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That's just anti-steam FUD. Some games you can launch without the steam launcher, and some you can - it's entirely up the the publisher. This has been discussed ad-nausem on the steam forums even with input from game developers. The steam store and the steamworks DRM leaves the majority of decisions up the the developer - that's hardly intrusive by design. Actually more that's robust and flexible than anything else...

God forbid I say something bad about steam, perhaps if I said something negative about Origin I'd be hailed as a genius rolleyes.gif

Not all games force you. True. Many do. True. Do I get that choice? No. Amd I told about this requirement before I make my purchase? Most times no.

I'm sorry that when I buy a game, I want to play the game, and nothing more.

DRM is DRM. All DRM is bad. Nuff Said.
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Cool, I guess I had the game on steam before it was pulled off. Not sure if I want to get the maximum edition.
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If Crysis 2 is back on steam does that mean i can use my previous cd key to add in Steam? I have the box version. Apparently it won't work on Steam. Believe me i tried. Maybe Origin yes but i can't cuz i have Origin on my SSD and only BF3. I use another HD just to play the other games. I only have a 80gb space in my SSD anyways. I need the space anyhow.
Still it sucks i can't enter my keys i have on my box versions to Steam unfortunately.



errrrrr,just install it to another drive?Seriously how many people are too dumb to realise you can install what you want where you want if you look at the damm install screen instead of just clicking yes all the time.
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errrrrr,just install it to another drive?Seriously how many people are too dumb to realise you can install what you want where you want if you look at the damm install screen instead of just clicking yes all the time.

I think you misunderstand him, at least thats my understanding lol
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God forbid I say something bad about steam, perhaps if I said something negative about Origin I'd be hailed as a genius rolleyes.gif
Not all games force you. True. Many do. True. Do I get that choice? No. Amd I told about this requirement before I make my purchase? Most times no.
I'm sorry that when I buy a game, I want to play the game, and nothing more.
DRM is DRM. All DRM is bad. Nuff Said.

Seriously dude... most of you anti-steam people are so focused on making a stand you don't make any sense at all. People who complain about Origin complain about their issues and how widespread they are. People who hate GFWL complain about the log-ins, region restrictions, performance hit, match-making issues, etc... Most people on OCN who hate steam usually just say "steam sucks too" or "all DRM is bad" without actually citing specific problems that are as wide-spread as the issues that plague GFWL and Origin.

What makes it even more pathetic is most steam critics on OCN don't even understand the difference between the steam digital store and steamworks DRM. How can someone take you seriously when you don't even fully understand what you're protesting against? Listen to your own argument: You went from blaming steam for forcing you to use the launcher, to admitting that all games don't require you to do so. Wouldn't logic demand that you blame the publisher, since steam doesn't make it mandatory?
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Not on the UK store

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Damn! I can't reactivate my Crysis 2 game on Steam!
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Only reason this is back is because it's the Maximum Edition with all the DLC bundled in one. Steam and EA had disputes of letting Steam sell the DLC on their store. I don't expect many, if any EA/Origin games to be sold on steam unless they're the GOTY editions, or don't have any DLC planned for said title.

so... maybe we can see BF3 in Steam when the DLC of the game ends
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Seriously dude... most of you anti-steam people are so focused on making a stand you don't make any sense at all. People who complain about Origin complain about their issues and how widespread they are. People who hate GFWL complain about the log-ins, region restrictions, performance hit, match-making issues, etc... Most people on OCN who hate steam usually just say "steam sucks too" or "all DRM is bad" without actually citing specific problems that are as wide-spread as the issues that plague GFWL and Origin.
What makes it even more pathetic is most steam critics on OCN don't even understand the difference between the steam digital store and steamworks DRM. How can someone take you seriously when you don't even fully understand what you're protesting against? Listen to your own argument: You went from blaming steam for forcing you to use the launcher, to admitting that all games don't require you to do so. Wouldn't logic demand that you blame the publisher, since steam doesn't make it mandatory?

So how do I play any Valve games without Steam open?
What major title released recently doesn't require steamworks DRM?
why do you classify steamworks as a separate entity from steam's digital store?

Majority of Origin complaints are complaints against EA and fanboyism.
How many actual problems are on Origins recently?
I mean besides the massive fanboy outcry, i haven't read any real gamebreaking news regarding Origins.
GFWL i can understand as there's a lot of login problems with it, but origins i haven't come across any severe issues listed or myself personally.

Btw the most imposing DRM right now is probably blizzard's Battle.net. you basically cannot play SP games without an internet connection.
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I hope this is the first step of EA improving relations with steam (and perhaps adding their better titles like battlefield 3 and mass effect 3 to steam?)
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