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Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post
I refuse to buy it because of Origin too. Umad?
Is that supposed to invalidate any of the points I made or???

And tbh, I find it quite amusing.

How much do you want to play BF3 on a scale of 1 to 10?
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Is that supposed to invalidate any of the points I made or???

And tbh, I find it quite amusing.

How much do you want to play BF3 on a scale of 1 to 10?
Since it now requires Origin, 1. I could care less, its just a game. If it hadn't required Origin, I'd say my wanting to play would have scaled to maybe a 7 or 8 out of 10. Sorry, but I refuse to let EA handle my games after my last purchase through them. So unless they remove Origin from BF3, I won't be buying it, period.
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Originally Posted by OC'ing Noob View Post
The desires of PC gamers have always been consistent:

- Dedicated servers for massive online FPS for as much ping/latency equality as possible as well as their admins to help regulate servers against cheaters, since cheat detection tools suck
- Higher resolution texture packs since PC's can actually handle it
- Control mapping that is obviously not simply ported over from a console
- Preferably some modding tools, but typically not a deal breaker for most
- Reasonable DRM measures so legitimate end users will not be punished

Again, the user base that is forgoing this purchase has no beef (well most of us do not) with DICE. What we do have an issue is with this new download client that EA is forcing down our throats. Some of us refuse to use it and therefore will not buy the game. You can keep on saying about how "unreasonable" or "trivial" that mindset is and honestly it doesn't matter what you say. There are lots of reasons we do not want to use Origin:

- It is made by EA
- It is another client service we have to install on our computer systems, one that currently uses 30% resources apparently
- It is another username and password we have to remember now
- Another client server that could possibly be hacked into, fail, or stop working

Again, I will stress that I am not saying that Origin, BF3, or Dice are bad in any way. I am sure that BF3 will turn out to be a great game and wholeheartedly wish its buyers to enjoy the game completely. I will also simply not buy it until there is away to avoid Origin and if not, oh well, not the first game I passed on nor will it be the last.
Those are understandable requests which are the foundation of PC gaming. But...PC gamers wil move the goal post again when it seems everything has been addressed. Consolized, no DX11, paid DLC, price, rumors about X, etc. There will always be new reasons on not to buy a PC game, no matter how little impact it has on the game itself, and people will feed into it so much that a game they once was hyped up for, it becomes a bargain bin purchase.

BF3. High res textures(no texture pack needed), DX11, dedicated servers, dedicated PC controls/support, 64 player MP, larger maps, 60fps performance(30fps on console) are just a few features that cover what PC gamers want. But....It's not on Steam. Crysis 2 didn't really have any of what I just listed when it launched on Steam, but no DX11 or high res textures....no buy. C2 was taken off Steam, then it became a big deal.

I know people had bad experiences with EA and they have the right not to buy it. That's fine with me. But what is it going to take for the PC community to support a game without some kind of controversy. If BF3 was on Steam right now, with all the features and more I listed above, this thread would have a different title about some other nonsense to complain about.
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Twitter post aside, is there another source that says that Origin is required to boot up BF3?
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Remember when video games were about games? Me neither.
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Originally Posted by Munkypoo7 View Post
Origin works just fine, it's quick and operates smoothly.
If you live in the US that's true, outside the US it operates in Foreign Languages and English cannot be selected. It also downloads the Foreign Language version of the game.

Steam works in english no matter what country you visit, origin doesn't.

So screw Origin!
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Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post
Since it now requires Origin, 1. I could care less, its just a game. If it hadn't required Origin, I'd say my wanting to play would have scaled to maybe a 7 or 8 out of 10. Sorry, but I refuse to let EA handle my games after my last purchase through them. So unless they remove Origin from BF3, I won't be buying it, period.

Do you honestly think you are saving yourself from some huge wave of forced change to something dark and sinister? It's a freaking game manager, it's a little icon that lets you play a great game and have a good time.

You keep boycotting, all you hero's out there, your opinion is valid but that doesn't make it any less of a drama queen argument.

You keep changing the world guys, one gamemanager.exe boycott at a time.

The rest of us will play a good game when we have some spare time.
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Originally Posted by mjpd1983 View Post
Do you honestly think you are saving yourself from some huge wave of forced change to something dark and sinister? It's a freaking game manager, it's a little icon that lets you play a great game and have a good time.

You keep boycotting, all you hero's out there, your opinion is valid but that doesn't make it any less of a drama queen argument.

You keep changing the world guys, one gamemanager.exe boycott at a time.

The rest of us will play a good game when we have some spare time.
You just proved my point.
Why don't you go back, and read my posts in this thread. Then you'll know why I won't buy it based off Origin. I hinted at it earlier, but you missed that one too.
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If BF3 requires Origin then I will purchase it for PS3. Origin isn't worth the massive headache.
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I want it for PC but if the physical copy requires Origin I really don't have a choice...guess I'll have to return to my xbox/ps3 for something other than an exclusive.
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