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Originally Posted by Nowyn View Post
Funny, but i have the exact opposite experience. Steam is a lot smoother than Origin, not to mention that i like the Steam interface much more, it's cleaner and polished.

Even tho Origin can be a player, i don't see much changing, unless they change up a few things and have better prices all way around, but then again it's hard to beat Steam sales. All Origin has right now is exclusivity, nothing else.
Origin has already won me over to an extent, with Steam I can't get on anything that uses the community feature (Don't know why, support just tells me to try the same thing over gain; 'check your ie settings and reinstall the program.) Origin starts up and plays games offline while Steam needs you to be online before you can go offline. Plus Origin is ever so slightly faster for me in signing in.

Don't get me wrong, Steam is a wonderful service with some of the best deals ever (Digitally or through physical retailers.) I've recently been using Origin and Desura a lot now, both also good (Though they both seem to clone Steam in areas, Desura for obvious reasons.)
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post #12 of 83
I see steam going in the same direction as Steam.This is indeed interesting.

Some competition for valve can be healthy for all us
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post #13 of 83
I see Origin going in the same direction as Steam.This is indeed interesting.

Some competition for valve can be halthy for all us
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Steam shows it's age (points at the non-negotiable all-games-same-folder BS in the age of SSDs), but I do want one of them to just win out, or someone to create a program that launches both from one browser.
there are so many guide on the internet on how to move your games its not even funny. I used steam mover. I install on my F4 then move good games to ssd.

Origin on the other hand disobeys me lol. I told it to be installed on my F4 and now bf3 is on my ssd, Origin is now on two drives.

(It could just be that I hate change and that I've had steam for 6 years)
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I quit.
    
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Origin's fast downloads and ability to activate CD keys from physical games is nice, the rest is just terrible

Honestly, Steam should just get back to allowing activations for games. I mean, they've always offered this for their own games, but Valve's game library is only a tiny itty bitty portion of what is out there. EA has an advantage here since EA publishes almost 1/3 of games.

Even still, Origin fails to activate 2/3 of my EA game keys, so meh.
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post #17 of 83
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This is going to be EXACTLY like MS vs. Sony...

Herp exclusive Origin items/dlc, derp exclusive Steam items/dlc... Meaning (Just like on console) EA/Valve (I mostly expect EA to do this) will make them sign lucrative contracts :/

*sigh*
I hate this to happen, loading useless programs on my PC, make it all origin or all steam dont need two of them. At least I don't have to buy an "Origin PC-console", its a software.

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Even still, Origin fails to activate 2/3 of my EA game keys, so meh.
lol u telling me, ive got a few CDkey form EA live chat for my Burnout paradise, still cant access my online account. xD
Edited by Use - 10/27/11 at 12:47pm
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I don't like Origin. I don't like the chat, windows, scheme. I don't like it's huge big tile interface, I don't like the functionality of it, I don't like Origin.

And god forbid they start launching all these new games from a browser... I will go ape you-know-what.
    
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I see steam going in the same direction as Steam.This is indeed interesting.

Some competition for valve can be healthy for all us
yo dawg...

Anyways, I'm pretty indifferent about the whole ordeal. As long as I don't have to download another client!!!
 
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Just be honest with yourselves guys. You don't like "change".
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