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So what are the excuses for DICE and EA now? Next thing you see, they will remove dedicated servers and then all the diehards will say, "It is just BETA and dedicated servers are bad. I rather play on EA servers so they can shut them down in 2 years."
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So what are the excuses for DICE and EA now? Next thing you see, they will remove dedicated servers and then all the diehards will say, "It is just BETA and dedicated servers are bad. I rather play on EA servers so they can shut them down in 2 years."
what dedicated servers?!?!


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theyd just crack the server list. bf3 is the cashcow of ea at this point. dice says jump, ea says how high
i think you have that backwards.
    
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How dare EA and DICE make rules to protect the integrity of their hard work!! Nerdrage and whining ensues!
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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.
I personally think EA has this whole Origin thing waaaay out of control. If they want to see a game cloud client that works 99% of the time, with a happy fanbase, they need to install Steam.

This just ruined everything for every player. Who cares if there's a server that's modified!? You don't see Steam giving a crap about what each server is like.
     
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I can understand them not wanting modded servers during the beta, but full account bans for something so insignificant? Really, EA? If they carry over that policy after release, then I'm definitely not getting it. And I was actually considering biting the bullet and giving EA the benefit of the doubt for a minute by buying it. And people wonder why so few gamers trust EA...
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I wonder why people avoided BFBC2, it was locked down completely.

DICE Grow a pair and tell EA where to go. They have so much potential and get dragged down by EA every new BF Game.
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can't wait for those modded servers to spawn 30 tanks in a rush map
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Please use correct capitalization and punctuation in your posts.

I think it needs mentioning that the issue (for me at least) isn't the blocking of modded servers, not that I like it. But the issue is that a ban for one game disables your entire account. I don't like the whole Steam vs Origin comparison but Steam does not ban your entire account for something done in a game. At most they will ban you from any games using that game's engine.
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