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Me thinks the reason they got so large is that it's FORCED to play games. I would do away with origin in a heart beat if I could play BF3 without it.
I still run mine in sandboxie...

Does that affect performance at all? Seems like an interesting program.
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it does not scan the hard drive like it once did it was fixed so it only scans it's own directory nothing more smile.gif
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It would seem to me their numbers of active users really only reflect (or at least the majority of) BF3 players.
    
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Origins, does not scan the pc, it only scans its own directories.
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No doubt the interface isnt as great as Steam, but it looks like the goal of getting traction with Orgin is a success in such a short period of time. EA has to improve orgin interface given such example like Steam. EA totally blitz everything in getting Orgin setup with such a wide player base, the past deals really gave them the edge and the consumer bought it.
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it does not scan the hard drive like it once did it was fixed so it only scans it's own directory nothing more

Good to hear!
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It would seem to me their numbers of active users really only reflect (or at least the majority of) BF3 players.

And TOR??? Something like 40% of TOR's sales were digital, and as far as I know Origin is the only digital seller
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post #27 of 85
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it does not scan the hard drive like it once did it was fixed so it only scans it's own directory nothing more
Good to hear!
And TOR??? Something list 40% of TOR's sales were digital, and as far as I know Origin is the only digital seller

I don't play that so I don't know, is Origin required to be running with TOR? thinking.gif
    
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post #28 of 85
Make Origin optional for those exclusives and I wonder how many people will still use it. tongue.gif
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post #29 of 85
is sandboxie hard to use for a novice user? also just for laughs;what goes on in the ea board roomredface.gif i miss stargate
 
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post #30 of 85
That's nice, I guess forcing it on your users to play games is the way to do it. I don't care how many users they have on it, I still wont use it after the privacy issue and my own investigation. I wont be buying ME3 for PC, instead I will play it on a used XBox 360 and renting the game through Gamefly with a 3 month free trial, not giving EA any more money. I rather a physical game use a CD key and the option to use it on either origin or steam or both, would be a lot more sensible.
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