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You do not need orgin running to play BF3, but u do for this steam work-around.
Don't need origin running? Really, I thought you had to launch the game from origin and all the menu's were in a web browser?

Was that just for the beta?
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Don't need origin running? Really, I thought you had to launch the game from origin and all the menu's were in a web browser?

Was that just for the beta?
Nope. Once U've activated the game and everything you can exit orgin for good. Might have to set the battlelog to ur favorties or something but orgin is not needed to run the game.
    
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So what happens if it does get released on steam later on and you have it set up on origin? Will you be able to just add the game to the steam library by using your cd key? or how does this process work? I'd rather have it in steam, I have enough accounts with different services, adding another one for origin is just another login and password set to remember, argh!
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Kirby1, If you try to open up battlelog to join a game, Origin Opens automatically as well.
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Adding the BF3.exe does not work. Obviously I tried that first.
Actually it does. I have it set up in steam to open battlefield3.exe and it starts up origin and opens BF3.
    
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Yeah just open the website and you're good to go... You have to hit the website anyway so why even use steam? Just close both steam and origin down and use the website
http://battlelog.battlefield.com/
Bookmark that and you're all set..
Edited by TwiggLe - 10/25/11 at 6:24pm
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Kirby1, If you try to open up battlelog to join a game, Origin Opens automatically as well.
Tested .. Orgin does not start when battlelog is opened... NVM you are right, it starts when the game starts.
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Actually it does. I have it set up in steam to open battlefield3.exe and it starts up origin and opens BF3.
I tried this and I was not able to get it to work. Is this just for single player?
    
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Works for Co-op and Single Player.
Multiplayer it hangs during log in.

Looks like I'm sticking to Fraps for screenshot and importing them to Steam
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