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I refuse to purchase any game that requires Steam, Origin, or anything besides the game itself, to be running in the background.

It's an absolute deal breaker for me, no exceptions. Not even if it were the best game in the world, and they paid me to play it.

I do not want this garbage on any of my systems. They may as well try to get me to keep a rancid turd on my kitchen table.
I'm with you. Until everyone takes a stand, we're losing in degrees.

Don't care what game it is ie; Diablo 3 and now BF3.

More and more I find that I'm going back and playing games that I missed pre DRM/second hand **** blocking.
 
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yep, dilligaf. coz im playing this game whichever way i need to.
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Okay guys, I understand a lot of you might not be happy with BF3 being Origin exclusive, but please keep the thread civil.We don't want this thread turning into a hostile ground. Both sides are welcomed to express their opinions provided it's constructive and it doesn't lead to a rift being cracked open.
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Eww....
Hopes somebody makes a loader...having just steam is good enough
Dont want unecessary programs running. Yes, origin is unecessary to me.
    
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Boo hoo. This might be a problem if I was running off 1 gig, but who didn't see this coming?
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Naaaaaaaoooooo! I only haz 6 c0r3z and 4gigawatts of RAM, IT W1LL L4G M3!!!!!

But no seriously, I don't care.
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That's cool, I think it was kinda common knowledge Origin was going to be needed.

My biggest issue with Origin is that clause in the EULA about if after 2 years your account isn't accessed or any entitlement it may be removed and deleted without being compensated for or replaced.

Sorry but that puts Origin just way out of line of what I'm willing to sign and accept.

I still stand by the fact that companies don't put things in a EULA for the heck of it, they put things there because they plan on doing something and they know they have to cover themselves.

Just not worth the risk imo.
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Sigh, now I have Steam, Impulse and Origin required to be used? Once again, unbiased third party client for everything, please? It's seriously beginning to get old.
    
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post #109 of 349
I see no valid reason why a retail version of BF 3 should require origin to be played.
EA is grasping straws to force their bloated game service upon us.
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Guess I'll cancel my pre order if this is true. I'll wait.
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