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Originally Posted by The Mad Mule;14303158 
And from the latest report of EA's customer service:

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You paid 5 dollars to EA for the privilege of pre ordering a digital copy of a game!!? In what world does this make any sense?
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Just tried Burnout Paradise Ultimate and it redeemed. Not sure if I should have done that :/
    
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Originally Posted by infomancer;14305080 
Just tried Burnout Paradise Ultimate and it redeemed. Not sure if I should have done that :/


why not? any 2009+ game will be redeemable.
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post #34 of 112
At this point they're just taunting us.
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Originally Posted by nbmjhk6;14303826 
Aww they arnt so bad. When I contacted them about Crysis problems the tech gave me Crysis 2 and when I contacted them to see if they could activate BF2142 and C&C3 they gave me the "updated versions" that came with all of the add-ons for free.

You're lucky: it took me forever to find the support pages ( All the links on the EA sites redirect to Battlefieldbadcompany2.com, and so does "Support.Ea.com" ) and then it took me an hour or so to get my Mass Effect DLC keys, after I told her what she was supposed to do.

I've had so many problems with EA stuff due to the bad support and the fragmentation of all the resources, information and content; Hopefully this Origin system will make things a bit more cohesive...
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Originally Posted by Culverin;14303129 
Lols, that's not what we want.

We want origin games to be able to work on steam.

You obviously make this statement under the assumption that EA have made this announcement to appease you or what you want.

This is obviously not the case.
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Just saying that EA is going to lose money on this considering there's more profit margin in Steam than retail. Not saying all people from Steam are buying retail but I've seen a lot.

I'm also not against buying BF3. I"m just against buying BF3 twice when it comes to Steam. Therefore I will wait.
    
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What makes you think it's ever coming to steam?
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Originally Posted by Culverin;14303129 
Lols, that's not what we want.

We want origin games to be able to work on steam.

Take it up with Valve, than.
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Originally Posted by WorldExclusive;14303244 
It's up to Steam to allow Origin Games to be added to their client, not EA.
Non-Steam games "can" be added to Steam. The only EA game "for sale" not on Steam is Crysis 2 right now.


The post actually didn't make sense.

Completely incorrect. Where do you pull this from? It is all up to the PUBLISHER of the game to have their game key algorithms implemented into Steam so that it assigns each purchase a unique key that won't interfere with their own directly provided keys. When a game is sold on Steam and physically, the physical CD keys can not be activated on Steam, (very few can) clear indication that it's up to the publishers to have those physical keys added to Steam's database.

Valve/Steam doesn't just say "Hey EA! We're grabbing these games that you have on Origin and putting them on Steam, k?" EA comes to Valve to list their games on Steam. Valve does NOT come to EA begging for games.
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