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mega GB downloads - and then what about the capping some providers put on you ?
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Well, their available bandwidth server-side is pretty good at least. Was hovering around 500 Mbps when I was downloading BF4 it, which is quite a lot faster than Steam. Sure, Steam servers are probably under heavier load, but that's beside the point.
 
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Well, their available bandwidth server-side is pretty good at least. Was hovering around 500 Mbps when I was downloading BF4 it, which is quite a lot faster than Steam. Sure, Steam servers are probably under heavier load, but that's beside the point.


Because everyone hates origin, that's why tongue.gif

Though it honestly isnt too bad.
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this whole thing is to save corporations money, cut out the middle man and give the end customer an experience thats as variable as the weather. I have watched amazon prime in HD on a very stable, new copper, fibre to cab 80mb connection and had it switch to SD and pause on a weekend due to over selling network bandwidth and extreme throttling .. cough.. sorry 'fair usage '

its this that needs to change. Not just Raw bandwidth but the REAL deliverable bandwidth and its Consistency over the course of each month. Hard copies be they Blueray disc, SD card or USB pen are much more reliable and higher quality but hurt the company more than the consumer.

you will not see proper Blueray or 4k quality for that matter unless its in a physical copy or coming down through Broadcast television for DECADES.. not as a 'test example' but as a 100% permanent deliverable service in quality and connection like Discs and TV.

It is, in fact, too early to pull the plug.
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I bid a Fond Farewell to EAOrigin about 2 months ago lol
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What EA/Origin doesn't tell you is you can only download your digital games so many times before you have to call customer service and beg them to let you have one more download. They'll let you, if they're feeling nice that day.
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Or just store the dl on a external hdd like I do
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They see the writing on the wall. And what do they do? They double down on their stupidity and pathetic business MO. Let's see how that works out for them. They're too greedy and idiotic to see past their own noses.
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origin's down-loader is pretty terrible. with steam i get around 6-8mbps, but last time i tried updating bf4 it was around 600kbps

i still like having the physical goods for games i really enjoy/look forward to.
the full color manuals, keyboard shortcut foldouts--i dont really care about whether its a usb or disc, but having the files somewhere backed up for when i feel like reinstalling is a big thing for me.

that being said, i now move all the origin installer files onto my nas... because downloading through origin really really sucks.
it reminds me of the pentium days--click "ok" and go to lunch...
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Because everyone hates origin, that's why tongue.gif

Because everyone hates EA xD For higher downloadrate buy the DLC for it *cough* Because they went to greedy with their content they deserve a smak right in the face. Just let them do it, it will fail.
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