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Well, we all heard the rumor that it maybe coming to steam, its almost release date and nothing so far.. Anybody else waiting for it to come on steam?

I'll probably end up waiting till the last day and get it on origin/amazon... -.-
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Get it on Amazon and call it a day..
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I'm waiting for the fallout. I'm not going to jump on it only to find out it's coming to steam. 2 1/2 weeks later Skyrim's out so... meh.
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This is for news only section, should have posted in the video games section of the forum. Well as your question i hoped it was coming to steam but i said w/e and just preordered it elsewhere.
    
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Well, we all heard the rumor that it maybe coming to steam, its almost release date and nothing so far.. Anybody else waiting for it to come on steam?

I'll probably end up waiting till the last day and get it on origin/amazon... -.-
If you wait for it to come to Steam I'd say you'll never get to play it. Just my opinion.
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If you want to play it the day it comes out then preorder it. Who really knows if it's going to come out on steam, or when. Chances are it's going to require an Orgin/Battlelog account to play online anyway.

If you preorder you get the Back to Karkand pack for free at launch along with a few extras. I'm not sure if this is only through Orgin or not.

I have been very skeptical of Orgin. I've been a big fan of Steam since its release. However, I played the Beta and have to say I have no problems using Orgin. All it does is act as a launcher for the Battleblog. The Battleblog contains all your stats, and it's set up very nicely.

I would preorder it just to get the extra content for free at release. Apparently those who don't preorder will have to wait to play the extra content, and will possibly have to pay for it.
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I don't see it ever going to steam, even if it does, you wouldn't actually gain anything from buying it off steam other than being able to download it from their servers I guess. Your friend list still would be through origin/battlelog to join games...if you want the functionality of steam..well just manually add it to your game list.
    
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Well, we all heard the rumor that it maybe coming to steam, its almost release date and nothing so far.. Anybody else waiting for it to come on steam?

I'll probably end up waiting till the last day and get it on origin/amazon... -.-
Pre-Order nao! I just got my email today from EA/DICE that they are allowing the Pre-Loads to be downloaded tomorrow!
 
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It won't come on Steam. Even if it does after years or whatever, they will probably make it so Steam loads Origin and then Battlelog, waste of time. Just buy the game.
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Well, wheres the cheapest place to pre order at? With all the extra's like karkand?
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