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'Games disappearing from Steam is a complex issue but can be fixed', says Valve boss
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Will we start seeing more EA games back on Steam?
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Originally Posted by Gabe Newell
I think at the end of the day we’re going to prove to Electronic Arts they have happier customers, a higher quality service, and will make more money if they have their titles on Steam. It’s our duty to demonstrate that to them. We don’t have a natural right to publish their games.
This.

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Originally Posted by Brian, commenter on the article
No one wants origin, a small sector is getting into it, but the vast majority of people do NOT want origin, we already took steam, learned to love it - we're not doing it again with Origin. I'm not. And in congress, one letter is the voice of 20,000 people. SO, consider this the voice of at least a sizable chunk of their PC market.
Not this.
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I've already pre-ordered BF3. Better not make a last minute entry on steam

Edit; I mean, I would actually love that, but the CD-key better work on steam then
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I've already pre-ordered BF3. Better not make a last minute entry on steam

Edit; I mean, I would actually love that, but the CD-key better work on steam then
You could cancel
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Best not to pre-order just yet, I'm waiting till the last minute to pre-order. Hopefully (though not probably) will be released through steam too.
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I personally don't think Origin is a bad client. Actually, I kind of like it. I don't, however, like my games scattered across multiple clients. I like all my games in one place, and that's why I love steam.
    
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Origin is not bad at all for me, I use it on my laptop as steam much to keep on my laptop if i want to play 1 game and most games wont work on it anyway

Sims 3 on origin = i can play it from my laptop Plus it is faster than steam
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Let's just hope Valve and EA settle whatever differences they had and make things work out amicably in the future. Even if BF3 doesn't make it on Steam before launch, at least resolving it would be nice.
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Originally Posted by Hysteria~ View Post
I personally don't think Origin is a bad client. Actually, I kind of like it. I don't, however, like my games scattered across multiple clients. I like all my games in one place, and that's why I love steam.
Then just add your origin games as a non-steam game; unlike steam they don't require origin to be running in the background...

Because of that, I personally like origin better. I just hate how steam has you locked in and forces you to sign in even if you want to play offline. Kinda ridiculous.

Edit: lol @ the comments on the article, especially the first one. Kid obviously knows nothing about how big BF3 should be.
Edited by CovertCover - 8/17/11 at 11:57am
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I'm waiting until the last minute before I preorder, in the hopes that the game will become available on Steam.
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