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Damn and heres me thinking that EA wouldn't implement Originworks, Bleh.....
I had hoped that I could just move the client away from origin but looks like ea want us to use their dl service. Would be funny if the pirates managed to get rid of origin
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Originally Posted by SpartanVXL View Post
Damn and heres me thinking that EA wouldn't implement Originworks, Bleh.....
I had hoped that I could just move the client away from origin but looks like ea want us to use their dl service. Would be funny if the pirates managed to get rid of origin
If they do, I will order a retail version and apply the crack.
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that sucks, I'm still not migrating to crappy console loving EA's download service, I'll stick with PC loving valve.
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Originally Posted by SpartanVXL View Post
Damn and heres me thinking that EA wouldn't implement Originworks, Bleh.....
I had hoped that I could just move the client away from origin but looks like ea want us to use their dl service. Would be funny if the pirates managed to get rid of origin
Wouldn't matter since all they'll be able to play is SP. Honestly who would buy BF3 for the SP?

EDIT: I really wish all the people in this thread would vote on the poll I made on the PC Games section. So far almost 300 people have voted but more would be great. Currently, only ~8% of people will not buy BF3 because of Origin.

Clearly the minority is the loudest bunch as evident by this thread. No surprise since that's how it usually is with everything.
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Originally Posted by Yvese View Post
Wouldn't matter since all they'll be able to play is SP. Honestly who would buy BF3 for the SP?

EDIT: I really wish all the people in this thread would vote on the poll I made on the PC Games section. So far almost 300 people have voted but more would be great. Currently, only ~8% of people will not buy BF3 because of Origin.

Clearly the minority is the loudest bunch as evident by this thread. No surprise since that's how it usually is with everything.
The funny thing is, 98% of that 8% will end up buying BF3 anyways.
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Who cares?
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that sucks, I'm still not migrating to crappy console loving EA's download service, I'll stick with PC loving valve.
Hope this is not serious

Bf3 is being developed with the pc in mind dx11, 64 players large maps. When I look at games like l4d I cant help thinking, this is a 100% console game
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Hope this is not serious

Bf3 is being developed with the pc in mind dx11, 64 players large maps. When I look at games like l4d I cant help thinking, this is a 100% console game
hope this is not serious...
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Hope this is not serious

Bf3 is being developed with the pc in mind dx11, 64 players large maps. When I look at games like l4d I cant help thinking, this is a 100% console game
That is a joke, right?

There is not a single company out there that is as PC supportive as Valve.
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That is a joke, right?

There is not a single company out there that is as PC supportive as Valve.
On the other hand, this is what EA's CEO John Riccitello has to say about gaming:

Quote:
"Our fastest growing platform is the iPad right now and that didn't exist 18 months ago."

“I would argue that there’s more to be provided in terms of value for the consumer in micro-transactions and social experiences and driving those better in cross-platform game play between a console and a PC and a handheld device and a social network than there is supercharging graphics.”
EA CEO thinks gaming is all about the iPad, micro-transactions, are more important than graphics.
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