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Poll Results: Do you strongly dislike origin?

 
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    Yes
  • 33% (17)
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post #21 of 31
Your first mistake was being a "die hard crysis 2 fan."
    
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Newegg CS sent me a smiley once lol
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post #23 of 31
you were very rude to that guy no wonder he didn't help you, whenever i have used live chat they solved my problems within 5 minutes. I had a similar problem with BC2 Vietnam i bought it but it didn't unlock and the code didn't work so i connected to live chat and not only did they give me a new activation code but they gave me a discount coupon.

sometimes being polite goes along way.
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post #24 of 31
Quote:
Originally Posted by bryonhowley View Post

I had the same problem with Crysis 2 when I replaced my game drives and had to re-install Steam and Origin. After being on Live Chat for about 30 seconds I had my DLC back no problems what so ever. Origin is every bit as good as Steam and the only ones that do not think so seem to have never even installed let alone used it!!

I'll partially agree with that. Origin the software is perfectly fine, I've got no problems with it. Origin the store is just awful. Rarely have sales, and when they do, they're usually not on anything good. Their game selection pales in comparison to every other digital distributor (not just Steam, I mean every other place). I know it's because it's EA's service, and they're extremely picky, but I can't help but say they jumped into the fray too little too late.
 
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post #25 of 31
not origin's fault. the developer took the DLC down a long time ago.
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post #26 of 31
Quote:
Originally Posted by Marafice Eye View Post

I'll partially agree with that. Origin the software is perfectly fine, I've got no problems with it. Origin the store is just awful. Rarely have sales, and when they do, they're usually not on anything good. Their game selection pales in comparison to every other digital distributor (not just Steam, I mean every other place). I know it's because it's EA's service, and they're extremely picky, but I can't help but say they jumped into the fray too little too late.

I agree. Their store is god awful.
post #27 of 31
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Quote:
Originally Posted by james8 View Post

not origin's fault. the developer took the DLC down a long time ago.


Since Origin sold me a product and now I don't have access to what they sold me, shouldn't I at least get a refund then?
post #28 of 31
^you did not buy the DLC from origin. you bought it from the store inside of crysis 2 and paid via mycrysis.com
if it seems like i'm "working for" or "defending" EA i'm not. i'm stating things the way they are smile.gif
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post #29 of 31
I've worked in customer service phone support before in my younger years and personally, if you started off telling me my support sucked I'd not help you at all. Just sayin'.
post #30 of 31
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Originally Posted by james8 View Post

^you did not buy the DLC from origin. you bought it from the store inside of crysis 2 and paid via mycrysis.com
if it seems like i'm "working for" or "defending" EA i'm not. i'm stating things the way they are smile.gif

well have you had any luck with crytek? :/
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