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i use origin and its no worse than steam. i wish we didn't have to use these stupid things either, but hey you know they're gonna job you with it...

i'm just ready to get the game crankin'!

-NvidiaNewbie
I use Origin (because it's forced on me for BF3) and IMO it's definitely worse than Steam.

Takes 10x as long to boot for one, and it's missing a ton of features steam has by default. Essentially it's just a plain-jane game launcher that uses way to many cpu cycles. The fact that it says "Origin Beta" at the top speaks volumes.

Oh well, hopefully it gets better.
    
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I can't complain about Origin. It has my games easy to launch, it lets me add/chat with friends. That's all I honestly need really.

Sure Steam has it's perks, but I don't care about 99% of things so it's not worth complaining to me.
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I use Origin (because it's forced on me for BF3) and IMO it's definitely worse than Steam.

Takes 10x as long to boot for one, and it's missing a ton of features steam has by default. Essentially it's just a plain-jane game launcher that uses way to many cpu cycles. The fact that it says "Origin Beta" at the top speaks volumes.

Oh well, hopefully it gets better.
hey man im not here to defend origin, i'm just rolling with it becuz i got no other choice if i wanna play tor. i just mean in execution, origin seems the same thing as steam to me.

-NvidiaNewbie
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So, was the weekly maintenance done this morning? SWTOR was down when I booted my pc this morning. Anyone else thinking they may send out another round of weekend beta invites starting today?
    
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So, was the weekly maintenance done this morning? SWTOR was down when I booted my pc this morning. Anyone else thinking they may send out another round of weekend beta invites starting today?
Well... we can't really comment on it here. Your request would be best served by simply visiting the swtor beta forum, and looking around
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Well... we can't really comment on it here. Your request would be best served by simply visiting the swtor beta forum, and looking around
I wonder if there are any stickies that would immediately answer the server up/down conundrum?
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Well... we can't really comment on it here. Your request would be best served by simply visiting the swtor beta forum, and looking around
*looks for beta forum* Isn't the beta forum for beta testers only?

I'm just musing here with all the other non-testers. They need to do that 'hundreds of thousands' test soon-ish, if that's how they plan to test mass server load.
    
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*looks for beta forum* Isn't the beta forum for beta testers only?

I'm just musing here with all the other non-testers. They need to do that 'hundreds of thousands' test soon-ish, if that's how they plan to test mass server load.
They've got more efficient tools for load testing that trying to get beta testers into the environment.
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They've got more efficient tools for load testing that trying to get beta testers into the environment.
Oh yeah, I forget that. I guess this hundreds of thousands thingy is just to get everyone in to test so they stop complaining on the SWTOR forums.
    
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So who got invites?
    
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