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Originally Posted by SpuddGunn;15185013 
Hope this is just rumour, I much prefer Origin

Nsis.....
    
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post #102 of 205
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Originally Posted by AddictedGamer93 View Post
Nsis.....
Completely serious
    
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post #103 of 205
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Originally Posted by doc2142 View Post
If this is true, bye bye origin, hello steam..again!
I think EA knows the money is coming their way no matter what, but they did a decent job of gaining new ground in the DD business.
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Originally Posted by Stealth Pyros View Post
LOL, good luck on that one. I wouldn't hold my breath. Maybe we should all bombard EA/DICE demanding for that though. The majority of players wanted it on Steam from the beginning, there's no reason to not make the Origin keys work on Steam.
That's a Valve decision, not EA's. They pretty much will say to add it as a non steam game.
Valve would rather you spend the money with them in order to permanently add the game to your account.

$59.99??? Ha. People will pay it.

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Originally Posted by SpuddGunn View Post
Completely serious
For EA games, I agree. Everything else is on Steam for me.
Edited by WorldExclusive - 10/5/11 at 12:41am
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post #104 of 205
I'm GLaD that I didn't pre-order BF3 yet!

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Originally Posted by SpuddGunn View Post
Hope this is just rumour, I much prefer Origin
Then use Origin lol

This would give you two options so I don't see why you wouldn't want it to happen.
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Then use Origin lol

This would give you two options so I don't see why you wouldn't want it to happen.
The second it happens you wont hear the end of it from the Steam fanboys. Criticising Steam is like going into the Vatican and slating Jesus.
    
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post #107 of 205
but SpuddGunn...who cares what the steam fanboys say(which i am) just use Origin if you prefer it, boo hoo steam fanboys this and that, who cares use what you like and let steam boys use steam and origin boys use origin
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I agree with Zelx

just as you much prefer Origin, some of us much prefer Steam.
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post #109 of 205
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Originally Posted by Phoriver View Post
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.
EA disabled backing up games on Origin. So everytime you reformat or want to install on multiple conputers, you have to download the game. 20GB is just too much bandwidth, especially for a student house with 2 bf3 players here.

Where as steam, I backup all the games my 3 roomates and I share, BC2, Left4dead2, killing floor, etc. Cutting down bandwidth usage to nothing for these games instead of using all our bandwidth.

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Believe it when I see it.
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