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When I bought 2142 from EA store back in 2006, they had an option during checkout for $10 that would let you download the game beyond 2 years. I never selected it as I thought it was a ripoff and probably wouldn't play beyond 2 years. Well, it's been available for download on EA Downloader ever since.

Also, don't expect them to close your account just because you've been inactive for 2 years. Some of my accounts that were inactive for 4+ years have never been closed.

I already pre-ordered BF3 through EA store back on February 5. I hope I still qualify for early beta and Physical Warfare Pack.
Edited by PoopaScoopa - 8/2/11 at 12:59am
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When I bought 2142 from EA store back in 2006, they had an option during checkout for $10 that would let you download the game beyond 2 years. I never selected it as I thought it was a ripoff and probably wouldn't play beyond 2 years. Well, it's been available for download on EA Downloader ever since.

Also, don't expect them to close your account just because you've been inactive for 2 years. Some of my accounts that were inactive for 4+ years have never been closed.

I already pre-ordered BF3 through EA store back on February 5. I hope I still qualify for early beta and Physical Warfare Pack.
well then, its seems the clause's so they are "able" to do it, not necessarily that they "will"...
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When I bought 2142 from EA store back in 2006, they had an option during checkout for $10 that would let you download the game beyond 2 years. I never selected it as I thought it was a ripoff and probably wouldn't play beyond 2 years. Well, it's been available for download on EA Downloader ever since.

Also, don't expect them to close your account just because you've been inactive for 2 years. Some of my accounts that were inactive for 4+ years have never been closed.

I already pre-ordered BF3 through EA store back on February 5. I hope I still qualify for early beta and Physical Warfare Pack.
^This.

I remember buying both Battlefield 2 & 2142 from EA Store (EA Downloader Manager) back in 2006 or 2007, and I remember having that option to let you download beyond 2 years.

Of course I didn't pay for it, I found it to be a rip off as well, but I can still download those 2 games.
    
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how so? why wouldn't convenience be a valid reason; because so far it seems that as long as a post contains the word "steam" and it isn't followed by "sucks" you completely degrade and try to destroy the post

edit: and the entitlement bit was from EA's terms of service no the Origin end user license agreement hence why it doesn't mention it
If it's not on Origin's TOS, why are you even mentioning it? if it's in EA's TOS, it will affect you regardless of where you buy an EA game, even Steam.
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of course you do, if you buy a game from steam even if you get banned you can still play the offline version or the singleplayer of the game providing the game has that function within. the way the Origin one seems to be is that once you log back in AFTER those 2 years your account will be blank and have nothing on it.
Logging in once in 2 years is easy That's not even a problem!

Original Quality + 2:18 = win


Edited by Lune - 8/2/11 at 4:29am
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Sweet!
Rumor is that anyone who preordered on origin gets early beta access.

EDIT: Not rumor, in origin app look at the BF3 add, it says it right there.
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Damn! 580's just arrived
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Sweet!
Rumor is that anyone who preordered on origin gets early beta access.
That's confirmed. It states that on the EA website for BF3. Early September open-beta.

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Damn! 580's just arrived
Let's see some 6048x1200 BC2 and BF2 gameplay videos!
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Could you guys make a picture of that? Doesn't say anything about that in my Origin (Spain).
    
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Damn! 580's just arrived
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