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Will Battlefield 3 ever be on Steam?

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I heard that there was a rumour from Valve that Battlefield 3 may be on Steam. Is this confirmed true/not true or is it just a rumour?
    
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we don't know. I think it will eventually, but it might take a long time.
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It will be eventually but you will still need the Origin because of their retarded web based battlelog.......*goes back to BF3*
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I don't think so, DICE said they couldn't work something out with Valve due to valve's policies.
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Probably not considering EA probably doesn't believe that more people would buy it on Steam than Origin. Enough to compensate for the loss in profit that is...
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They're charging 10 extra dollars for people who rent the game for consoles. They are not going to let Valve gain any of the profit that could possibly be there's.
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Originally Posted by dmasteR View Post
They're charging 10 extra dollars for people who rent the game for consoles. They are not going to let Valve gain any of the profit that could possibly be there's.
They are charging console gamers who are renting extra? LOL
    
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Originally Posted by Calipso View Post
They are charging console gamers who are renting extra? LOL
Yep! They're charging a $10 extra fee, making it pointless to even rent the game IMO. Buying the game and reselling is probably about the same price.

Talk about milking every penny

EDIT: By the way that fee is only if you plan on playing multiplayer, but who is honestly getting BF3 to play singleplayer?....
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post #9 of 14
I dont see the point anymore..

Lots of people whom were anxious to buy the game has already bought it.

If it ever comes to steam now they just wont make the profit they do in other games.

Even many people whom hated Origin bought the game.
post #10 of 14
The only time it might hit Steam is when the game is old and out of taste. I think the problem between Valve and EA was EA wanted the ability to sell extra content (DLC) themselves, and Valve doesn't allow that, all DLC and extra content must be exclusive/available to them if they are to stock it. (or something of that nature). So I wouldn't expect to see BF3 on Steam until BF3 comes out in a deluxe/GOTY box that contains all the DLC for it. Basically once the dev's have left it and it is in it's final state then it could come to Steam.. That's how I see it.
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