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Whoever at EA thought Origin would be great should be fired.
Once BF3 is back on steam, Origin will die.
Origin is just as good as Steam tbh. Also, I bet you'll still need to log into Origin even if you buy it through Steam.
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i dont see this happening...sorry
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post #13 of 205
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Don't think it's that easy.
  1. EA
  2. SW: TOR
ToR is going to flop. It's copy pasta of WoW.

I would have bought bf3 way back on steam before all this origin stuff, but now I don't want the game at all.
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Finally. Now I can buy BF3.
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post #15 of 205
Origin, Steam, who cares? I don't understand why people have been crying about this. All you have to do is sign in and click play game. Adding a few friends from Steam on Origin honestly isn't that hard.
post #16 of 205
this is some good news.... I'll be waiting till after the release to buy the game anyway. I've been a loyal user of steam for 7+ years

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Origin, Steam, who cares? I don't understand why people have been crying about this. All you have to do is sign in and click play game. Adding a few friends from Steam on Origin honestly isn't that hard.
people don't want to have 2 clients running, plain and simple.
Edited by HK_47 - 10/4/11 at 1:56pm
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post #17 of 205
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Origin is just as good as Steam tbh. Also, I bet you'll still need to log into Origin even if you buy it through Steam.
This i have to agree. It would be more insane enough if you have to use INBROWSER server through steam which means logging in Origin? They should take the browser completely out of the game but i still wonder if this prevents piracy?
post #18 of 205
For me, the privacy concerns with Origin were a deal-breaker. I know that Steam gathers a lot of information but frankly I just don't trust EA 1/10th as much as I trust Valve. If it does end up coming to Steam, my year will be saved. I almost jumped for joy when I read this, but then I realized everyone at work would think I was odd..
post #19 of 205
I bet they still make you run origin just to be dicks. I bought the physical copy just because I don't want to download 20 gigs for one game every time I want to install it or should I say need to reformat.
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But doesn't Steam allow unlimited downloads on purchases? Where as Origin only allows 5 or something like that? I think that's most people's beef with Origin.
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