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Same goes for using the PSN now too.....will be PS3 be ditched by the masses? Of course not. Same thing will be happening here, people will bleat and moan but will still buy BF3, meaning you will be using Origin.

Expect it to be in every EULA from now. I bet when its added to the Steam EULA no one mentions it.
Well, I won't be using Origin, Steam, PSN, XBox Live, or anything similar.

If this means I purchase fewer and fewer new games until purchase none, so be it.
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Join a hacked server by accident: account banned and all games removed
Hack/Cheat/Exploit to your heart's content: nothing happens.


GG DICE.
    
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Join a hacked server by accident: account banned and all games removed
Hack/Cheat/Exploit to your heart's content: nothing happens.


GG DICE.
pro-tip 1: don't use quick match, it is a terrible console peasantry feature
pro-tip 2: don't join servers that run past the official number of player slots allowed. e.g. 58/200 players on a rush map.

here are the official instructions posted on the battlelog servers
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Instead of fixing problem servers, dish out bans to players who may enter them.

Awesome logic and customer service.
    
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Instead of fixing problem servers, dish out bans to players who may enter them.

Awesome logic and customer service.
seriously.


so, depending on how the next year or so turns out, do you guys think this could spell the end for the massive PC BF community?

i mean, if things stay on the current course with EA playing facist overlord, what do you think will happen?
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Pretty sure it would be illegal to deprive you of all your other games. Or even BF. Maybe ban you, keep you from playing MP, but taking -all- your Origin games? Doubt that's legit.

If their EULA is worded as to make this "legal" then I definitely don't want any.

Man.. There are fewer and fewer reasons for me to buy BF3 any time in the next decade.

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Well, I won't be using Origin, Steam, PSN, XBox Live, or anything similar.

If this means I purchase fewer and fewer new games until purchase none, so be it.
I have to agree.
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lol, im thinking about making a fake account to play on these huge metro maps XD.
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Instead of fixing problem servers, dish out bans to players who may enter them.

Awesome logic and customer service.
While this may be the message they're currently presenting...This isn't exactly the entire situation.

They ban by IP and host...So unless you're hosting, regardless of what the message says, you have very little to worry about.

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lol, im thinking about making a fake account to play on these huge metro maps XD.
They IP trace everything...That's one of the beauties of a NGINX base...Group IPS by user/area etc...Makes my life tremendously easier and their's as well, most likely.
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I wonder if anyone has brought Valve or EA to court in regards to losing their digital purchases? I mean, someone has to have filed at least one lawsuit here in the US.

I could see myself raging if I lost my account by entering a glitched server.
    
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I wonder if anyone has brought Valve or EA to court in regards to losing their digital purchases? I mean, someone has to have filed at least one lawsuit here in the US.

I could see myself raging if I lost my account by entering a glitched server.
You see yourself spending at least 5k on a lawyer just to file a class action lawsuit for 200$ worth of games (Arguably, let's say you have 4) in a lawsuit that EA will no doubt draw out.

So; now you're spending 10-20k on that lawyer...Just so you can find "just cause" when you could have originally just spent the 200$ buying new games again and saved over 19,600$+?

Sounds like a ridiculous waste of money to me.

When you did something that your parents asked you not to and they spanked you for it, regardless of how dumb it was, did you call child services against them? Or file a lawsuit?

Just sayin.
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