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If you buy regular games..you have to worry about if it needs steam..if you have steam..you have to worry about it falling apart like how ea made origin..might happen with other companys..should i just go back to consoles??
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Steam isn't going anywhere anytime soon, do not return to that ugly world with 2xAA at best.
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Sure, if thats what YOU want. Personally i dont buy games for my computer anyway. I only have a select few games that i play and thats it, otherwise im off doing other stuff.
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PC gaming is not going anywhere! Watch this video!

http://www.eurogamer.net/videos/egtv...special-part-1
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What..?

Please rephrase that.

Just because there is some distribution among these digital distributors doesn't mean the games are still not available. The benefits of PC, for me, are good enough to not care about the distribution.
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Also I would bet on them shutting down the xbox MP or PSN with the new generation before steam goes anywhere.
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I love pc gaming but it seems steam is THE ONLY way to go and even companys are splitting from it so whats the point
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That all just depends.

Some people like consoles, but us other's like our graphics.

As scrappy said Steam isn't going anywhere anytime soon.
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If you are forced to use even 4 of these digital distributors, you'd still be better off on the PC. Consoles have rubbish graphics, and me, as a videophile, can't do anything but hate consoles.
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Nope.avi

Mouse/KB will always be the superior way to FPS. PC hardware destroys console hardware. Shame about the popularity of console with developers though, leading to tons of console ports, but some games are true to PC roots and have graphics settings that can be turned up to look far better than the console versions.

Steam/Origin is a question of distribution, and EA killing support on some games after 2 years is pretty lame. Either way PC gaming will continue regardless of how the games are delivered to you.
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