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Meh.

Predictable.

Buy more indie games, the big franchise IPs are getting so stale anyways.
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post #42 of 147
Looks like I wont be getting sim city. Oh well.
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Tell me about it! What about our troops on their spare time?

I've talked to troops in their spare time. They don't seem to have issues with internet connections when on base. If they have some down time while out in the field, I would imagine the first thing they do wouldn't be playing Sim City.
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still on the fence about cancelling my preorder (non-Origin).
One thing I will say though is that this will cost them sales from the SC community (which is a community I know fairly well, having been active in it since 2009-ish).
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....and just when I thought EA couldn't sink any lower. They mix that horrible Origin with Ubisoft's always on DRM. So not only would I be forced to use a horrible platform that I refuse to use...now I HAVE to stay online to play an offline game. Good going EA. You're now 110% on my list, right up there with Ubisoft. Not buying another EA game again, period until they get the message that we don't want this garbage.
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Pirates will find a way to play the game without an internet connection (As always), while legitimate users will suffer. Nicely done EA. thumb.gif
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....and just when I thought EA couldn't sink any lower. They mix that horrible Origin with Ubisoft's always on DRM. So not only would I be forced to use a horrible platform that I refuse to use...now I HAVE to stay online to play an offline game. Good going EA. You're now 110% on my list, right up there with Ubisoft. Not buying another EA game again, period until they get the message that we don't want this garbage.

You mean they werent on your list already !? Ever since they screwed me over and only gave me ONE more activation for my steam copy of Crysis Warhead in 2009 I have flat out refused to buy any game with a EA logo on it (new at least, thankfully there is still a used PC game market).
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I was looking forward to it, but won't buy it if this is true.
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....and just when I thought EA couldn't sink any lower. They mix that horrible Origin with Ubisoft's always on DRM. So not only would I be forced to use a horrible platform that I refuse to use...now I HAVE to stay online to play an offline game. Good going EA. You're now 110% on my list, right up there with Ubisoft. Not buying another EA game again, period until they get the message that we don't want this garbage.

You mean they werent on your list already !? Ever since they screwed me over and only gave me ONE more activation for my steam copy of Crysis Warhead in 2009 I have flat out refused to buy any game with a EA logo on it (new at least, thankfully there is still a used PC game market).

They were but they weren't. I was still buying good EA games on the Steam holiday sales (older ones). I did refuse BF3 because of Origin...which is really sad because I honestly did want to play it because of BFBC2. But now....oh hell no. Ubisoft killed their name to me with that one game (forget the name) with the always on DRM (its the second installment of the game, the name escapes me). I actually asked Steam to revoke my licenses for Far Cry 1 and 2, with or without a refund because of it. They wouldn't sadly. frown.gif

Now with EA pulling even WORSE garbage....no way man. Not buying an EA game ever again now, PERIOD.
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People see Origin and start spamming nonsense.

I have Origin installed. I have Steam installed. I get the same experience from both. I don't know how some off you have trouble installing games, annoying pop ups etc etc. Origin for me sits quietly on my taskbar alongside steam and do exactly the same thing.

As for always on... I couldn't care less if its like that or not. Most games nowadays are online or their major feature is online play so I don't see what the big deal is.
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