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Nothing wrong with Origin so I don't care.
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This is Valve's fault anyone thinking this is EA wanting to be "the boss" is completely morons. If Steam/Valve would just host the game like they are supposed to then it could be able to be downloaded from there but no they want to have there own made patches and all of this extra stuff.
Your the "moron" here. You obviously don't know what your talking about. What do you mean if steam would just host the game like they are supposed to. They do it their way. Have you ever had a problem with steam delivering any patches or updates? Nope certainly not the majorities.
It is clear EA wants to keep all the profit which is fine with me more competition the better. However, they shouldn't go around pointing fingers.

Is it bad that steam wants a cut on this? No, they deserve it. If you want to advertise your game on this successful program than you mist pay up. Nothing is for free certainly not ads.
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I for one will have to forgo my purchase of BF3 until they release it on Steam or they have a crack to install it without Origin. Nothing against Origin, but I like having my games all located in one nice place, my second preference being a physical hard copy with a no-CD hack. This is a huge bummer for me as I was really looking forward to the game. Oh well! With Skyrim I anticipate having all my game time sucked up anyways.
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I wouldn't mind using Origin since I do have a couple games that I have received from EA's play tests. Once in a while they also seem to have a couple decent sales or even free good games with some purchases. If it was available on Steam of course I would buy it on there due to the fact that I could have everything in one place, but since it's not possible who cares?
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Expecting a pure PC game that's clearly multiplatform from the start. Interesting.
"Hoping this would be" as in disappointed that it's a console po... I mean multiplatform...
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I for one will have to forgo my purchase of BF3 until they release it on Steam or they have a crack to install it without Origin. Nothing against Origin, but I like having my games all located in one nice place, my second preference being a physical hard copy with a no-CD hack. This is a huge bummer for me as I was really looking forward to the game. Oh well! With Skyrim I anticipate having all my game time sucked up anyways.
I know huh. Skyrim looks to be a good action RPG and will likely sell very well on both consoles and PC. And it is on Steam.
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Now there's no way I'm going to pre-order. It seems like every time I turn around EA is mucking something up... so I'm going to wait for those 98/100 reviews before pulling out the credit card. I refuse to be boned again by EA.
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I will be missing out on BF3 Maybe then. Will pick it up later when its cheaper if I cant get it on STEAM.
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I was just highlighting how silly your comment was. If you want a game so much that you'll buy it on release, then you'll get it regardless of whether it is on Steam or not.

The MW2 screenshot just proves how fickle and fully of big boy statements people around here are
Yeah, we've seen a lot of that the past year or so on a lot of games. The difference this time is you don't see people shouting 'FAIL' and flooding every single news post about BF3. They're not full of hyperbole and they seem rather calm. No one is advocating a boycott or piracy either.

There's a distinct difference between how this normally goes down and how it's going down now.


My big question is, what will EA do if CoD, which WILL be on Steam, crushes them sales wise? I expect a full retreat from their earlier stance.
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My big question is, what will EA do if CoD, which WILL be on Steam, crushes them sales wise? I expect a full retreat from their earlier stance.
They will say it's business as usual, and that they are very happy to support Steam users, much like they are happy to deliver DLC's for The Sims 3 through Steam right now.
 
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