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My interest in gaming is dying anyway...I am sure by the time I can no longer buy a boxed copy of a game I want, I will have exited the hobby, for the most part...just stick to retro gaming and emulation. I rarely, if ever, buy new games any more anyway...I always wait for them to hit the bargain shelf. I know I will just be told to get with the times, and to that I will simply say, "No thanks." We all know this is where the industry has been pushing for sometime now, and it's basically futile to resist it at this point.
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Originally Posted by Bitemarks and bloodstains View Post


If you want a physical copy then you can still buy it at any number of retailers (brick and motor and online)..

And they are usually cheaper than origin(or at least they always seems so when I am looking for something)
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Your choices are, download it, Or go to the shop and buy a physical copy, These are your choices, Be glad you don't have to pay 100+ for 60 dollar games.

I could get them shipped from them, or another retailer. Which is what I usually do anyway.

Also, 60 dollar games for 100 bucks? I already do. AAAs cost $100 here at launch (£60)
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Anybody angry about this needs to also be angry with Valve and Ubisoft for not selling physical copies on their storefronts.

If you want a physical copy then you can still buy it at any number of retailers (brick and motor and online)..

I only buy games on Steam that are heavily discounted (that is, preferably below £6) anyway. Or games that I've long waiting for and they get a crazy sale that doesn't warrant getting the physical copy.
   
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Sucks for me. I pay $100 per month for internet and I can only download ~300mb per day and once I go over I get throttled so hard I can't even open a web page.
Is it common to pay ridiculous amounts for a connection WITH bandwidth limits in the states? Here it's 20€ a month or so (varies by operator and speed) and there are no limits.
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too bad origin wont be passing on the savings of lesser physical media/logistics issues in the form of lower prices.
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too bad origin wont be passing on the savings of lesser physical media/logistics issues in the form of lower prices.


I wouldn't either, It's free profit.
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Its faster for me to download the game then install it from DVD. Internet speeds are now faster then DVD speeds. Also even 6MB can download a lot of content. I was able to do ~ 400GB a month with 6MB connection.
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Originally Posted by t00sl0w View Post

too bad origin wont be passing on the savings of lesser physical media/logistics issues in the form of lower prices.

They are doing something different, Think they are copying the Sony / Microsoft model of Giving away free games with there "On The House" initiative - https://www.origin.com/en-gb/store/on-the-house-ANW.html
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Oh yeah, this is a great idea.

Because every Origin user has plenty of bandwidth to download the games right? Nope, no worries about download caps or data limits at all.

I'll be sticking to Amazon for my physical games instead of dealing with this ridiculousness. rolleyes.gif

The funny thing is, if it's a Origin or Steamworks game, you'll need to download it anyway.

Good luck with your plan.
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The funny thing is, if it's a Origin or Steamworks game, you'll need to download it anyway.

Good luck with your plan.


No you wont.
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