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To those not buying it because it's not on Steam: please do exactly that and stick to your guns!

...because I don't want to play team based game with dramatically unreasonable people. Thanks.
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I wonder does this mean people will not buy diablo 3 and any future blizzard games because they do not use steam? or are valve and blizzard the only companies with the right to choose how they handle their product? I can understand how some people will have a problem with buying the game on origins but why not get a physical copy? This seems like one of the few true PC games that have come out in a while unlike the stuff your precious valve has been pumping out lately. PC gamers have been crying consolization and games not utilizing their expensive hardware for a while now but when it comes out they ignore it and go back to playing team fortress 2 or starcraft which can run on a first gen xbox.

btw I think TF2 sucks
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This seems like one of the few true PC games that have come out in a while unlike the stuff your precious valve has been pumping out lately. PC gamers have been crying consolization and games not utilizing their expensive hardware for a while now but when it comes out they ignore it and go back to playing team fortress 2 or starcraft which can run on a first gen xbox.

btw I think TF2 sucks
1000% Agree

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Has EA actually stated any where that a physical copy of BF3 will need Origin to register the game?
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Has EA actually stated any where that a physical copy of BF3 will need Origin to register the game?
No. Everything is just rumors at this time.
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Has EA actually stated any where that a physical copy of BF3 will need Origin to register the game?
This is the part that a lot of us are waiting to see. There was a post on the EA forums about this, but there has been no official response. The documentation pertaining to Origin and BF3 suggests that you can enjoy benefits sooner from pre-ordering on Origin kind of implies that hard copies may not be tied to the Origin client. If EA decides to go the stupid GWL route I am definitely not buying it. However, if the physical copy makes Origin only a possible option and I don't need to download the client to my computer, I am all over BF3. At this point, it is just wait and see. I highly doubt EA will specify this until after the game is released however.
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Has EA actually stated any where that a physical copy of BF3 will need Origin to register the game?
http://forums.electronicarts.co.uk/b...field-3-a.html





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I really wanted steam.

Ill just wait until EA has a sale for this game then.

Hopefully its like $20 or below with DLC included.
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I really wanted steam.

Ill just wait until EA has a sale for this game then.

Hopefully its like $20 or below with DLC included.
... This is BF3... it might take quite a while for that to happen unless the market drops rapidly after the first few weeks of sales .

I'm gonna start saving a dollar a day now for this. lol
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... This is BF3... it might take quite a while for that to happen unless the market drops rapidly after the first few weeks of sales .

I'm gonna start saving a dollar a day now for this. lol
hehe unless EA starts doing what activision does with COD games and never drops the price. Im sure it will drop after 6 months, and definitely after a year. I dont mind waiting
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