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Poll Results: Where is the best place to buy BF3?

 
  • 0% (0)
    Impulse
  • 23% (7)
    Origin
  • 66% (20)
    Boxed Copy
  • 10% (3)
    Other (other digital download site)
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post #11 of 17
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Originally Posted by TheRockMonsi;14403539 
This will more than likely be the case (no pun intended). For me, I'm going to be buying a physical copy, namely because I don't want to wait 5 hours for the darn thing to download; having all the necessary files on the disc means I'll be waiting a few minutes instead. cool.gif

Download ISO and burn.. ninja.gif

If Origin is similar to Steam, copy your folder on another HDD ?
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I'll probably go through Amazon's digital download service or D2D. Either one can register to Origin anyways.

I won't touch Impulse since they were bought out by gamestop.
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I like the physical copy better. Don't have to keep redownloading the game if you reformat.
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post #14 of 17
I'm still waiting on more information before I make a decision.

Will a box copy or one ordered from D2D have to be registered and launched through Origin.

Would rather have a steam copy, since basically my whole library is on there, except for the Witcher series.
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post #15 of 17
buy the boxed copy
be forced to install origin
????
u have two options!
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post #16 of 17
If I get boxed version, will the cd need to be in the drive every time I run the game?

It's been over 6 years since I last bought a physical version of a game lol But like, some games require the cd to be in the drive and some don't. Just curious
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If I get boxed version, will the cd need to be in the drive every time I run the game?

It's been over 6 years since I last bought a physical version of a game lol But like, some games require the cd to be in the drive and some don't. Just curious
I can't seam to figure that out. If that's the case I will probably buy from origin. But I think its more likely that the boxed copy will just have origin as a requirement.
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