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EA has much better customer service than valve... With valve you're lucky to get a response from a customer service rep within a week, with EA you log in and get connected to a live chat within 10 minutes and the reps that you have to work with are usually friendly and really helpful.
I must agree that the Live Chat feature is really great. Both times I've used it, I've had great service reps to talk to.
    
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EA has much better customer service than valve... With valve you're lucky to get a response from a customer service rep within a week, with EA you log in and get connected to a live chat within 10 minutes and the reps that you have to work with are usually friendly and really helpful.
That's probably because valve has millions upon millions more users so that's a whole lot more people needing help.

Wait till origin is the same size and see if you still get help.

valve in general is a good company. they don't push out games to make deadlines, they regularly do updates to improve their service, they dish out plenty of free updates for their games & have great mod tools, & they have the best sales so far on pc games.

ea is getting more friendly to pc gamers which i applaud (activision could learn something from them); but valve is still king of the pc hill by a long shot imo.
    
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What people don't realize is that Origin deletes your account after one year of no use.
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Battlefield 3 is just another game. Nothing special. This is a game that can be skipped. It is just the sequel to Bad Company 2.
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Well you need to understand that Origin is just the start of more up and coming services just like Steam/Origin. Competition is always good. Saying I don't wan't other Steam-like services is like saying I only want one flavor of candy to exist. It's not going to happen, so you my as well accept the change.

This is not directed at you, but it just seems most people that are complaining just want to find something to complain about...
I'm not saying I don't want other services to exist, just that I don't want to use them. Competition is great, but forcing me to use a specific service to get a specific game (or candy) isn't.

I also like to have all of my games in one place. And, that place is Steam. I don't like physical copies, and I really don't like multiple services on my computer.
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I think origin is just required to verify the game. Every one of my Origin games is perfectly fine and Origin doesn't run in the background.
Mmm, I see. That isn't as bad, but still.
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Battlefield 3 is just another game. Nothing special. This is a game that can be skipped. It is just the sequel to Bad Company Battlefield 2.
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What people don't realize is that Origin deletes your account after one year of no use, if you have no games added.
Fixed and fixed.
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Fixed and fixed.
The smaller squads with no commander makes it closer to Bad Company 3 than Battlefield 3 imho.
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I knew this was coming, wouldn't shock me if steam dropped EA down the road.
    
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What people don't realize is that Origin deletes your account after one year of no use.
All you have to do is sign into it. Besides, if you weren't using it, you won't be missing it.
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Unfortunately, this. A purchase of BF3 at the moment is a stamp of approval that you don't mind Origin being required for every EA game from here on out. I'd love to buy the game but I can't support this move by EA.
If you have any games that require Steam to be running when you play then you have already supported this kind of system. You can't now turn around and act surprised (well you can but it makes you look rather stupid) and upset that another company has now decided to copy a very successful tried and tested system.
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