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Is origin as bad as everyone says?

Yes, but not because of the whole 'SPYWARE!?' cries. It's terrible due to the amount of additional processes and system checks that are required just to play a game. The Amazon downloader lets you install the game without Origin.
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Is that the case? OP said it activates on Origin. Does it need to be activated at all? I've never bought a game on Amazon (or used Origin), but I'm interested in picking this up.
Is origin as bad as everyone says?


Origin is crap. At first I really liked origin but over time I have really begun to hate it. I will never buy another game that uses origin thus why I might not even be buying ME3 because of it.

 

 

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Is that the case? OP said it activates on Origin. Does it need to be activated at all? I've never bought a game on Amazon (or used Origin), but I'm interested in picking this up.
Is origin as bad as everyone says?


Origin is crap. At first I really liked origin but over time I have really begun to hate it. I will never buy another game that uses origin thus why I might not even be buying ME3 because of it.

 

 


Hopefully it will end up like SW:TOR, where you're required to have an Origin account, but you don't actually need the service. Bioware is taking the safe route and claiming it's not like that, but we'll see. If you can bypass Origin (or uninstall after the initial DL), I'll buy. As of now, nope. I'm with you.
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says it is $15 to buy now. damn, i wanted it for $5.
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GameFly has Mass Effect for $4.99 still f your still interested.

 

http://www.gamefly.com/Download-Mass-Effect-2/150345/

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says it is $15 to buy now. damn, i wanted it for $5.
I never checked before, but apparently is $5 again. smile.gif
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GameFly has Mass Effect for $4.99 still f your still interested.

http://www.gamefly.com/Download-Mass-Effect-2/150345/

Thanks, updated the OP with your post.
    
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The deals are on again, this time, ME1 and the DDE of ME2 are on sale as well.
    
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The deals are on again, this time, ME1 and the DDE of ME2 are on sale as well.

Does ME1 activate on Origin?
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The deals are on again, this time, ME1 and the DDE of ME2 are on sale as well.

Is the DDE of ME2 worth it? Or should I just buy the regular ed? Also.. Should I buy ME1 and ME2? Or just skip ME1 altogether?
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Does ME1 activate on Origin?

Now that you mention it, I don't think I'm 100% sure that it does. I remember people saying that these can be played without Origin, but since so many keys (ie Steam keys for BFBC2) activate on Origin, I think it's a safe assumption that they do.
    
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