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Origin is actually more stable than Steam. And Steam does some odd stuff and i end up deleting clientregistry.blob
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Origin is actually more stable than Steam. And Steam does some odd stuff and i end up deleting clientregistry.blob
Well that is true. Steam can be unstable at times. If you exercised a bit of patience you'll be okay. I haven't resorted to deleting clientregistry.blob yet :/
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I hate to break your genius bubble aswell, but 8 million people includes all platforms.
Double posting like a boss.
Oh wow I didn't know that.

I also hate to break your genius bubble but they put out a LOT of beta keys and I mean a LOT and quite a few people got them and didn't even bother trying because of the vista windows 7 requirement. The beta didn't help much because quite a few people also couldn't get it to even load.
It won't be an ugly launch but it for sure won't be a pretty one.
8 and half million people had the hardware to run BC2 with another 1/2 million running it at 10 to 15 fps. BF3 is going to have a hard time finding more than 5 million people to hook up with. And that is going to make the other frostbite 2.0 game coming out later very nervous.
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Just think, in 10 years, Origin might be as functional as steam.
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Origin is actually more stable than Steam. And Steam does some odd stuff and i end up deleting clientregistry.blob
Tell that to my Origin, not a single problem with Steam apart from the whole Offline Mode crap, whereas with Origin I've had to redownload BC2 about 3 times now because it won't install it, nor tell me what the actual problem is so I can fix it.

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Oh wow I didn't know that.

I also hate to break your genius bubble but they put out a LOT of beta keys and I mean a LOT and quite a few people got them and didn't even bother trying because of the vista windows 7 requirement. The beta didn't help much because quite a few people also couldn't get it to even load.
It won't be an ugly launch but it for sure won't be a pretty one.
8 and half million people had the hardware to run BC2 with another 1/2 million running it at 10 to 15 fps. BF3 is going to have a hard time finding more than 5 million people to hook up with. And that is going to make the other frostbite 2.0 game coming out later very nervous.
I'm sorry, but from the tests I saw, BF3 ran fine on lowest settings on an HD4290 IGP, if people can't afford a G220 or even a 440, then they have no business complaining, they could turn down the resolution and other settings to make it run.
    
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well when everyone is forced to use the service to access a certain publishers games...honestly EA should never talk about Origin numbers.
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Both steam and origin suck. I don't want to be required to have some software to play my games
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Legit competition to steam can only be a good thing for us gamers. At least those that like lower prices overall for their games.

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Both steam and origin suck. I don't want to be required to have some software to play my games
Unfortunately some kind of DRM seems to be an undeniable reality for most games. Obviously some methods are more annoying than others.
Edited by Peremptor - 10/22/11 at 8:25pm
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I'm sorry, but from the tests I saw, BF3 ran fine on lowest settings on an HD4290 IGP, if people can't afford a G220 or even a 440, then they have no business complaining, they could turn down the resolution and other settings to make it run.
LOLWUT? Battlefield 3 on a 4290? That's perfect for watching youtube videos about battlefield 3.
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Legit competition to steam can only be a good thing for us gamers. At least those that like lower prices overall for their games.



Unfortunately some kind of DRM seems to be an undeniable reality for most games. Obviously some methods are more annoying than others.
I have a dream... that one day, origin users and steam users can play together in harmony without expressing their loyalty to silly software programs and realize that needing such programs to play a game is silly.
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