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Gamestop has confirmed our thoughts and lately revealed Battlefield 3 will not be available on Steam. Financial research firm “Baird†recently held a meeting with Gamestop management. Afterwards in a report from Baird Equity Research, analyst Colin Sebastian revealed: “The upcoming EA title Battlefield 3 will be sold as a download through GameStop, but not through Steamâ€.
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If I'm going to have to download it from anywhere, I rather have game downloads all from the same place. Can't be arsed with 20 different 3rd party programs running the background.
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BF3 is more than likely going to be one of the few retail box games that I will buy.

I'd love for it to be on Steam though, no need to worry about losing a CD/key.
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Jesus, this is going to do some harm to the sales of BF3. But then again we would never know it, as Steam never releases sales.
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Good.

I hate steam.
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Jesus, this is going to do some harm to the sales of BF3. But then again we would never know it, as Steam never releases sales.
Steam is probably getting over $2 billion in sales every year.
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I'd rather have a a retail box of the game. The only game that I have in a retail box as well is Battlefield 2.
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As long as I'm not required to install origin.
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I'd rather have a a retail box of the game. The only game that I have in a retail box as well is Battlefield 2.
I used to say that, but my discs just get scratched and lost, and they become a pain to store.
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