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post #51 of 186
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Originally Posted by linkin93;15522855 
If it comes to steam I will buy another copy of it on steam and permanently ditch Origin.

Same


I hate origin. Its done nothing but cause problems.
 
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post #52 of 186
Origin is fine by itself but the combination of Origin and that sad excuse for a web based server browser/facebook ripoff makes me sick.

Why does origin need to sit there in the background? Why can't I just launch the game from Battlelog? Why can't Battlelog be integrated into origin so I don't have a bunch of useless programs eating up 2.5GB of memory while not doing anything important and scanning my computer's files? :|
post #53 of 186
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Originally Posted by SugarySnack;15522903 
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.

We have a winner. With that considered, there is no reason for them to put it on Steam unless they're willing to give Valve a cut for the higher publicity. As if PC gamers didn't already know BF3 was out...

Origin is not that bad, though it is still in beta and has a few issues.
Next we'll have people complaining about the ubisoft launcher on assassin's creed...
Edited by heraisu - 10/31/11 at 4:26pm
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post #54 of 186
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Originally Posted by linkin93;15524327 

Why does origin need to sit there in the background?

Because bf3 uses Origin for DRM. In the alpha, you didn't need to have Origin running, I could go to the battlelog page, close Origin, and play bf3. Now if I try to do that the game automatically launches Origin when I start a game.
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who cares we still have battlelog to deal w/

origin steam it doesn't matter
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post #56 of 186
Got nothing against Origin. I prefer Steam since its more mature. If you can use the same code as the one used in Origin i am also going to drop Origin. I dont want 2 programs that do the same thing.
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I'm still holding out for a edition on Steam. Hopefully it'll happen.
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This whole hate against Origin is so familiar. Remember that game Half-Life 2? Valve got scrutinized because it was a way for them to launch the platform because so many people were waiting for HL2. It had the same exact teething problems as Origin did: the lack of games, activation issues from not being able to handle the server load, constant crashes, the moaning about how it scans your computer and takes up resources.

Geez guys, get over it.
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This whole hate against Origin is so familiar. Remember that game Half-Life 2? Valve got scrutinized because it was a way for them to launch the platform because so many people were waiting for HL2. It had the same exact teething problems as Origin did: the lack of games, activation issues from not being able to handle the server load, constant crashes, the moaning about how it scans your computer and takes up resources.

Geez guys, get over it.

No doubt, Steam had it's birth pains. Personally I just don't want two download platforms, and I don't much care for Orgin.
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I'm glad I didn't buy it yet. No way am I buying it on Origin.
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