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At first I had no problem with using Origin but after purchasing a game every time I tried to validate the product I was met with "Connection Fail, please check your connection". Spent 10+ hours waiting to talk to EA and troubleshooting the problem then spent another 2 hours with my ISP only to get told by both there was nothing either of them could do and then spent another hour fighting with EA to give me my money back...so if BF3 requires Origin in anyway I wont even have the option of getting the game...which will be pretty disappointing.

Really wish I hadn't had an issue with Origin, the software seemed great it was user friendly, smooth interface from window to window, and they had great prices on the games they did have. Hopefully my issue will get fixed (or at least have some kind of work around) after its out of the beta.
Edited by Red Man - 8/7/11 at 5:40am
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Steam is going to promote the hell out of Modern Warfare 3 lol
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Oh I don't mean to bash the Alpha since, well Alpha is like a fetus-game compared to BETA that is an early born game.

But hoping this would be a pure PC game and all then to see it reduced to BC2/console gameplay kinda set some of my grinding gears spinning.

I have to buy it because I have to see if DICE will make a game worth upgrading from BF1942 and BF2.
To bad they have a bloody tumor in their butt (Activision) now.
The only way it'd feel like BF2 is if it was on the BF2 engine. It will naturally feel like Bad Company 2 simply because it's the same engine.
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Last time I had a problem with steam it took them 4-5 days to resolve it mean while I couldn't play, I'm sure I'm not the only one this has happened to.
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Last time I had a problem with steam it took them 4-5 days to resolve it mean while I couldn't play, I'm sure I'm not the only one this has happened to.
Cool story. Been using since 2005. Never had a problem.
    
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Cool story. Been using since 2005. Never had a problem.
Same, very disappointed not having it on steam as its easier and less clutter
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Cool story. Been using since 2005. Never had a problem.
I guess you speak for everyone.

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But hoping this would be a pure PC game and all then to see it reduced to BC2/console gameplay kinda set some of my grinding gears spinning.
Expecting a pure PC game that's clearly multiplatform from the start. Interesting.
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Cool story. Been using since 2005. Never had a problem.
Yup, same here, except 2003. Never had a problem. Friend couldn't get into his account, not sure if he just forgot his password or it was stolen, but only took Steam a day or 2 to get it back.

As far as people saying they don't buy it, the number is going to be larger that actually don't. I won't because I've tried using non-steam based games and I won't touch them again....just too much hassle. Sounds dump but Steam or nothing for me.
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Pure and simple, all my games are on steam, all my buddies are on steam. If it comes to steam Ill purchase it, if not then I will not purchase it.

Pure and simple
    
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Pure and simple, all my games are on steam, all my buddies are on steam. If it comes to steam Ill purchase it, if not then I will not purchase it.

Pure and simple
Ha, that's what all those people in the MW2 boycott said. You're funny
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