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If the game is good enough people will buy it with or without steam.
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post #22 of 174
I will still buy it, I played Battlefield 'Modern Warfare' on the PS2 some years ago, loved BF2 and have clocked almost 1000 Hours in BC2.

Really? No Steam, No Buy? Would you like a tissue, I guarantee you will buy it anyways. Maybe you can get your "Convenient" Butt out of a chair and go to a store to grab a Hard copy.

Oh Noes the shop is a whole 20 mins away! What am I gonna do!

My Pre-order is hanging on my wall, the day it comes out I will get it.
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post #23 of 174
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Originally Posted by Riou;14517757 
Why are people getting mad at Steam users? BF3 seems to be a pretty casual game imho. FPS shooter games are mainstream.

Mainstream =/= casual? May I ask, where the logic is in that sentence?
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Originally Posted by linkin93;14517763 
The article has good points. EA have proven themselves, time and time again, that they don't deserve your money.

If I can't have it Steam, I will not succumb to Origin. I have preordered a retail copy. If I need to use origin to launch the game, I'll return it and get a refund.

We won't miss you.
post #24 of 174
This just in... I have already preordered my retail copy from Gamestop... will go get it as soon as they have it on launch day, install and be one of the first playing online. Like millions of other people. I don't want to sit around waiting for it to download first.

Yes EA will lose some sales at the outset but I highly doubt it's gonna affect their bottom line when all is said and done. The preorders have already equaled Black Ops' so I see this game as being quite huge in the sales dept. even without Steam.
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If you have a Steam account and you adopt Origin, you are undercutting the company behind your Steam account.

I got a lot of games on my Steam account, so why would I do that?
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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?
post #27 of 174
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Originally Posted by jeffries7;14517786 
If the game is good enough people will buy it with or without steam.

Indeed.

I remember the good ole days when it was the "in" thing to bash the living day lights out of steam or even the idea of having it on your computer lol.

People hated steam like the devil and wouldn't play games that required it.

History seems to be repeating itself. Even D2D is getting a boost now lol.
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post #28 of 174
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Originally Posted by Paratrooper1n0;14517795 
Mainstream =/= casual? May I ask, where the logic is in that sentence?
These types of FPS shooter games are casual shooters. The beta plays like Bad Company 3. Nothing that ground breaking. It is on the consoles just like CoD.

BF3 is your standard over-hyped AAA game just like CoD. Michael Bay and Jerry Bruckenheimer level.
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Originally Posted by xXjay247Xx;14517806 
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?

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*inb4peoplewhorefusetoeveninstallorigintellyou"firsthand"howbaditisaccordingtohearsayandconspiracytheories
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post #30 of 174
if you don't buy the game because some Stubborn retailer refused to change its ridiculous policies then you won't be missed, i buy a game for its quality not because of who sells it (that's just stupid)
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