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i just preordered the download version...

it's available for download tomorrow morning... and then playable on the 25th
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My question is, when i download it from amazon, does it go to origin, and will it update its self?
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post #23 of 37
Seriously you can read the information where you get it. Do you have any gumption how to read? You order it from Amazon, they will send you a key and you put it in Origin and it'll pre-load tomorrow and you cannot play until monday. Oh they won't charge the price until the pre-load starts. Either get it from Amazon or directly off Origin. Cheaper at Amazon but i am sure the map packs and etc is part of the same thing in Amazon cuz it's a Limited Edition pre-order only however. The only thing i dislike about Amazon is the website is a little broken and doesn't have encryption. Wish it would work with HTTPS on but it is secure when ordering things however!
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Ok i tried to pre-order recently at Amazon. Are they sold out or something? I cannot seem to pre-order it? It's like greyed out? What is going on? They stopped the special sale?
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It's not Origin exclusive if its on Direct2Drive, Impulse, Amazon Digital, and a bunch of others
Plus sitll a chance you'll see it pop at launch day on Steam by surprise.
But I'd get it now just for Karkand DLC (Which will be 10-15 probably 1 month after)
Actually it is. PCGamer misprinted exactly what you said in the November issue and corrected it in the December issue.
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Actually it is. PCGamer misprinted exactly what you said in the November issue and corrected it in the December issue.
That's like saying that DLC is Xbox Live Exclusive. It is only "Exclusive" for a month or so and then it spans elsewhere.

It could just be a temporary thing. Won't find out until then.
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Ok i tried to pre-order recently at Amazon. Are they sold out or something? I cannot seem to pre-order it? It's like greyed out? What is going on? They stopped the special sale?
No? I literally just preordered mine when you just said that. like 30mins ago, from amazon.

Don't see how they can sell out on a digital copy..?


Thats what I got.. Says I can download it tomorrow at 7am us/pacific.
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That's like saying that DLC is Xbox Live Exclusive. It is only "Exclusive" for a month or so and then it spans elsewhere.

It could just be a temporary thing. Won't find out until then.
It doesn't matter who sells it or where you buy it. Origin is required to run it. EA/DICE have stated this time and time again. Even if Steam starts selling it (which I seriously doubt) it is still going to launch through Origin. There is no reason to believe otherwise. Comparing this to XBOX dlc is apples to oranges.
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It doesn't matter who sells it or where you buy it. Origin is required to run it. EA/DICE have stated this time and time again. Even if Steam starts selling it (which I seriously doubt) it is still going to launch through Origin. There is no reason to believe otherwise. Comparing this to XBOX dlc is apples to oranges.
That's fine. At least it's in steam.

There is reason to believe otherwise. I simply can. I enjoy playing devil's advocate. Helps things to be seen from both sides of the field.
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it won't come on steam.
get it on origin
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