on your computer you can still play it.

Is that why Steam ban people accounts without any notice and do not grant them access to games they have already purchased? Someone can accuse you of hacking on COD and then thats it, your account is shut down.
post #13 of 19
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Originally Posted by r34p3rex;13884824 
Why even bother with a limit in the first place then?

to combat piracy?

Honestly if you reach the weekly cap (i assume its more than 10 installs a week), something's going on.
post #14 of 19
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Originally Posted by Nano2;13884850 
Is that why Steam ban people accounts without any notice and do not grant them access to games they have already purchased? Someone can accuse you of hacking on COD and then thats it, your account is shut down.

LOL you don't have the slightest clue how VAC works do you. No amount of people complaining about you hacking will get your account VAC banned. VAC bans only happen when they detect a hack. Nice try though.

Also, when you're VAC banned, you're only blocked from playing on VAC secured servers. You can still play all your other games which don't use VAC.
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Originally Posted by azianai;13884865 
to combat piracy?

Honestly if you reach the weekly cap (i assume its more than 10 installs a week), something's going on.

I'm not talking about the weekly cap. I'm talking about the lifetime install cap. Steam doesn't have this limitation.. why do they need it?
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Originally Posted by Nano2;13884850 
Is that why Steam ban people accounts without any notice and do not grant them access to games they have already purchased? Someone can accuse you of hacking on COD and then thats it, your account is shut down.

You agree to that in the EULA every single time you skip through it and click agree. Besides, your fault for playing CoD, where if you have good aim and a higher K/D ration than Player B, you get accused of hacking.

And no. I'm sorry, but it doesn't work that fast. If it did, every hacker that's rampant in games, not just in CoD, would have been banned by now. Accusation does not insta-lead to a ban.
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Originally Posted by Sohryu76;13884845 
read the last time:
if you have an issue contact customer support.
guess what happens then...
they allow you to download it.

stop your complaining

The problem is I shouldn't HAVE to do that. It's a completely unnecessary step by EA and a complete waste of time for both them and the consumer.
 
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I don't mind Origin, it let me activate my retail EA games, and those I had already purchased on Steam.
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post #18 of 19
Competition is always good, but this is just stupid. I guess I will have to buy a hard copy of any upcoming EA titles I want to play.

These guys are going right back down aren't they?
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a. I can see the pros and cons, some listed on this thread.
b. I will never willing use origin. If BF3 becomes a must buy after it comes out I will use origin. I will not do so for ME3 or any other EA games.

My decision has nothing to do with origin or steam, drm or licencing; Rather, I just don't have the interest in getting EA games when they suck so much.
    
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