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post #6051 of 52874
if we buy it boxed we don't have to dl it from origin right?
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post #6052 of 52874
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Originally Posted by Ubernoobie View Post
if we buy it boxed we don't have to dl it from origin right?
your username makes sense why would you download it from origin if you have the DVD?
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post #6053 of 52874
You don't have to download it, but might have to run Origin or Battlelog to be able to play the game, who knows
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post #6054 of 52874
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Originally Posted by Lune View Post
You don't have to download it, but might have to run Origin or Battlelog to be able to play the game, who knows
Oh great, another batch of Origin hate coming this way...

I try to buy disc when I can. Makes reinstalling a lot easier.
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post #6055 of 52874
No one knows yet really If this makes you feel better, new games don't require Origin you can run em without it
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post #6056 of 52874
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Oh great, another batch of Origin hate coming this way...

I try to buy disc when I can. Makes reinstalling a lot easier.
not likely i already delivered a load this week next isn't scheduled until next week monday =/

and on the reinstalling this is why steam rocks, hope origin does it too. you just install the client and then copy over the files and boom it's like it was always there..
post #6057 of 52874
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not likely i already delivered a load this week next isn't scheduled until next week monday =/

and on the reinstalling this is why steam rocks, hope origin does it too. you just install the client and then copy over the files and boom it's like it was always there..
See the thing those games are fully integrated into Steam.

Origin downloaded games act like CD/DVD downloaded games. There own folder under the C drive and all.
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I believe it was confirmed that you will have to use battlelog to connect to servers. A lot of people (myself included) were complaining about this, until someone posed the question: what's wrong with battlelog. When I realized I couldn't think of anything other than it being new, I decided I'm okay with it
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post #6059 of 52874
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See the thing those games are fully integrated into Steam.

Origin downloaded games act like CD/DVD downloaded games. There own folder under the C drive and all.
ahh my problem with installs like that is they actually have registry entries tied to them, so if you just copy them back over most times they don't work.. but with steam as long as u actually install steam and have the registry filed tied to the steam .exe itself you're golden..
post #6060 of 52874
No no that was just for Alpha... I don't think it's confirmed ^^ but Battlelog is best thing ever, just don't wanna run the game through it, but I don't mind it anyway.. Run from Battlelog, close browser = gg
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