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[GameSpot] Origin surpasses 5 million daily users

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EA's online service marks milestone in under five months; publisher aims to be almost completely digital in five years. [...]

"I think it will be a company that is almost completely digital," Moore told the site, "that has developed a very strong, viable and robust and value-driven consumer platform that allows us to be able to interact directly with tens, if not hundreds, of millions of people that will talk to EA every day."
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Little do they know that those 5 million people are only there for BF3. lol
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Waits for Origin to be hacked like Sony.
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Hard to believe when steam peaks at around 4mil usually...though I think that's simultaneous users.
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Little do they know that those 5 million people are only there for BF3. lol
Probably not too far off the truth.
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Little do they know that those 5 million people are only there for BF3. lol
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Who cares if it's just for BF3? Steam reached IT'S heights by being the only platform to offer such classics as Half Life and Portal etc.
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Who cares if it's just for BF3? Steam reached IT'S heights by being the only platform to offer such classics as Half Life and Portal etc.
I only have steam because I wanted TF2...and there are a vast amount of people out there in the same position.

Dont ever try tell that to these guys the next time the "omg steam user numbers" threads come by though.

Funny thing is, that I doubt you'd actually only see BF3 in the majority of peoples Origin game lists by this time next year.
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I only have steam because I wanted TF2...and there are a vast amount of people out there in the same position.

Dont ever try tell that to these guys the next time the "omg steam user numbers" threads come by though.

Funny thing is, that I doubt you'd actually only see BF3 in the majority of peoples Origin game lists by this time next year.
yes we know you hate steam etc etc etc...
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yes we know you hate steam etc etc etc...
No, I'm just not acting like the nvidia vs amd fanboy when it comes to something so trivial as a game launcher lmao.

I have both and use both to play games regularly.

Both start up together when windows loads.

Both shut down together when my computer shuts down.

I just find it funny that the "yeah but they only have Origin cause of BF3" argument is being made as though the reason Steam is installed in millions of computers has nothing to do with the fact that it is 100% required for certain high profile games.

I got a free MW2 code with my 5850, but it required me to have Steam. Yet I see no, "yeah but all those steam players only have it cause they are forced to use it for valve/steamworks games" every time steam user number landmarks are reached. Maybe I'm just allergic to the fanboyism and hypocrisy.

If my impartial view in all this, as well as my frequent use of it, equates to steam "hate", then you probably need to have a closer look at yourself to be quite honest.

It's not even funny how deluded certain steam fanboys are.
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