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Sounds like something they would do tho..
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post #52 of 106
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Originally Posted by amtbr View Post
Who cares, really? Why do people make such a big deal about Steam. OMG I get to use a third party app to play all my games! I get to pay retail on almost every purchase! STEAM FTW!
dude. are you kidding me? i'd rather have all my stuff in one organized place than just thrown all over my computer and having a million icons all over my desk. plus auto updates, tons of deals, redownloading is much easier. Oh and i use the overlay to look at walkthroughs or chat ALL the time. it's definitely useful.
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post #53 of 106
I don't mind (that much) not having it on steam, as long as I don't have to install Origin if I install the disk version.

Origin = DO_NOT_WANT.jpg
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hmm...even if it does come to Steam after release, I don't think I can wait. I want to get playing RIGHT AWAY.
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post #55 of 106
Quote:
Originally Posted by amtbr View Post
Who cares, really? Why do people make such a big deal about Steam. OMG I get to use a third party app to play all my games! I get to pay retail on almost every purchase! STEAM FTW!
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Originally Posted by xShishy View Post
Because it's extremely convenient, makes everything much more organized and allows you to manage all your friends (Which is really important for me)

and steam sales are amazing
This.
I am sick of having 9,000 programs to launch different things.
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post #56 of 106
if u gonna get bf3 on steam, know you will also be running origin along with it. there is no getting around it so my advise would be to just get it directly from origin.
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post #57 of 106
You can play most Origin games without launching it, I wouldn't see this being different for release.
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post #58 of 106
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Originally Posted by dioxholster View Post
if u gonna get bf3 on steam, know you will also be running origin along with it. there is no getting around it so my advise would be to just get it directly from origin.
Are you positive? I can't think of any examples of something sold on steam that couldn't be run with just steam.
post #59 of 106
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Ah you guys would have hated the DOS days then, gaming took so much more effort, C:\\Games\\Doom\\Doom.exe
This is the close mindedness that prevents innovation - no matter how little the change is. Get off your tunnel vision road and accept that things are becoming more convenient.
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post #60 of 106
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dude. are you kidding me? i'd rather have all my stuff in one organized place than just thrown all over my computer and having a million icons all over my desk. plus auto updates, tons of deals, redownloading is much easier. Oh and i use the overlay to look at walkthroughs or chat ALL the time. it's definitely useful.
You can use the overlay with any program using Direct X or OpenGL, no need for itto be a game purchased on Steam, I use if for walkthroughs too for my emulators.
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