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LOL Watch Activision starts releasing their MW3/Blizzard games on their own program next.
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Everyone wants a slice of pie in the market lol
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LOL Watch Activision starts releasing their MW3/Blizzard games on their own program next.
Next iteration for Blizz downloader imo
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This is the problem for me....
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Battlelog plays a big part, with the ability to browse servers and join a game directly from the browser.
Honestly, joining games from a browser? There is no way in hell anybody wants to have to do that.
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One program using 80k? Fine. Two? acceptable. Three? bearable.

I don't want 17 different programs doing the same thing.

Likewise you aren't forced to go to walmart for milk and bread and a corner shop for butter or eggs. I want everything in one place.
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Why do you have 16gb of memory if you're concerned with programs that only use 80k? Serious question.
80mb*

Because it will chip away at his 8 threaded i7 processing power too! dont you know!

No, im kidding, hes just a steamer.
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I've got 8gb of ram and 4 cores w/ HT, I need need something to make use of it, bring it on.
^This
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One program using 80k? Fine. Two? acceptable. Three? bearable.

I don't want 17 different programs doing the same thing.

Likewise you aren't forced to go to walmart for milk and bread and a corner shop for butter or eggs. I want everything in one place.
I definitely agree with you that it would be nice to see everything in one program. However, I just don't understand why people are getting their panties in a bunch over Origin, but are totally cool with the Valve/Steam relationship. Origin is actually a pretty decent program and it makes sense that EA would want to cut out the middle man and increase profits by using their own service.
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I dislike being forced to use software just to play a game (my major beef with steam). However, origin barely uses any resources and its also BF3. I must have BF3.
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I'm not happy about this but it makes good business sense. If it weren't for Half Life 2, I don't know if I would have adopted Steam. I hate the idea of two clients running in the background on my computer though.
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Oh is that so?
Origin is a bloatware. Deal with it.
Origin only uses about 100 megabytes of ram.

You're telling me your 16 gigabytes of ram can't handle it? Get over yourself with this bloatware crap.
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