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Can't take this seriously when Ubisoft treats PC gamers like crap by releasing games weeks/months after consoles and have crappy drm.

They don't delay the releases as an insult to pc gamers, they delay the releases so they can finish up the port and do it right. As much as you may hate Ubisoft for its DRM (that I don't actually find very offensive...) they really do a damn good job at porting to PC, especially with the Assassin's Creed series.
 
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And yet another reason people were against Origin rears its head.
I don't want a client for each publisher. Just no.

Origin is not to blame for these clients. Steam is.

You can't blame the 2nd guy that enters the market when the first one was the one that showed everyone that it works and is profitable...
 
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Origin is not to blame for these clients. Steam is.
You can't blame the 2nd guy that enters the market when the first one was the one that showed everyone that it works and is profitable...

I can and will. Many people called it when EA announced Origin.
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Gimme Anno for $1 biggrin.gif, though I've wanted to try out for dust, not sure if that price could be beat.
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I can and will. Many people called it when EA announced Origin.

Who is many people? steam fanboys?

Many people called it when they saw how successful steam was and how valve required all their games use steam, this was even before origin was ever announced. You expect other companies to sit by while steam makes 1 billion in one year uncontested in the DD market?

As for the topic the only ubisoft franchise that is attractive to me at this point is assassins creed. At least with EA they have some great games under their belt; Mass Effect, Battlefield, Crysis etc. Plus its hard to make people buy from your store when you called them pirates just months before.
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I can and will. Many people called it when EA announced Origin.

When many people call it is irrelevant and it doesn't mean that you're right... The whole mess started because Steam was wildly popular and made some huge profits, EA and other publishers saw this and wanted their share. How can you blame EA?
 
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oh no, its another origin -_-
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They don't delay the releases as an insult to pc gamers, they delay the releases so they can finish up the port and do it right. As much as you may hate Ubisoft for its DRM (that I don't actually find very offensive...) they really do a damn good job at porting to PC, especially with the Assassin's Creed series.

I agree.
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I can and will. Many people called it when EA announced Origin.

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Who is many people? steam fanboys?
Many people called it when they saw how successful steam was and how valve required all their games use steam, this was even before origin was ever announced. You expect other companies to sit by while steam makes 1 billion in one year uncontested in the DD market?

I'm trying to figure out what "it" is? That Origin is a failure? Does anyone have any figures on Origins financial state?
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I'm trying to figure out what "it" is? That Origin is a failure? Does anyone have any figures on Origins financial state?

By 'it' Rubers was referring to other publishers releasing their own steam-like DD services. Or at least if I understood him.
 
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