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Originally Posted by rpgman1 View Post
Wording is quite strange and refer to software titles as "Entitlements". Origin really stinks compared to Steam and D2D.
I like how most people don't realize your games on steam aren't your games either.

They're entitlements too. This is made clear in steam's TOS. You buy a license to download the game, not a game. they also don't guarantee that you'll ALWAYS have access to your games, either.

Oh wait I forgot this is an anti EA thread, I'll get in the circle.

OMG EA SUX VALVE IS DA BEST!!!!!1ONE!


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Originally Posted by SecrtAgentMan View Post
Imagine if Steam did this 0_o
see above


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Originally Posted by whitingnick View Post
Great selling point?

Now I can clearly see why Origin is superior to Steam
Save some lotion for the rest of us.


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Is this supposed to be an advantage over steam?
see above
Edited by xPrestonn - 7/16/11 at 3:06pm
    
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post #22 of 64
This will really suck specially if you only have like 1 or 2 games on origin. I lose track of games I dont have on steam.
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post #23 of 64
Origin = 5 install and they later remove the game from your account

and now this

SO BADDDDDDDD


and they want to compete against Steam


jaja
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post #24 of 64
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Originally Posted by GTR Mclaren View Post
Origin = 5 install and they later remove the game from your account

and now this

SO BADDDDDDDD


and they want to compete against Steam


jaja
Seriously, save some lotion for everyone else. We don't want any chafing
    
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... D2D copy of BF3 it is..
Some D2D games you have to use the developer software to download, D2D merely gives you a key. While this may or not be the case, it could effect you.
So the only real way around it is retail and even then you hope that they let you reuse the gamekey once they delete it.
    
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I like how most people don't realize your games on steam aren't your games either.

They're entitlements too. This is made clear in steam's TOS. You buy a license to download the game, not a game. they also don't guarantee that you'll ALWAYS have access to your games, either.

Oh wait I forgot this is an anti EA thread, I'll get in the circle.

OMG EA SUX VALVE IS DA BEST!!!!!1ONE!



see above




Save some lotion for the rest of us.



see above
read the tos on any game you "buy" instore, same deal, you dont own it
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How does this effect us?
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Seriously, save some lotion for everyone else. We don't want any chafing

you are just an Origin fanboy

Steam is full of crap too

but Origins destroy Steam in that aspect



guess what, Im in freaking Central America and they force us to buy their games in Euros

yes, EUROS

If you cant deal with the failure that is Origin now, then do not enter these threads
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read the tos on any game you "buy" instore, same deal, you dont own it
Except physical copies of games are physical copies of games.

if I go buy a physical copy of magic mountain off of amazon and load it into my win 98 computer, I can still play it.

I can still play all of the PS1 games on disc that I bought 20 years ago.

I can play any of my parents' NES games.

In 20-30 years, steam will probably not exist. if the TOS were to stay the same as they are in regards to future availability of games, every steam user would be royally screwed.

Do I actually think this will be the case? Probably not. I'm just pointing out how hypocritical and stupid it is when people hail steam to be some holy grail of digital distribution. They use the same stupid policies everyone cries about EA using
    
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you are just an Origin fanboy

Steam is full of crap too

but Origins destroy Steam in that aspect



guess what, Im in freaking Central America and they force us to buy their games in Euros

yes, EUROS

If you cant deal with the failure that is Origin now, then do not enter these threads
funny enough, that's just a database error that actually resulted in origin giving out FREE GAMES.

Here's a chat with origin customer service:

and by the way, I don't own an origin game. I don't even have origin installed. It's just ignorance and hypocrisy from people who love valve that gets me.

edit: and to suggest that because I have a different opinion than you that I shouldn't be allowed to post in these threads? hahah, grow up dude.
Edited by xPrestonn - 7/16/11 at 3:15pm
    
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