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post #10521 of 52874
A conversation I just had:

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REPRESENTATIVE Hi, my name is REPRESENTATIVE. How may I help you?
ME: Hi, I need assistance changing my Origin name. It assigned me a previous name without asking first, and I want to change it to a different name I have also used in the past. It is currently set as "Waffleboy123", and I would like to change it to just "Waffleboy"
REPRESENTATIVE: May I have your EA email account?
ME: *********@********.com
REPRESENTATIVE: May I know the date of birth?
ME: ********
REPRESENTATIVE: Can you please stay online while I investigate this issue further?
ME: sure
REPRESENTATIVE: I have change your Origin name, as per your request. You could check from your side.
ME: Okay, one moment please
REPRESENTATIVE: I would like to inform you that this name i.e, Waffleboy is already there, please provide me some other name.
ME: What do you mean it is already there?
REPRESENTATIVE: It is there as a Solider name, so provide me some other name, as this name is not accepted by our tool.
ME: Wait, so since I have used the name Waffleboy in Battlefield: Bad Company 2 I can't change my EA ID to that?
REPRESENTATIVE: Yes
REPRESENTATIVE: You would be required to provide me some other name.
ME: It was my impression that your EA ID determines your soldier's name in Battlefield 3, so since I used the name Waffleboy in Bad Company 2, I can't use it in Battlefield 3?
REPRESENTATIVE: Yes could use the same name under BF3 also.
REPRESENTATIVE: *you could
ME: So when the game is released, I will be able to use the name Waffleboy?
REPRESENTATIVE: Yes
ME: Okay, I don't need to change my name then, thank you for your time.
I love the contradictory information. So, maybe you can either pick a new name or choose from names you've used in the past?
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post #10522 of 52874
when do the reps ever get anything right? well my BC2 name and origin name are the same so i iz happy
post #10523 of 52874
^ theres your proof, biaotcheos
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Originally Posted by Waffleboy View Post
A conversation I just had:



I love the contradictory information. So, maybe you can either pick a new name or choose from names you've used in the past?
Just so you know, EA Live chat knows as much as my pizza guy. Ask anybody.
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Originally Posted by Lune View Post
Just so you know, EA Live chat knows as much as my pizza guy. Ask anybody.
Oh I know, that's why I put "I love the contradictory information." I'm keeping this conversation though, and if I can't change my name later, EA will have a very angry call.
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Originally Posted by Waffleboy View Post
Oh I know, that's why I put "I love the contradictory information." I'm keeping this conversation though, and if I can't change my name later, EA will have a very angry call.
Do it because once you show them prove, they do miracles I couldn't add BF2 and other things, gave them proof of some guy getting BF2 by one of their people, bam!

Edit: More proof of how clueless they are. Apparently I am in some exclusive list (I FEEL SPECIAL, MASTER VIP TO THE MAX)

Jesus.. what is this list? BETA is open, duh... I hate EA Live support, so clueless.


Edited by Lune - 9/19/11 at 2:38pm
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post #10527 of 52874
a friend just saw these :

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Originally Posted by Lascard View Post
does anyone know if the early access to beta is limited to customers from US only? cuz i was looking at the bf3 page on origin and thats what it said... im wondering if theres been any other word on this, if not no big deal tho just curious.
Yep, Canada and US only

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Open Beta for Battlefield 3 (Origin Exclusive)

Players who pre-order the game from Origin will be granted early access to the Open Beta for Battlefield 3 when it goes live in September 2011. Early Beta access is for US PC Download customers only.
is there something im missing? US only ?!
post #10528 of 52874
Quote:
Originally Posted by Cryolite View Post
a friend just saw these :






is there something im missing? US only ?!
The 2 day closed beta for Origin preorders is US only. Open beta will be worldwide.

Oh boy... Lune, get ready to be trolled on Facebook.
Edited by Stealth Pyros - 9/19/11 at 2:51pm
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post #10529 of 52874
I'm glad Lune gave out his real name on OCN. Now that I have that I know where to go to get 4 580GTX 3GBs...

J/K man
 
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post #10530 of 52874
okay ignore my post. just talked with live support, heres the result.

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Nimesh: Hi, my name is Nimesh. How may I help you?
Bulut Karaca: hi, i wanted to ask something about BF3 pre order bonus
Bulut Karaca: about the early access beta
Bulut Karaca: is it only for US & Canada?
Nimesh: This is not only for the US and Canada.
Bulut Karaca: so i can enjoy the early access even if im in Europe?
Nimesh: Yes, Sure why not.
Bulut Karaca: thanks ! i read a lot about it being for US only.
Nimesh: You can enjoy it.
Nimesh: No.
Bulut Karaca: okay, thanks for the confirmation !
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