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Steam crashes and sometimes messes up the games, no problem as of it borne by Origin. Why the hate? Never got it, if you hate it because it restricts EA games from being levied into Steam then how is that the application's fault?
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Oh boy..

edit: Honestly, I HATE that we have to use a web based plug-in to get into a game. I'm not sure if its like that with all the other games though, I only play BF3.
Edited by K4IKEN - 4/11/12 at 7:18pm
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I don't hate it, I use it alongside Steam for the few games that require it. I PREFER Steam due to it being all around better at everything. I've never had any issues with Steam and I've already had a few with Origin. Not enough to make me hate it, but for me personally Steam is just 100x better. Aside from that, Steam has WAAAAAAAAY better sales than Origin.
 
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(PS, This is going to be a riot of a thread),

Reasons on why I hate Origin's guts:

1) Origin is Spyware
2) It is REQUIRED for BF3 (There's no reason why it's needed, TBH)
3) It sucks on System resources, like RAM, & CPU Usage
4) Game selection & Free games blow, TBH
5) Origin is of no use to me, and there's no main use of it, except to tell you what games you have.
6) Support & Updates for games are atrocious, and absurd.

Those are some reasons right off the top of my head.

I'm looking @ the BF3 Crack from Razor1911 to disable Origin completely.
post #5 of 16
its buggy as hell! I have to sign in everytime i restart my computer, sometime it will.automatically try log in but it will give me a connection error.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Nvidia-Brownies View Post

(PS, This is going to be a riot of a thread),
Reasons on why I hate Origin's guts:
1) Origin is Spyware
2) It is REQUIRED for BF3 (There's no reason why it's needed, TBH)
3) It sucks on System resources, like RAM, & CPU Usage
4) Game selection & Free games blow, TBH
5) Origin is of no use to me, and there's no main use of it, except to tell you what games you have.
6) Support & Updates for games are atrocious, and absurd.

Yep.

I feel like I sold-out when using Origin.

I don't hate the thing's guts, but it's just one of those deals where you couldn't care less if it was there or not.

At this point it's just an orange circle in the lower right lol.
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I don't hate Origin. I hate the Battlelog.
 
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I don't have any problems with it really. but sometimes it won't log me in and that's annoying

also the games that need it need it. so if I loose internet (once in a while), I can't play. OR when I'm deployed and I want to play a game without internet
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I don't.
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post #10 of 16
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Steam crashes and sometimes messes up the games, no problem as of it borne by Origin. Why the hate? Never got it, if you hate it because it restricts EA games from being levied into Steam then how is that the application's fault?

Their cloud sync is bad, I started up Crysis 2 and I hit use cloud sync thinking that it would be legit like steam and merge the saves but nope it deletes all local saves with no recourse. SO PRO
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