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Quick question: my dvd drive crapped out, so if I buy a retail copy of battlefield 3, can I just punch in the code on origin and downloaded it like steam games?
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Quick question: my dvd drive crapped out, so if I buy a retail copy of battlefield 3, can I just punch in the code on origin and downloaded it like steam games?
Yes, you need the disc.

http://www.overclock.net/pc-games/11...-off-disk.html
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Just buy the digital dl version. Even if you buy the discs all they do is make you dl the game.


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You do not need the disc. i know for a fact. I bought a retail Disc from play-sc.com. they sent me a picture of the cd key. I put it in on orgin and downloaded the game.
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Buy off Origin.
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You should be able to redeem the CD key on origin, I remember doing so for DA:O and ME2 from my Steam copies by using the key that Steam gave me.
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