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To protest ME3 being exclusive to Origin, I will buy The Witcher 2 from GOG on the day that ME3 comes out and play that instead (and I will probably have twice as much fun as everyone playing ME3).

Really we should all push for more games on GOG.
post #72 of 85
I think a lot of people have to remeber that EA has free games on Android and iPhone platforms that require you to log into Origin to play. This probably accounts for a sizable portion of these concurrent uses. There is no way Origin is that big on the PC as the general sentiment from PC users is that Origin sucks. Other than BF3 I can't see a reason to launch origin myself although I do play Scrabble free on my Android with friends which means I am usually always logged into Origin.

Food for thought.
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Origin: The most famous and successful gaming software for being hated.
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i dont hate it but compare to steam it is Bad i would say.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Exostenza View Post

I think a lot of people have to remeber that EA has free games on Android and iPhone platforms that require you to log into Origin to play. This probably accounts for a sizable portion of these concurrent uses. There is no way Origin is that big on the PC as the general sentiment from PC users is that Origin sucks. Other than BF3 I can't see a reason to launch origin myself although I do play Scrabble free on my Android with friends which means I am usually always logged into Origin.
Food for thought.
This I did not know.

So EA is basically cheating with these numbers to lure in PC gamers. Typical EA.
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post #76 of 85
Steam is still be big dog in digital distribution. The only way EA has achieved these big numbers is by tying their big titles to Origin exclusively, they can't compete on their own merits b/c their service sucks compared to Steam.

Still, there is room for more than one digital distributor in the market.
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To protest ME3 being exclusive to Origin, I will buy The Witcher 2 from GOG on the day that ME3 comes out and play that instead (and I will probably have twice as much fun as everyone playing ME3).
Really we should all push for more games on GOG.

100 times this!
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post #77 of 85
When you consider how many people bought & play BF3, then you realize the Origin user base is more reflective about that one game and not its actual service.
post #78 of 85
Cant wait for activision to create their own DD service and require it for CoD. Or maybe they will just tag along with Blizzard, Since blizzard is launching their DD service in 2013 I believe. Then we can have 3 services for our libraries. Cant wait for my library to be fragmented some more!
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post #79 of 85
It's pretty evident that Steam will lose its crown to Origin unless Valve decides to actually start the engine. But I believe it'll be years and years until Steam loses. Steam has:

-CS:GO
-TF2
-MODERN WARFARE Series (big bonus)
-Portal
-L4D series
-Bioshock Infinite
-Skyrim / Creation Kit
-Half Life 3?
-Dota 2
-Guild War 2

-??? <--maybe some new Valve title? Finally, Steam has competition. Expect to see some major additions/changes these upcoming years.
Edited by Empr1ze - 2/4/12 at 2:58am
post #80 of 85
Hmm... Steam supports alot of VoIP features... ORGIN... well NO. -_- STEAM 4 LIFE
    
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