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Oh man, you guys still don't recognize EA's behavior!? Once Ea said "we’d like to be the worldwide leader in digital publishing" on their own FATE. that's show how They ACTUALLY ignoring customers's complaints nor resolve issues/ errors; and they do care about $$$$$$$ from customers who purchase the games thru their origin aka EADM store as EADM BANK.

EA really desiring created their own a dictatorial business in D.D worldwide.
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Originally Posted by Yvese View Post
Honestly, since SWTOR is Origin exclusive and the possibility of BF3 also being exclusive, Origin could build up steam ( pun intended lol )

It took awhile for people to start using STEAM when it first released so I see the same thing with Origin.

One thing that might pull me over is video recording and/or streaming. STEAM currently has plans for this, but if Origin can get it off first then they could very well make me switch.

But first they need more games and competitive prices.
I hate to admit it.. but there might be some truth here. I know I can whine and moan about it all I want, but I want bf3.
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Originally Posted by corky dorkelson
I find it funny that people complain about having too many programs for managing games, but they don't complain about having 15 different types of software for burning ISOs or reading PDFs.
And how would you like it if every PDF file required you to use its own special PDF reader?

Right now I use Adobe Reader. And I use Steam. I'm happy with both, and I don't want to deal with any additional clients. If EA just set off a wave of games market fragmentation, all the convenience of having everything in one place will be gone.
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i cant believe the amount of people who say everything should use steam. Its about choice people. You do not want a monopoly, whether it is origin, or steam.
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It's like if EA would go compete facebook.
It will fail and I hope they'll understand that every gamer here has Steam and no one wants an other crap program to open on windows boot.
you are speaking for people who do not share your sentiment.
stop doing that.
oh and you can stop any program from opening on windows boot.
    
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And how would you like it if every PDF file required you to use its own special PDF reader?

Right now I use Adobe Reader. And I use Steam. I'm happy with both, and I don't want to deal with any additional clients. If EA just set off a wave of games market fragmentation, all the convenience of having everything in one place will be gone.
Hehe.

Imagine having a "competitive" marketplace similar to how Linux has evolved from being 1 thing to 100s-1000s of variants. Everyone has their own pet client that you have to use for their online exclusive copy, that are all mutually incompatible.
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I'll buy wherever it is cheaper.
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Originally Posted by Vhati View Post
i cant believe the amount of people who say everything should use steam. Its about choice people. You do not want a monopoly, whether it is origin, or steam.
It would still be a monopoly, even more so than now in a way. The whole controversy is that EA might pull its games from Steam. The only way this will be beneficial is if EA brings in a lot of other games and offers them at prices competitive to Steam.

...no need speculating. Sorry.
Edited by t-ramp - 6/16/11 at 11:37am
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Originally Posted by Sohryu76 View Post
you are speaking for people who do not share your sentiment.
stop doing that.
oh and you can stop any program from opening on windows boot.
/signed.

i use steam but it is nothing but a tool get buy games. I have no emotional attachment to it. I buy games when they have good deals, just like i do at all the other online retail stores.

I prefer to buy directly from Devs when possibly, they are the ones that deserve the money. Not some Retailer who just wants my money.
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