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post #21 of 34
Dice dropped the ball on this. The game already has terrible ALT+Tab support for a game that requires you to look for games on a stupid browser?

Im using my friends account and while the game is fun, I won't be wasting my money on it till they get rid of this battle log crap. I already have impulse steam and green man gaming, I'm not getting involved in origin too.
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post #22 of 34
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Originally Posted by SpykeZ View Post
Dice dropped the ball on this. The game already has terrible ALT+Tab support for a game that requires you to look for games on a stupid browser?

Im using my friends account and while the game is fun, I won't be wasting my money on it till they get rid of this battle log crap. I already have impulse steam and green man gaming, I'm not getting involved in origin too.
Amen, thats what im saying. I really hope that they can reach an agreement to have BF3 on steam, if my key code will work on steam I will have origin off in a heartbeat, hopefully battlelog will be optional too and we can get right into BF3 main menu from steam.
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Not sure which version OP has but there is a newer version of the plugins out. I think it was released yesterday or something...
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Amen, thats what im saying. I really hope that they can reach an agreement to have BF3 on steam, if my key code will work on steam I will have origin off in a heartbeat, hopefully battlelog will be optional too and we can get right into BF3 main menu from steam.
won't happen, why would you think EA would give up the power to steam
unless Valve pays them more $$, why would EA give up power, and give sales to Valve that they can get themselves?
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Called it.
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Yeah, one of the reasons I don't use Origin.
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post #27 of 34
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won't happen, why would you think EA would give up the power to steam
unless Valve pays them more $$, why would EA give up power, and give sales to Valve that they can get themselves?
I read I few posts in the news section that got my hopes up
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post #28 of 34
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"Download and install the browser plug-in"
"Download and install the browser plug-in"
"Download and install the browser plug-in"
"Download and install the browser plug-in"

I would try downloading and installing the browser plugin. You dont have to +rep me. Im just here to help

I hate origin too. What was dice thinking?
Edited by KaHuNaZ - 11/5/11 at 1:57pm
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post #29 of 34
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I would try downloading and installing the browser plugin. You dont have to +rep me. Im just here to help
Nice! Very clever! You sure you don't want that rep? I mean the whole point of this thread isn't about that.

Oh wait you are reading my first post after the mod took out half of it since an asterix is considered profanity, that's why you think you're so smart.
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post #30 of 34
They need to at least allow us to run the game without Origin being loaded. Origin can be used for getting new games. As far as Battlelog goes, I don't see why they can't still use it, but incorporate an open source web browser within the game. Also, IMO using a browser plugin to update the game is dumb. Why can't Origin itself do that like Steam does. I don't like the fact that you have to relaunch the entire game when you change servers. Even on my system with a SATA3 SSD it's very slow. That part of BF3 fails completely.
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