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Poll Results: Do you hate Origin?

 
  • 46% (96)
    Yes
  • 41% (87)
    No
  • 12% (25)
    Never tried it.
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post #41 of 147
Quote:
Originally Posted by Alonjar View Post

It does matter, because origin is a further method of control and removing competition. You think origin is going to stock all the small indie games like steam does? HA. Its going to be nothing but EA titles and property, and the more people who switch to Origin, the more its going to destroy PC gaming. Its all related, and its a slippery, slippery slope.

this is where your wrong, they have starting incorporating 3rd party games into there sales over 3 months ago. There are more than EA on the origins store. So before you start saying things are not true again please research.
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post #42 of 147
It gives people something to complain about.
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post #43 of 147
Because it's like Steam but awful.

.......and I already have Steam I don't want to use BOTH for the same purpose. EA forcing it on us is the furthest thing from awesome in recent "gaming news". I've had a million and 1 problems with it and so has everyone I played BF3 with.
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post #44 of 147
I dont like it because ea games used to be on steam. Now I have to have two of these systems if i want to play ea games (mostly battlefield) Why couldn't they have dropped battlefield into steam? they honestly would have probably sold hundreds of thousands more copies. Its the forceful part of it that is annoying.

My wife is a sims 3 fanatic. she owns every sims 3 expansion through steam. now when they release a special edition expansion, it only ends up on orgin, so she settles for the regular version on steam when she would much rather spend money on the special edition. I really dislike this.
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post #45 of 147
Dont see the problem. Steam forced us to use it for their games. I dont play their games any more. I play BF3 now so i use Origin. EA should not be forced to use Steam. If Steam is really all that good Valve should stop waisting time and make so games. Origin is a place where EA uses for their games. Steam is a where Valve used to but now its just a shop of other games. Also Origin is in Beta still so its not finished. As far as i am concerned Origin works best for me. Steam might have way more features but i want to play my GOD dam games and not waist time playing with Steam.
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post #46 of 147
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Originally Posted by jbobb View Post

Origin has a lot more than just EA games already. They do lack the indie games, but you are already wrong saying they will only have EA titles and property.

This is only because Origin is new. Check back in 3 years and see if its still the same.
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post #47 of 147
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Dont see the problem. Steam forced us to use it for their games. I dont play their games any more. I play BF3 now so i use Origin. EA should not be forced to use Steam. If Steam is really all that good Valve should stop waisting time and make so games. Origin is a place where EA uses for their games. Steam is a where Valve used to but now its just a shop of other games. Also Origin is in Beta still so its not finished. As far as i am concerned Origin works best for me. Steam might have way more features but i want to play my GOD dam games and not waist time playing with Steam.


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post #48 of 147
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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post

Dont see the problem. Steam forced us to use it for their games. I dont play their games any more. I play BF3 now so i use Origin. EA should not be forced to use Steam. If Steam is really all that good Valve should stop waisting time and make so games. Origin is a place where EA uses for their games. Steam is a where Valve used to but now its just a shop of other games. Also Origin is in Beta still so its not finished. As far as i am concerned Origin works best for me. Steam might have way more features but i want to play my GOD dam games and not waist time playing with Steam.

I agree 100% with you, well said buddy.
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post #49 of 147
Because it's not Steam.

Just like PC and Mac and Android and many other things.
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post #50 of 147
Origin is Steam, but its EA Steam.
Its lower quality(fewer games, I hate the UI, etc), has a pitiful userbase compared to steam, and has privacy concerns.
EA is basically Activision at this point, and while I only trust valve as far as I can throw them, I trust EA far less.

Its EA wanting to grab a slice of the pie, and being...EA about how they do it.
I wouldn't hate Origin if I wasn't forced to use it for my games.
Heck, I hate games that force me to use Steam unless I specifically downloaded the game FROM Steam.
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