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Originally Posted by Stikes View Post
MISINFORMATION



EA reserves the right to take away the ability to download any game purchased from them if you don't log in to your account at least once every 12 months, it doesn't remove your ability to use it if you already have it on your computer/disc. Slight difference.

If your THAT worried then take off your tin hat and buy a physical copy so you don't have to worry about it. And if your REALLY paranoid then make ISO's from them and burn/store them on a removable hard drive.

As long as your have your CD key you'll be fine, just email it to yourself

PS: Who the heck following this thread would NOT get it for PC?

It's questionable what would drive EA to take away the ability of the account to download games. Are they meaning if you violate policy or cheat? If i don't log in origin for 12months and haven't done anything wrong i don't see any right for them to take away my ability to log back in and download a game that i've legally purchased for an over priced payment of 60$ USD. Not that it will be a big deal because i have origin on my laptop and desktop at the moment and origin starts with log in but the concern still stands. Just seems like they're trying to display some kind of power standpoint over the customer.
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Well they have the right to do it because we agree to their terms of use. But seriously people, they would never do this on any large scale. Can you imagine the bad PR they would get if they took games away? I really don't think it's something to worry about.
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15GB digital, 10GB retail.
Digital or retail, you still need Origin.

http://www.escapistmagazine.com/foru...ches-you-sleep

If you don't log into Origin for more than 1 year it deletes all your games.
I may get this game on PS3.
OLD FUD.

This has been there ever since EA Downloader was released in 2005. I can still download content on accounts I haven't logged into for years. They also explained in a tweet that this is to stop spammers from signing up accounts that they don't use. Not to kill your account just because you haven't logged in for a year or two.



Anyways, I had a dream that DICE was going to do a interview on a TV station on the 21st about the later coming beta, which meant the beta wouldn't come out till the end of the month or something. It almost felt like a nightmare lol. I've been thinking about BF3 wayyyy to much.
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I had a dream that DICE was going to do a interview on a TV station on the 21st about the later coming beta, which meant the beta wouldn't come out till the end of the month or something. It almost felt like a nightmare lol. I've been thinking about BF3 wayyyy to much.
I keep waking up and the first song that plays in my head is the Battlefield theme song. Made the mistake of telling my GF, she thinks I'm nuts now!
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I keep waking up and the first song that plays in my head is the Battlefield theme song. Made the mistake of telling my GF, she thinks I'm nuts now!
LOL! There's some things you just don't tell your missus.
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Well they have the right to do it because we agree to their terms of use. But seriously people, they would never do this on any large scale. Can you imagine the bad PR they would get if they took games away? I really don't think it's something to worry about.
not like we have a choice but to sign it if we want to play their games.. and if they do it to 5-10 people it would probably get swept under the rug pretty easily...

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OLD FUD.

This has been there ever since EA Downloader was released in 2005. I can still download content on accounts I haven't logged into for years. They also explained in a tweet that this is to stop spammers from signing up accounts that they don't use. Not to kill your account just because you haven't logged in for a year or two.
this is good to hear..
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I keep waking up and the first song that plays in my head is the Battlefield theme song. Made the mistake of telling my GF, she thinks I'm nuts now!
No, you have a girlfriend, you're still very far away from the cliff .



I can't waaaaaaaaaaaaait for the beta........
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Just read an article saying speculation says the 9th, which i imagine it's around the 9th-12th. As it's only beneficial to release the beta earlier in the month it will definitely spread how fun BF3 is.
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I keep waking up and the first song that plays in my head is the Battlefield theme song. Made the mistake of telling my GF, she thinks I'm nuts now!
I think i'm going to make the BF3 theme my alarm when it's released.
    
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