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Originally Posted by RussianHak View Post

Ow please, they milked it on the 3rd as much as possible. EA will can more games unless the company realizes the true way to go is not on Origin but on Steam.

They canned it because of disappointing console sales, not because of Origin. A lot of OCN users really seem to think PC and Steam is the center of the gaming world when it isn't.
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post #52 of 85
Just wait until BF4 is released and you will see Origin getting a ton of new users and it will be on the same level as Steam. thumb.gif
post #53 of 85
What did they expect?
People are honestly getting sick of the trash developers are releasing.
Honestly, micro-transactions in a single player game?
It would be one thing if they had started out the series with them...however they sold out the series completely with the third game.
It makes me sad that they canned what started out as an amazing series, but after what EA has done to it, its a more merciful end than releasing another game.
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post #54 of 85
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Just wait until BF4 is released and you will see Origin getting a ton of new users and it will be on the same level as Steam. thumb.gif

lol no..

Origin will never be on the same level as steam. Not just that steam is better, not that EA is fighting the previous 5 years of heavy steam adoption, but because of perception. Valve is one of the most beloved companies in the industry while EA is one of the most hated amongst PC gamers.

If you're fighting perspective AND early adoption of your competitor you have to be hands down superior in every single category.
    
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What's next? Battlefield? Because they will do it. It will come to that.

Won't put anything past EA....
post #56 of 85
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Just wait until BF4 is released and you will see Origin getting a ton of new users and it will be on the same level as Steam. thumb.gif

Well, not that it matters...but Steam probably sells more games in a month than BF4 sales will have in a year. Unless you want to be counting console sales, but I am certainly not counting those. Though who knows...consoles might be required to go through Origin on the next gen as well.

Not to mention I know I am not the only one that has a bad taste in the mouth from BF3...BF4 sales might not be as high as EA is expecting. The low sales of Dead Space 3 are evidence that people are starting to wake up and vote with their wallet.
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Just wait until BF4 is released and you will see Origin getting a ton of new users and it will be on the same level as Steam. thumb.gif

Same goes for every Call of Duty game then... Just take a look what EA has on Origin, and what will EA have...

If Origin cant attract more members with current game catalogue, i dont think BF4 will change this. With your assumption, we should see MINIMUM 1 million more member in Steam when a COD game released.
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Some games are genuinely scary, and make you go "wurgh!" when something icky leaps out the dark, and I thought Dead Space 2 did really well in that regard, if a little slow and difficult.
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No thank you. I will not purchase any game that has genuine micro transactions in a single player aspect...ever.

Lol. Every AAA single player game released in the past year has micro transactions. All of them are cosmetic and early upgrades. I surely hope you don't plan on buying any capcom games, any ubisoft games, EA, 2k games, square enix, etc. I hope you aren't buying any games except indie games....All games have microtransactions now, and you act like it's just EA. And yes, EA microtransactions are cosmetic and early upgrades. Even though everyone does it, let's whine about big evil EA? rolleyes.gif

Let's not mince words. Anyone whining about microtransactions is a hypocrite because everyone does it. Every major publisher does microtransactions in all of their games. But oh, I forget...EA is big bad and evil. :rolleyes:EA is not doing anything different than anyone else, every EA game i've played has microtransactions that entail early upgrades and cosmetic items. Dead Space 3 has absolutely nothing required in terms of microtransactions, I beat the game with none. By all means whine about something everyone does however........

I have no love for EA. But microtransactions aren't a big deal, they are all optional and aren't required for complete game experiences. They are cosmetic and early upgrades, nothing required for game completion. My problems with EA are the fact that they destroyed bullfrog and bioware......i'm not sure i'll forgive them for that...but microtransactions? Please. A ton of hypocrites here, period.
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If you want sales, don't sell at freakin 60$ a pop. I always buy games after they fall below 30$. Especially if you wait long enough, you can pick them up for single digits.
 
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