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I preffer to have my game boxes in my room. It looks nice and also I have a proof. And also it's cheaper in my country than digital download smile.gif

It's the other way around here in Spain, normally new releases are ~60€ retail and 40-50€ digital.

Still no announcement from EA, it's been over 30 hours since I opened my ticket and still no answer either.
    
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I preffer to have my game boxes in my room. It looks nice and also I have a proof. And also it's cheaper in my country than digital download smile.gif

And then there are people like me...I would pay MORE for a digital download. I hate having clutter laying around. Each less object I can have in my house, the better.

Plus I doubt you will ever be able to buy a EA game and not have to activate it through origin again. The same goes for Steamworks. So there may not be much of a difference soon...or even now.

I have proof as well...my purchase emails and credit card history. If you paid cash for the boxed games all you have is a sticker on a box that a dog could chew up or something. Not that the proof is ever going to be needed...or believed if presented.
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happened exacly the same with me... i've bought bf3 premium edition a few days ago... and now i'm banned by their "concern team" for hacking fifa ultimate team 13... and i don't even got fifa 13... this is ridiculous...

Yesterday I talked with the support, and they say that they'll solve this in 48-72h... But getting banned for something that we haven't done that's stupid. probably they didn't even catch the real hackers...
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The same goes for Steamworks. So there may not be much of a difference soon...or even now.
I have proof as well...my purchase emails and credit card history. If you paid cash for the boxed games all you have is a sticker on a box that a dog could chew up or something. Not that the proof is ever going to be needed...or believed if presented.

When Steam disabled my account, they wouldn't take purchase emails or card history... the only thing they will even look at is a picture of game box/cd key. I'd advise buying at least 1 retail game and keeping it around.
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When Steam disabled my account, they wouldn't take purchase emails or card history... the only thing they will even look at is a picture of game box/cd key. I'd advise buying at least 1 retail game and keeping it around.
They took an old purchase email to reactive mine.

Side note, wheee.gif for EA!
 
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hey guys,

as most of u guys on here i have the same problem, I use Origin on PC. We are a clan of 20+ people and at least 4 of us upto now (that ive spoken to) have been banned for the same reasons, for exploiting Fifa Ultimate thingy. All of us have FIFA12 and all of us have BF3. I talked with someone from the chat support and didnt get any help. Talked today with EA UK (Belfast) and they were more helpful and checked FIFA Ultimate and saw that i had never used it, so he said he would escalate my case. I bought my game via Origin.

We as a clan are very close with the EA distributor of Cyprus as i am Cypriot and leader of the biggest clan in Cyprus. We buy all our games together in bulk so the distributor gives us a better price. One of the guys has a boxed version from him and the other bought the game of ebay.

its frustrating not being able to talk to someone face to face and explain instead of being seen as a criminal
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When Steam disabled my account, they wouldn't take purchase emails or card history... the only thing they will even look at is a picture of game box/cd key. I'd advise buying at least 1 retail game and keeping it around.

I love Steam, but their support is severely lacking and, in my experience at least, more useless than not. The only reason I can see for not having more complaints is that Steam generally works well enough that there aren't problems that need resolving. But when there are most people I know have pretty much been SOL.
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happened exacly the same with me... i've bought bf3 premium edition a few days ago... and now i'm banned by their "concern team" for hacking fifa ultimate team 13... and i don't even got fifa 13... this is ridiculous...
Yesterday I talked with the support, and they say that they'll solve this in 48-72h... But getting banned for something that we haven't done that's stupid. probably they didn't even catch the real hackers...

 

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Heh, Origin has never been installed on this PC (except for way back when it was called EA Download Manager). Is there really all that much difference between Origin and Steam? No. Is there much difference between EA and Valve? Hell yes. Steam, GoG, and Humble Bundles forever!
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I really want to get Battlefield. I almost bought the premium edition last weekend but its looking as if I shouldn't buy it? I remember when it first came out there were hackers all over that ruined the game, plus I didn't have a decent internet connection. Now I do and this? Ugh why can't it be on steam!
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