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what about hardware changes?
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i just don't want another game client for for one game.
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Because steam/valve dosent try to sue every digital distribution system out there for the sake of it. EA on the other hand, i wouldent be surprised if they did this.

ok how many times has EA sued another company?

how many times has valve?

a quick google search gives the edge to valve for one lawsuit... zero to EA.
    
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Still requires origin, sorry I value my privacy over this game. Make it optional and I will reconsider, I already have the other two on disk that only require a CD key to play, why change it?

i dont get why youre so uptight. just because you had a packet monitoring program show you that Origin might have tried to sent one little packet of one file (which afaik you cant actually tell what file any packet came from) doesnt mean it was actually trying to send EA your client's data.
then there is another question that im sure many have asked you. Why are you keeping Client data on a personal/gaming computer?
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Because EA gave an excuse to strong-arm its big IP's to origin when before it had them on steam. ME2 and bc2 dlc could be bought from the ea store when the client was from steam and there would be no problems, why can't they keep doing that?

That was before Steam required publishers to sell their DLC through Steam if they wanted their game on the service, that was the reason of Dragon Age 2 and Crysis 2 being pulled out from Steam, EA wanted to sell the DLC through their store but Steam said "people who bought Crysis 2 and Dragon Age will have to buy the DLC on Steam, sorry".

Anyway Mass Effect will probably be available on every difital game store except Steam, you'll just have to use Origin like every Steamworks game forces you to use Steam. I don't like EA one bit but it's their right, I also don't have a lot of love for Valve and certainly hope they won't become the monopoly that everyone on the net seem to wish (how times have changed, 3 years ago everyone was raging about the first games like Empire Total War and Dawn of War II forcing you to use Steam, now it's a "feature" that people ask for!).
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That was before Steam required publishers to sell their DLC through Steam if they wanted their game on the service, that was the reason of Dragon Age 2 and Crysis 2 being pulled out from Steam, EA wanted to sell the DLC through their store but Steam said "people who bought Crysis 2 and Dragon Age will have to buy the DLC on Steam, sorry".
Anyway Mass Effect will probably be available on every difital game store except Steam, you'll just have to use Origin like every Steamworks game forces you to use Steam. I don't like EA one bit but it's their right, I also don't have a lot of love for Valve and certainly hope they won't become the monopoly that everyone on the net seem to wish (how times have changed, 3 years ago everyone was raging about the first games like Empire Total War and Dawn of War II forcing you to use Steam, now it's a "feature" that people ask for!).

it is amazing what happens when you give up and get used to something...
sorta like brain washing...
    
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Lol, all of you Origin Shills sound so disingenuous, go enjoy Origin, let them enjoy Steam.

Anyway, I agree with the comment that Ubisoft could learn a thing or two about this. I'd honestly deal with Origin or Steam as DRM then their backwards philosophy.
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Lol, all of you Origin Shills sound so disingenuous, go enjoy Origin, let them enjoy Steam.
Anyway, I agree with the comment that Ubisoft could learn a thing or two about this. I'd honestly deal with Origin or Steam as DRM then their backwards philosophy.

no one on the Origin Side is Anti Steam...
its the Steam Kids that think Origin is the Devil.
    
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I love both Steam and Origin.

In the end, all I care about is playing the games that I want to play, regardless of the distribution platform.

Do I win 10 internets?
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Anyway Mass Effect will probably be available on every difital game store except Steam, you'll just have to use Origin like every Steamworks game forces you to use Steam. I don't like EA one bit but it's their right,.

Actually if I'm reading the article right ME3 campaign will work similarly to other titles sold on origin (except BF3) so you won't even have to run the origin client for SP after you've activated the game once. Just run the game and you're golden for the campaign. So less restrictive than steam.
 
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