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that means its still a half port...or they are probably completely lying about it and its main focus was probably on consoles from the start...
Yea, DX11 is a joke in BF3. They planned it, and never came through.
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Also, anyone noticed in BF3 that Terrain Deformation is nerfed/barely even there? Beta had more of it, Plus, the Beta was very buggy for a 2 month release copy. =|


At On-topic:
Yeah.. I dont like EA spying on my stuff too. I'd rather trust Valve and Google than EA.
   
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Right, because I would also believe someone in my house with a mask on while carrying my rig out the door if they said "shhh, I'm totally not robbing you"...

Oh EA, how you have become the laughing stock of the entire industry... again!

That said, between this spyware scandal and EA's horrible treatment of developers, Mass Effect 3 will be my final purchase from them. Even then it will certainly be a guilt-ridden purchase.
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This was debunked elsewhere as well. Someone ran a process sniffer and noticed that it was simply walking folders to find games. People were complaining about it scanning their tax software because the tax software was silly enough to put it's information in the AppData folder, where game information is often stored.

I know Origin automatically found my Steam install of ME2, which I was pleasantly surprised by.
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Same dam info steam gets from you, but its big bad ea so eveyone fabricates lies to make it seem worse than it is. Get over it and quit crying you babies.
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that means its still a half port...or they are probably completely lying about it and its main focus was probably on consoles from the start...
You obviously don't know what a "port" is.
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they should just sue EA and Orgin....videogame companys have been getting away with too much lately...sue them till they are bankrupt...they again lied said bf3 wouldnt be a console port when it is...
Please dont use these words and BF3 in the same sentence, please.
    
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Same dam info steam gets from you, but its big bad ea so eveyone fabricates lies to make it seem worse than it is. Get over it and quit crying you babies.
Actually, origin scans more thoroughly. Steam only checks hardware and software installed, Origin does that and scans other files on system as well.

BIG difference is: If you decline taking part in it on Steam, you can carry on and still play your games. If you decline on Origin, it won't let you install it hence you won't be able to play the games.
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Actually, origin scans more thoroughly. Steam only checks hardware and software installed, Origin does that and scans other files on system as well.

BIG difference is: If you decline taking part in it on Steam, you can carry on and still play your games. If you decline on Origin, it won't let you install it hence you won't be able to play the games.
Could you be more specific as to what "other files" origin scans?

If you're going to show me a picture of Origin seeing a tax PROGRAM in the PROGRAM folder and somehow say that its not part of what would be a software check, then please don't bother.
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So, uh, release BF3 on Steam?
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