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I'm thinking about using both it and steam so I have access to more games. Has anyone who used it actually like it? Are there ever any sales like there are on steam?
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Alot of people hate Origin.

Less users using Origin = They should hopfully pull it and give control back to Steam
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Alot of people hate Origin.

Less users using Origin = They should hopfully pull it and give control back to Steam
This.
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hey as long as you get the games that you want to play then its all good. Hell I will jump in because of BF3.

i dont have any issues with origin....*puts on flame resistant suit*
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I have it. Added the EA games that I bought on Steam. Found a cheap Crysis 2 CD key online and added it too. Its alright I guess. I like how you can chose download location unlike Steam.
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I have it. Added the EA games that I bought on Steam. Found a cheap Crysis 2 CD key online and added it too. Its alright I guess. I like how you can chose download location unlike Steam.
I didn't know you could add cd keys to origin. Thanks.
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I haven't tried it yet, but I'm going to have to when Old Republic comes out. I honestly won't mind it, I will just have to upgrade my ram a little bit. I'm not really a Battlefield fan, so I'm not really mad about that like a lot of people on here.
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I haven't tried it yet, but I'm going to have to when Old Republic comes out. I honestly won't mind it, I will just have to upgrade my ram a little bit. I'm not really a Battlefield fan, so I'm not really mad about that like a lot of people on here.
Why would you have to upgrade your ram? Does origin use more resources?
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Why would you have to upgrade your ram? Does origin use more resources?
I'd like to run Steam and Origin at the same time without any issues when playing games. I've heard people saying that people with 8 gb of ram should have no issue with that, so when Origin comes out I might buy another 4gb of dual channel ram.
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well at the moment you can just use origin as a download service you dont have to keep it running to be able to play a game like steam so that's a big plus. I am sure that at some point they will require origin to remain open like steam to play games but hopefully it will have grown by then and will be able to offer some competition to steam which is always good for consumers.

It is going to be hard though for other publishers to have their games listed on EA's Origin service like they are willing to do with valve but i guess we'll just have to wait and see.
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