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“If you have not used your Entitlements or Account for twenty four (24) months or more and your Account has associated Entitlements, your Entitlements will expire and your Account may be cancelled for non-use,†section 5 of the service’s user agreement terms states.
Sorry if repost, but i tried searching and nothing about this came up.

Well good ol EA games, so u pay 60 bucks for games you will never own.... Because if you play non origin games for 2 years, all your stuff will go POOF! COOL!

All those for raise your hand!

http://www.vg247.com/2011/08/04/orig...ount-deletion/
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Is it really that hard to just start a game once every 2 years? After 2 years what are the chances of you coming back? Their slim.
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Is it really that hard to just start a game once every 2 years? After 2 years what are the chances of you coming back? Their slim.
Still not a fan if this. I'll only buy from Origin if I have to for a certain game, otherwise I'll seek alternatives first.
 
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the only ea games i play, are on my sega, and thats because of reasons like this
   
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If you haven't logged in in two years, chances are that you've forgotten you even have an Origin account + games.
    
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Still not a fan if this. I'll only buy from Origin if I have to for a certain game, otherwise I'll seek alternatives first.
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the only ea games i play, are on my sega, and thats because of reasons like this
D2D and Onlive do this also... Many company's probably do this also to cut down on server costs.

People are just blowing this WAAAAYYY out of proportion...
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The steam account I created in 2006 with no games on it still exists. I just logged into it then. Still there.
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Is it really that hard to just start a game once every 2 years? After 2 years what are the chances of you coming back? Their slim.
I dug up my original Diablo disk after six years. My original Fallout disk after eight. My old Yserbius floppies after twelve (though I ended up just downloading it off the internet because the floppies degraded...).

If I buy a game, then forget about it, then get nostalgic a decade later and want to play it again, I don't want to have to repurchase it.
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D2D and Onlive do this also... Many company's probably do this also to cut down on server costs.

People are just blowing this WAAAAYYY out of proportion...
There is no reason for it, storage is around $.06 per GB and an insane number of accounts can be stored in one GB.
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Well screw that!
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