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Can you activate a physical copy of BF3 on Origin?

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I want to have a physical copy of the game but also activate it on Origin. Would that work?
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If it's like steam yes, just put in the CD key and it will activate.
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You can enter product keys into Origin. I've added games to Origin that I've bought on Steam, so I don't see why a physical copy of BF3 would be any different.
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i'm pretty sure you can.
    
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I'm pretty sure you will have to activate it on Origin.

Its like steam, you cannot play without it.
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Originally Posted by n1helix;14339266 
I'm pretty sure you will have to activate it on Origin.

Its like steam, you cannot play without it.

There's no proof of that so far.

Yes you can.
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You can enter product keys into Origin. I've added games to Origin that I've bought on Steam, so I don't see why a physical copy of BF3 would be any different.
^this.
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Originally Posted by HWI;14336391 
You can enter product keys into Origin. I've added games to Origin that I've bought on Steam, so I don't see why a physical copy of BF3 would be any different.

what? you can play steam games on origin? you mean already activated or not already activated on steam:confused:?
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Originally Posted by enri95;14341153 
what? you can play steam games on origin? you mean already activated or not already activated on steam:confused:?

No, you can activate BC2 (and other games) on Origin even if you bought it and activated it on Steam.
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No, you can activate BC2 (and other games) on Origin even if you bought it and activated it on Steam.
2 Q:
can you activate BC2 on origin with a retail boxed version ?
can you activate mw2 on origin (steam version)
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