Overclock.net › Forums › Video Games › PC Gaming › What EA will lose if BF3 stays off Steam
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

What EA will lose if BF3 stays off Steam - Page 11  

post #101 of 174
Quote:
Originally Posted by t-ramp View Post
Can you make Origin start silently? (If you even need it running... ?) It seems all you should need to do is boot up and run BF3. How hard is that?
I know right. People can always exit out of origin if they must have that extra 100 megabytes of ram it takes up
What's going on.
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i5 3570k @ 4.2ghz ASUS P8Z77-V PRO EVGA GTX 670 2gb 8gb of DDR3 G.SKILL 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
OCZ Agility 2 60gb SSD w/ 250gb HDD Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit Shimian 27" 2560x1440p DELL 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair TX750 watt Antec 1200 Full Tower Logitech G400 Blue colored 
  hide details  
What's going on.
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i5 3570k @ 4.2ghz ASUS P8Z77-V PRO EVGA GTX 670 2gb 8gb of DDR3 G.SKILL 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
OCZ Agility 2 60gb SSD w/ 250gb HDD Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit Shimian 27" 2560x1440p DELL 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair TX750 watt Antec 1200 Full Tower Logitech G400 Blue colored 
  hide details  
post #102 of 174
Quote:
Originally Posted by SGT. Peppers View Post
I agree with you 100%. Not buying this game because its not on steam is one of the dumbest things I ever heard. People act like their $1000 machines can't handle another simple software program.
The issue is that there is really no reason they should have taken it off of steam. They claim that they are trying to help the customer with this move, however I dont see how limiting the customers options helps them at all. I have many reasons to trust valve, and no reason to trust EA.
Scream Machine
(9 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-4770K Gigabyte Z87X-UD3H EVGA GTX 780 16GB DDR3 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
256GB Samsung 840 Pro Kraken X60 Windows 7 Shimian 2560x1440 
Case
Phantom 630 
  hide details  
Scream Machine
(9 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-4770K Gigabyte Z87X-UD3H EVGA GTX 780 16GB DDR3 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
256GB Samsung 840 Pro Kraken X60 Windows 7 Shimian 2560x1440 
Case
Phantom 630 
  hide details  
post #103 of 174
Quote:
Originally Posted by t-ramp View Post
Can you make Origin start silently? (If you even need it running... ?) It seems all you should need to do is boot up and run BF3. How hard is that?
About as hard as pressing the Subscribe button for Rebecca black's video's.
Challenger
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II x4 955 @ 4Ghz Gigabyte 880GA-UD3H EVGA Geforce GTX 460 SE OC'd @ 850/1700/1850mhz 2 x 2gb G-skill DDR3-1333mhz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
Western Digital Caviar black 500gb 7200rpm Windows 7 Home premium 62-bit Acer G195w 1440x900 Antec Earthwatts 500D 
Case
Rosewill Challenger 
  hide details  
Challenger
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II x4 955 @ 4Ghz Gigabyte 880GA-UD3H EVGA Geforce GTX 460 SE OC'd @ 850/1700/1850mhz 2 x 2gb G-skill DDR3-1333mhz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
Western Digital Caviar black 500gb 7200rpm Windows 7 Home premium 62-bit Acer G195w 1440x900 Antec Earthwatts 500D 
Case
Rosewill Challenger 
  hide details  
post #104 of 174
Quote:
Originally Posted by xXjay247Xx View Post
I'm going to be honest here guys, If your not going to buy this game because its not on steam, you really need to take a good look at yourself, there is nothing wrong with origin, its just another Digital distributor, and don't give me the "I hate EA" crap, because EA are the ones who is publishing this game.
Please enlighten me, tell me what is wrong with Origin?
Truth.

I remember when steam first came out. Everybody hated it. But if you wanted to play CS 1.6, you had to have it, so I installed it. All these years I've been using steam, and sure it's kind of cool in some ways and I've bought plenty of games from them, but I have never been a huge fan of it, and it sure as hell isn't the greatest thing ever as a lot of people here make it out to be.

I had to instal origin to play the alpha. I didn't hesitate for a second. I don't see the problem with it. OMG I CAN'T LAUNCH IT FROM STEAM. Really, who cares? If you want to play BF3, open origin. If you want to play something else, open steam. Is this really a hassle?

The fact of the matter is if you want to play BF3, you don't have a choice anyway. If you're not going to buy it simply because it's NOT steam, and you're just a whiny, unreasonable d-bag, them good. You shouldn't be playing the game anyway. You should be in the kitchen shoving spatulas up your ass until you bleed from the eyes. The rest of us will be playing on launch day.
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500k @ 4.8 Maximus IV Extreme-Z 2x EVGA SC GTX 780's SLI Ripjaws X 8GB 2133 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
2x Vertex 4 128GB RAID 0 + 640GB Caviar Black LG Blu-Ray Burner Noctua NH-D14 Win7 Ultimate 64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
BenQ XL2720T 120Hz CM Storm QuickFire Rapid w/ Red Switches Corsair AX 850 SIlverStone Raven RV02-E 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
DeathAdder 2013 X-Trac Pads Ripper XXL Asus Xonar Essence STX AKG Q701 Black 
  hide details  
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500k @ 4.8 Maximus IV Extreme-Z 2x EVGA SC GTX 780's SLI Ripjaws X 8GB 2133 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
2x Vertex 4 128GB RAID 0 + 640GB Caviar Black LG Blu-Ray Burner Noctua NH-D14 Win7 Ultimate 64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
BenQ XL2720T 120Hz CM Storm QuickFire Rapid w/ Red Switches Corsair AX 850 SIlverStone Raven RV02-E 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
DeathAdder 2013 X-Trac Pads Ripper XXL Asus Xonar Essence STX AKG Q701 Black 
  hide details  
post #105 of 174
Buy the game for the game, not for the service you get it from? eh
Bertha
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD FX-8150 ASUS Sabertooth 990FX Asus GTX 970 Strix Kingston HyperX 4x4GB DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
OCZ Agility 4 128gb Seagate SSHD 2TB Corsair H110 Windows 10 Pro 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
BenQ GW2760S Corsair Strafe OCZ Zt 750w Corsair Air 540 
Mouse
Logitech G602 
  hide details  
Bertha
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD FX-8150 ASUS Sabertooth 990FX Asus GTX 970 Strix Kingston HyperX 4x4GB DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
OCZ Agility 4 128gb Seagate SSHD 2TB Corsair H110 Windows 10 Pro 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
BenQ GW2760S Corsair Strafe OCZ Zt 750w Corsair Air 540 
Mouse
Logitech G602 
  hide details  
post #106 of 174
I know one thing, EA ain't losing my money over this. Origin woks well and their customer service (especially over the phone) is excellent.
post #107 of 174
Quote:
Originally Posted by RockHardMcNasty View Post
Truth.

I remember when steam first came out. Everybody hated it. But if you wanted to play CS 1.6, you had to have it, so I installed it. All these years I've been using steam, and sure it's kind of cool in some ways and I've bought plenty of games from them, but I have never been a huge fan of it, and it sure as hell isn't the greatest thing ever as a lot of people here make it out to be.

I had to instal origin to play the alpha. I didn't hesitate for a second. I don't see the problem with it. OMG I CAN'T LAUNCH IT FROM STEAM. Really, who cares? If you want to play BF3, open origin. If you want to play something else, open steam. Is this really a hassle?

The fact of the matter is if you want to play BF3, you don't have a choice anyway. If you're not going to buy it simply because it's NOT steam, and you're just a whiny, unreasonable d-bag, them good. You shouldn't be playing the game anyway. You should be in the kitchen shoving spatulas up your ass until you bleed from the eyes. The rest of us will be playing on launch day.
This BF3 not on steam and everything about BF3 is going to be regurgitated tell the release date.
Challenger
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II x4 955 @ 4Ghz Gigabyte 880GA-UD3H EVGA Geforce GTX 460 SE OC'd @ 850/1700/1850mhz 2 x 2gb G-skill DDR3-1333mhz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
Western Digital Caviar black 500gb 7200rpm Windows 7 Home premium 62-bit Acer G195w 1440x900 Antec Earthwatts 500D 
Case
Rosewill Challenger 
  hide details  
Challenger
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II x4 955 @ 4Ghz Gigabyte 880GA-UD3H EVGA Geforce GTX 460 SE OC'd @ 850/1700/1850mhz 2 x 2gb G-skill DDR3-1333mhz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
Western Digital Caviar black 500gb 7200rpm Windows 7 Home premium 62-bit Acer G195w 1440x900 Antec Earthwatts 500D 
Case
Rosewill Challenger 
  hide details  
post #108 of 174
oh, a steam vs origin thread.

someone post a MJ eating popcorn gif for me
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 4460 Gigabyte GA-H97M-D3H sapphire R9 290 Crucial Ballistix 1866mhz cas9  
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
WD caviar blue 1tb WD caviar black 500gb Samsung 840 Evo stock :^) 
OSOSMonitorMonitor
Windows 8.1 Ubuntu LG IPS 236v Asus 1080p IPS  
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Acer K272HUL Das Model S Ultimate Corsair TX750 Corsair 350D 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Mionix Naos 3200 // Razer Deathadder  QcK xonar Dx 
  hide details  
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 4460 Gigabyte GA-H97M-D3H sapphire R9 290 Crucial Ballistix 1866mhz cas9  
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
WD caviar blue 1tb WD caviar black 500gb Samsung 840 Evo stock :^) 
OSOSMonitorMonitor
Windows 8.1 Ubuntu LG IPS 236v Asus 1080p IPS  
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Acer K272HUL Das Model S Ultimate Corsair TX750 Corsair 350D 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Mionix Naos 3200 // Razer Deathadder  QcK xonar Dx 
  hide details  
post #109 of 174
Does not hurt my feelings if it does not show up on steam. It will still be available for direct download and on those old fashioned DVD's. I have already payed for my bf3 direct download. Steam-shmeam
BullDriver
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
FX-8350 Vishera 4.0GHz Asus 990FX Sabertooth MSI N465GTX 8gb Gskill Sniper 1600/9.9.9.25 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
64Gb Crucial SSD(os) +1tb Baracuda SataIII Asus OEM SATA DVD RW x64 Windows 7 Home Premium 25" Hanns G 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft Flatty Tethered RocketFish 550w Modular Corsair 600t Logitech MX Revolution 
  hide details  
BullDriver
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
FX-8350 Vishera 4.0GHz Asus 990FX Sabertooth MSI N465GTX 8gb Gskill Sniper 1600/9.9.9.25 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
64Gb Crucial SSD(os) +1tb Baracuda SataIII Asus OEM SATA DVD RW x64 Windows 7 Home Premium 25" Hanns G 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft Flatty Tethered RocketFish 550w Modular Corsair 600t Logitech MX Revolution 
  hide details  
post #110 of 174
I have Origin and Steam on my pc and it still turns on. Yours will also.

If EA wants products on its own type of service, who are we to question it?
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: PC Gaming
This thread is locked  
Overclock.net › Forums › Video Games › PC Gaming › What EA will lose if BF3 stays off Steam