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Oh, by the way, "If your account gets banned it does mean any EA game you have on your account would also be unavailable," DICE reminds.
Source: http://kotaku.com/5845866/origin-acc...3-beta-servers

DICE is full of win

EDIT: Since people are getting confused, and seem to not be reading the article, I'll post this image here that started it all. Please notice, that the actual BF3 rep said nothing about boosting in a game server, or getting 50 bazillion xp in 1 hour. The ban threat applies if you play on a 64 man server or a map other than metro. This has to do more with modding and a lot less with hacking than people. Please consider this before flaming each other any more.

http://cache.gawkerassets.com/assets...1/10/mfoqw.png
Edited by pash1k - 10/3/11 at 8:26am
    
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DICE, please disband from EA and go to Valve, a actual gaming community
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Why don't they just close/ban the servers?

It's connected to the master server list, so shouldn't they have control over which servers can connect to it?

I don't see this as fair to ban people. Not everyone reads news/forums.
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Ouch. VAC only bans from the game (or engine), not your entire account (unless you are ripping off Steam itself).
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This is absurd. How am I supposed to know that a server is hacked before I join it? (I've heard of XP boost servers).

So basically, you can't use the Quick Match option either.

And the infamous account banning by EA. We're off to a dazzling start.

And people wonder why there's so much hatred for Origin.
post #6 of 123
theyd just crack the server list. bf3 is the cashcow of ea at this point. dice says jump, ea says how high
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Ouch. VAC only bans from the game (or engine), not your entire account (unless you are ripping off Steam itself).
Not to mention that VAC only bans if the client itself is hacking. Server modifications are very much welcome in the Steam community.
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thought everyone loves dice and will post an article on anything they do
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I am no longer going to buying this game. Origin and battlelog were bad enough, but this....
    
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I am no longer going to buying this game. Origin and battlelog were bad enough, but this....
So you were planning on joing "XxXx TrIpLe JuMp ULTRA UNLOCK ALL GUNZZZZ ZOMBIEZZZ INSTANT L3v3L 90"
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