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post #41 of 186
This is just what I thought would happen
Let Origin grow by keeping it off steam than after release appease the fans who haven't bought it yet because it wasn't on steam
EA's marketing department occasionally derps but when they pull something big they do it right
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Why would this matter when you're still going to need to launch it on Origin anyway? Even if you didn't, for some magical reason, you'd still be using it over Battlelog. I've yet to have any issues with Origin to warrant me needing to switch at this venture.

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Steam can launch the browser fine. You don't need Origin for that.
Even on Steam, you have to launch Uplay, or Microsoft Live software and other agents that the game still requires to play. I do not doubt Battlefield 3 and SW: Old Republic will require Origin no matter where you buy it from.
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Originally Posted by Threefeet View Post
Honestly guys until there's proof that it does something untoward, I don't really have an issue. It's your system though so I suppose each their own!
The *issue* I see isn't the spyware FUD and hyperventilations it's sending people into, its that Origin is the beginning of a slippery slope that will decentralize our games again. The cool thing about Steam was having all your games in one place.

It's only two game downloaders now, yes, but encourages every game company beginning with Activision to create another Steam/Origin "me too" and before long we'll have 5-10 downloaders. And Origin in terms of software/interface is simply piss poor, slapped together.

Regardless I'll continue to pay full price for something on Steam before I buy something discounted on Origin.
Edited by odditory - 10/31/11 at 3:44pm
post #44 of 186
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Originally Posted by Inverse View Post
I do not doubt Battlefield 3 and SW: Old Republic will require Origin no matter where you buy it from.
We have been given a definitive answer that SWTOR will NOT use Origin for anything (unless you buy it via Origin).
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post #45 of 186
lol at the origin defenders....

but anyways...the real problem of BF3 is battlelog

lot of people playing Firefox
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post #46 of 186
Isn't Origin required to play BF3? How will they work this out with Steam?
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post #47 of 186
-_-

I just bought it full price on Origin.
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post #48 of 186
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If it comes to steam, it will most likely require origin as well. Battlelog launches the game through origin, and so it seems to me battlelog is fairly coupled with Origin. I don't think EA or DICE wants to split that up.
The only reason it launches it via Origin is because Origin is the games DRM much like Steam is to say Team Fortress 2, you need it running to play the game.
Origin and Battlelog aren't coupled at all (Apart from the DRM), the closest relationship you can find is being able to import your Origin friends to Battlelog. You would have thought that EA would have tried to intertwine the 2 further to make Origin seem much better. It would have been nice to see Battlelog use my Origin friends without me having to re-add them.

Also I don't think EA want to split that up, I'm sure DICE couldn't care less.

If it moves to Steam here's to hoping that all purchases activated via Origin (physical or not) can be re-activated via Steam. It will be a cold day in hell when this happens though.

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lol at the origin defenders....

but anyways...the real problem of BF3 is battlelog

lot of people playing Firefox
Battlelog isn't that bad, in theory anyway. Once all the bugs are ironed out I believe it will be a quite decent service. God, remember back to trying to play BF:BC2 around launch time, that made me sick. Battlelog seems to be doing much better in that respect.

I find it funny how when I launch Battlelog within Opera I get a huge warning banner about my browser not being fully supported "soldier" Yet out of all the troubles I've had with Battlelog Opera seems to be running it the finest for me

Also anyone using Avast and having trouble with Battlelog should disable your web shields while you are trying to join a game. Especially when sending invites and group requests and what not to friends through Battlelog, Avast seems to be blocking these from time to time at the moment. Made for a frustrating afternoon with my mates until we figured out what was going on.
Edited by ThirstyArgonian - 10/31/11 at 4:05pm
    
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I'll get it if it removes all need of origin out of the game and relies soley on steam.
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We have been given a definitive answer that SWTOR will NOT use Origin for anything (unless you buy it via Origin).
Source?

ive looked high and low for this info and ive yet to find a definitive answer to it...all ive read were rumors and speculation
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