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[Kotaku] Dragon Age II Disappears From Steam

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Valve's online juggernaut and EA's own upstart service Origin are having some problems of late. Problems continuing through to this week, with Dragon Age II—previously available on Steam—now being withdrawn from sale.

The bone of contention seems to be Dragon Age II's new piece of downloadable content, Legacy, which is only available as an in-game purchase, and not from Steam's shopfront. Which is a violation of Steam's terms of service. So a game that was previously quite happy being sold on Valve's store is suddenly yanked.
Link: http://kotaku.com/dragon-age-ii/

We all knew it would come to this, but still...
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post #2 of 29
Not a huge loss...

Plus, EA is just practicing good business tactics... and competition normally makes services better for the consumer in the end.
post #3 of 29
...and nothing of value was lost.

Terrible game.
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Now more people will discover Witcher 2!
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Things are not looking up for BF3 on Steam.
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What a bummer! Now I can't buy this game! Oh wait - I never plan to get it anyway. The Witcher and TW2 far outdo it.
    
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They should remove it from origin too

Seems like sims is gonna be on origin for me :/ Not too bothered in the end tbh, brought the pack for £50 on steam, Got it on origin too, Installing it is well easer on steam, And takes less space o.o

I have some feeling steam may come up with something to sort this out before BF3 though, They want that on there store
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That's fine with me. If I actually had a game I wanted to buy from EA, I'd most likely buy the retail box and then activate it on Origin.
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if i have to download origin for BF3 and ME3 then i will......they have forced me to my knees with those 2 game and i have to get them
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if i have to download origin for BF3 and ME3 then i will......they have forced me to my knees with those 2 game and i have to get them
This. I hope I can port my character from ME2 to ME3. If not, XBOX it is for me! And I think BF3 was confimed origin-only about a week or so ago :/
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