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Yet other none EA games have updates through services besides steam.. hmmm interesting

http://arstechnica.com/gaming/news/2011/08/battlefield-3-not-coming-to-steam-ea-provides-good-reason.ars
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I wish they would actually make it into BF3 instead of patching this Bad Company 3
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The question is why would it matter if Steam had to provide the updates for the Steam version of the game? What does EA lose there? If you used the Retail/Origin copy it gets updated through origin. If it was on Steam it gets updated through Steam. I don't see what they think they lose if they have Steam provide it's own updates. It doesn't make sense to me.
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I think this is my favorite fix of all of them:

The M224 Mortar can no longer be deployed in an area that is out of combat for another team like a home base or other protected spawn.


In addition to these:

The MAV will now be destroyed when running into a soldier or vehicle at high speed. It is still possible to strategically sacrifice your MAV on a soldier; it will be destroyed in the process.

The MAV now properly shows up in the Kill Feed. Previously it simply displayed “KILLED.”

The MAV can no longer be used as an elevator.
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Yet other none EA games have updates through services besides steam.. hmmm interesting

Don't worry, you certainly weren't complaining when Valve moved to Steam. I know I was. You'll get used to it, eventually, and just learn to love it, and even form fanboi groups around it.
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"No ETA" = End of Q3-Q4 rolleyes.gif
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I wish I never bought BF3. Played it for about 2 weeks then went right back to BF2/2142/PR
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the best patch for BF3 = remove Origin, launch in Steam
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The question is why would it matter if Steam had to provide the updates for the Steam version of the game? What does EA lose there? If you used the Retail/Origin copy it gets updated through origin. If it was on Steam it gets updated through Steam. I don't see what they think they lose if they have Steam provide it's own updates. It doesn't make sense to me.

It's on Valve's terms. Valve does not want the game to receive any DLC through any other service than Steam. EA has the right to say "that's crap, we just won't use you."

And Origin isn't bad. The only people who say it is are just crying about absolutely nothing.
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It's on Valve's terms. Valve does not want the game to receive any DLC through any other service than Steam. EA has the right to say "that's crap, we just won't use you."
And Origin isn't bad. The only people who say it is are just crying about absolutely nothing.

So...Origin see me, a Latin american costumer as a "thrid class consumer"

they dont even have a latin american region for Origin, if Origin detects that your are in a country with "spanish" as the official language...they put your Origin in Euros and with Spain promos/games/codes etc

Steam in the other hand fully support all the region, with my local debit card I can get my games in Steam

To EA and Origin I, and the millions of buyers in my region, do not exist or do not deserve the "attention" to create a simple fix to support our language, money, cards...nothing

if that is "crying" for nothing...well congrats
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