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Apparently this: “C:\\Program Files (x86)\\Steam\\SteamApps\\common\\battlefield 3\\“ was found in a punkbuster update.

http://bf3blog.com/2011/10/battlefie...-new-evidence/

Sorry if this was a repost, I couldn't find it anywhere when I searched.
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please be true! i hope EA scraps origin it's too wacky for me
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please be true! i hope EA scraps origin it's too wacky for me
Not going to happen. It is succeeding in every way they wanted, even if it's a bit rough around the edges (Steam was **** back when it first launched too.)

They could make BF3 not exsculsive though. Makes sense, after everyone who HAD to buy it buys it on origin, they put it on Steam so the people who hated Origin still get it.
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EA has a right to make an online digital platform just like valve did, I just wish it had more features but then again it is still in Beta if I remember correctly.
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Please let this be true..
 
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Only time will tell.
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Does it really even matter? I dont care abtut the content distribution method, I just hate battlelog. Unless somehow bringing it to Steam enables an in-game browser or something other than battelog its pointless.
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I've just been doing some searching, in the UK I can get a retail copy of the game ( hardcopy from what I'm led to believe) at about £30 while the origin download is priced at £40.

Apart from the direct download there seems to be no other reason for me to get the game via origin, especially considering the price. I don't believe the game will be cheaper on steam if it comes to it, I can't see EA allowing Valve to undercut them. So at the moment, for me personally, with a game like BF3 to even think of a digital download from whichever service I'd have to see it priced lower than a retail copy.
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Everybody email EA that we'll be their biggest fans if they do release it on Steam. Convince them that just just by approving of Steam to distribute BF3 will gain them more profit. Go go go!!
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I really don't think It will happen,steam is a competition for origin and EA wants its program(origin) to be successful and to become better than steam.

I don't think that will ever happen but origin could really improve.

If they release it on steam to me it seems obvious that most pc gamers who buy a digital copy will choose steam instead of origin,everyone likes it more than origin.And that won't be good for EA and its origin.

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