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I doubt they're going to change their mind. I've seen a few more non-EA titles disappearing as well.
    
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post #12 of 198
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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.
Another for that. Having multiple clients is like having multiple discs then losing one. Have to go find where you may have placed it. It isn't at that point yet, but Blizzard has their own client (in a way), Steam, Origin, and I am sure there are others I don't know of. I prefer to have all my discs in the same location so I can put my finger right on where it is.
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I like Origin and I don't have a problem running multiple clients. I think my rig can handle a couple extra small programs, like Origin and Steam, at the same time.
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post #14 of 198
I don't hate Origin. However, I don't want to run multiple clients. It's a personal preference. If Steam ends up not selling EA titles then I won't buy. They're just games anyway. I just like to keep things as simple as possible.
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post #15 of 198
It's not a big deal but if EA is doing this solely to compete directly with Steam then shame on them. Steam is a monopoly but at the same time they are very fair and seem to connect with their userbase better than any monopoly I have ever seen or heard of. My biggest issue with Digital Media was the price never seemed to change online, sales were a retail thing even though there was no packaging, no distribution, no manufacturing, no shipping involved.
I still take issue with new realeases for the same reason but right now I have so many games (bought cheap on steam) I can wait for any game (besides BF3 ) to be more than 50% off it's normal price tag.

Thank You Steam! (for making me spend money that I wouldn't have normally lol)...
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post #16 of 198
I hope Origin ends up being squat like GFWL...i don't wanna run multiple clients. Steam works.
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post #17 of 198
wow, steam could have a pretty powerful army with all the fanboys it has.

what is wrong with you people? Competition is GREAT. its why steam is such an awesome service and why it could become an even better one. Wishing Origin's failure is not very productive.

besides if you lived in an area that had an awesome fruit store and a new one opened up and offered great deals, wouldn't you buy from it and support them?
Edited by th3illusiveman - 8/17/11 at 1:42pm
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post #18 of 198
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Originally Posted by th3illusiveman View Post
wow, steam could have a pretty powerful army with all the fanboys it has.

what is wrong with you people? Competition is GREAT. its why steam is such an awesome service and why it could become an even better one. Wishing Origin's failure is not very productive.

besides if you lived in an area that had an awesome fruit store and a new one opened up and offered great deals, wouldn't you buy from it and support them?
You'll overload their brains with this evil logical thinking.
    
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I really don't mind having games available on Origin, I just wish they were also available on Steam so we could have some true competition and not just developer specific exclusives on different platforms.
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post #20 of 198
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wow, steam could have a pretty powerful army with all the fanboys it has.

what is wrong with you people? Competition is GREAT. its why steam is such an awesome service and why it could become an even better one. Wishing Origin's failure is not very productive.

besides if you lived in an area that had an awesome fruit store and a new one opened up and offered great deals, wouldn't you buy from it and support them?
EA only sells EA games on origin how is that competition? I don't mind origin but it's inferior in every single way aside from offering all EA games.
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