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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?

you win all the internets for that answer... I have both sitting on my taskbar smile.gif
    
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Meh played Me3 Demo, nothing exciting or really interesting. wont be purchasing it.
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post #33 of 152
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you win all the internets for that answer... I have both sitting on my taskbar smile.gif

as do i, right next to each other in fact.
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as do i, right next to each other in fact.

haha yeah me too! lol then I have two MMO launchers next to those...
    
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im fine with origin and steam(got a freebie game with my mouse), i just dont like that im being forced to use it even if i buy a physical copy
 
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im fine with origin and steam(got a freebie game with my mouse), i just dont like that im being forced to use it even if i buy a physical copy

It sucks. But they both do it...
    
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Cool, ill consider this game after finishing the first two. Origin is alright, only problem is that ive had to repair my BF3 installation far too many times, not sure if its origins fault, but ive never had to do that with any of my Steam games.
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I use Origin for Battlefield and now Mass Effect, but it pisses me off. If I install Origin into a drive other than C, then it still defaults game installations to my C drive. Really? C'mon, that's bush league. Secondly, if Origin disconnects from the server, it won't let me log back in without just plain restarting it.

I use Origin for Origin exclusive games, if EA wants that to change, they need to make a product that JUST WORKS!
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Not on steam = i no buy. Sigh another good game ill miss. Oh well. Darksiders 2 will keep me content quite a bit this year when it comes out.

And why do you value one faceless profit seeking corporation over another one?

I don't understand why consumers have this ridiculous loyalty towards a particular digital distribution platform instead of being intelligent consumers and getting the best deal they can.

Steam really isn't all that great of a platform. It's a resource hog and the most bloated piece of DRM ever so far created. Unscheduled downtimes are common, scheduled downtimes are even more common and are ONLY announced on the forums and also occur during peak hours for US users, offline mode is broken and requires going online rolleyes.gif, "Game is currently unavailable" error messages, connectivity issues and piss poor download speeds during sales and promotions, Steamworks multiplayer games unplayable during downtime, etc etc etc. The list goes on and on.

It doesn't even have the largest selection of games (Gamersgate does and that stuff is DRM free) so you're missing out with this loyalty.
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This is the same thing they said for kingdom of amalur. Fat loada chance that helped. My internet was down a few days ago and I went oh I still have amalur to play since its a singleplayer mmo right? ahha yea right. Click on the exe origin pops up "failed login attempt" Well there we go no option for offline mode like in steam. Not gonan work out here for me3.
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