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Originally Posted by EVILNOK View Post
Read the reply to the OP from DICE about BF3 going to Steam. This is from the EA BF3 forums today:
http://battlelog.battlefield.com/bf3...1518973132268/
Ehh... in previous experiences, Baza isn't a reliable source for information like this that is "high up." He's "just" a forum moderator. It's like saying that an OCN forum moderator is filled in on every detail about OCN's advertising arrangements and whatnot. This sort of rumor is to be addressed solely by DICE developers or EA authorities.
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post #142 of 205
I see no point in cancelling my Origin pre-order and ordering on steam.
All that would do is require that I run another .exe (steam.exe) in order to play the game.

No thanks.
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As long as my preordered physical copy from gamestop can be registered via steam, i'm all gravy. I am definitely going to wait to purchase now, hearing this news.
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post #144 of 205
I like how this hasn't even been agreed upon by the two parties and we apparently already have people that know exactly how this is going to be implemented if is going to be on Steam....
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post #145 of 205
You'll still likely have to go through Battlelog.. so whether you use Origin or Steam it won't matter. Once you initialize BF3 from Steam, it will open Battlelog in your web browser.
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post #146 of 205
If this goes through there are going to be some pissed off gamers who bit the origin bullet.
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post #147 of 205
Cool. Steam it will be, then.
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Originally Posted by Kosire View Post
I was about to post this but decided to do something else for 10min.. lol
I was also going to post this news... but I was too busy cancelling my preorder. LOL.
     
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post #149 of 205
IF this is even true, I'd now consider BF3 again. Might be the push I need to invest 60€...
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Originally Posted by freestyla85 View Post
You'll still likely have to go through Battlelog.. so whether you use Origin or Steam it won't matter. Once you initialize BF3 from Steam, it will open Battlelog in your web browser.
yeah, that's pretty much set in stone. With that said, I dont think Steam would need to make the compromise of running Origin as well. It will require a Origin account but they hopefully wont require the program to run as well.
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