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EA’s holiday blockbuster release, Battlefield 3, is looking to be confirmed as one of major absent via Valve’s popular PC game online download service, Steam, we had published a report saying that they will make an appearance, seems it is not the case anymore.

Speaking through Twitter and its own official forums, EA announced as much with some interesting, if not inflammatory, claims. “BF3 will not be available on Steam as the service restricts our ability to directly support players,” the Twitter account tweeted.
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Origin does not restrict the use of "Add non-Steam Game to List" so you can still use your steam overlay, just not invite or play through Steam. Bit of a bummer.
Edited by Reflux - 8/6/11 at 11:12pm
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Who cares, I will still buy it
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and all because Steam policy prevents DLC from being sold from ingame (with no cut of the DLC sale going to Steam?)

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No more of these news stories after all!

I understand the retraction, but good god, I see 3 of these a day now.
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Repost.

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