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I don't get what's the point, the game opens up through a browser anyway.
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I'm sure you can use your Origin key with Steam though.
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I don't get what's the point, the game opens up through a browser anyway.
People want the installation to go on steamapps and having Steam manage the games, so there is a point mate.
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This is the only way I will purchase the game. That is after building a new rig, pretty much for this game, and realizing this BS Origin crap. I apparently did not read about that before I build my rig. Good thing there are plenty of other games I can enjoy on my Chili Cheese Rig.
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People want the installation to go on steamapps and having Steam manage the games, so there is a point mate.
The game is still going to be managed through the battlelog browser no matter what. rofl Only benefit is having steam overlay, but I don't even see how that's possible.
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I think its total bullcrap but even if they do make it available on Steam you're still going to end up at battlelog. I just doubt very seriously EA will just let people bypass Origin by releasing it on Steam. Personally I don't care if its launched through Origin or Steam.
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Doesn't affect me, I bought from a store
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Doesn't affect me, I bought from a store
So did I but you still have to launch through Origin with retail copies.
http://www.1up.com/news/even-retail-...require-origin
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Do ETTTTTTTT
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