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Originally Posted by nyrmitz View Post
I have found 0 mention anywhere confirming Steam selling BF3, except for that post a while back about late 'negotiations' to get it on steam, and cannot find it in the steam store as of right now. As much as people have complained about it not being available for Steam, you would/will most likely see a news thread about it.
To recap:

Origin required no matter how you purchase it.

Not available on steam....
Yeah, I looked on Steam as well. Oh well. Here's to games demanding you install Adware to get them to run.

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Originally Posted by modinn View Post
The discrepancy is download sizes could be that Origin is bundling the "day 1" patch with the game download while others will have to update to the patch once they get it activate on Origin methinks?
Probably. D/ling from Amazon, I figure either Back to Karkand isn't in that d/l and I'll have to get it later, or there is some sort of patch that isn't included. Or they're using some sort of magical file compression that EA doesn't know about, lol.
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How big is this thing installed. i may need to remove things from my ssd now. lol.
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How big is this thing installed. i may need to remove things from my ssd now. lol.
Thats what I just had to do, moved the Witcher2 to make room for Bf3 haha.
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How big is this thing installed. i may need to remove things from my ssd now. lol.
10.2GB download from Amazon. Now it's going to sit on my hard drive, taunting me until the 25th...
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Downloading at 3.2mbs...
    
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Just got my pre-load e-mail.

Here we gooooo!
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28 minutes flat to pre-load. Good thing I did it 4 days early.

11.4GB from Origin and 13.5GB from D2D.

I used my D2D code to activate and DL from Origin.
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Woot! Got email(actually 4 identical emails..wierd..) When it started downloading(remote controlling desktop from work ) it hit 4.8mb/s! new record for me sadly it went down to a nice 2.4mb/s
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Dang! nice..did it stay there for more than a few seconds?
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