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K good to know then.

On the other hand, some of the Dragon Age DLC is pretty spiffy.
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post #12 of 27
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The signature edition DLC for DA 2 is pretty much Shale DLC from DA1. included in (most) of the games, new character, new items, etc etc. Just not for steam.
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EA likes to shaft the pc players, there's a few EA games on pc that didn't get the DLC that was available on the consoles. But EA isn't the only company to do this (I'm looking at you Capcom for RE5 dlc and DR2 dlc).
 
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I normally don't wait to see what steam preorders are going to be for any game since they normally put them up a month or two before release. I do all my preordering through amazon as soon as I can, its not because I prefer box copy over digital download (I love steam) its just that amazon has a price guarantee (if the price changes you pay the lowest price) and doesn't charge until they ship the game (normally two days before release so it gets to you on release day which is guaranteed by them). Because of that if steam has a better deal/ preorder bonus I can simply cancel my amazon preorder and get it on steam. On the plus side you can also preorder a game before you get the money unlike steam that charges when you place the order, this way I'm guaranteed any preorder bonuses if I actually buy the game and I can cancel it before release if it turns out to not be worth my time. I actually preordered Dragon Age's signature edition on the 11th because it slipped my mine without the money to pay for it because I haven't been paid yet so I've got till march to get the money for it thanks to Amazon .
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Heaven forbid a publisher does something in the interest of their online store. Is steam/valve the root of all evil for not providing their games (at all, let alone just excluding it from pre-order bonuses) on other online stores such as the EA one?

Also, if somebody was really interested in pre-ordering the game, I doubt they would check the steam store, see it isn't there, and give up. I would find it hard to believe somebody decided at 11:59 pm on the 10th that they really wanted to pre-order but didn't have time since it wasn't on steam.

Just saying.
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You have NO idea how hard I laughed at "Stay classy, EA."

Reminded me of Anchorman, such an awesome movie.
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EA have been real asshats the last few years :\\
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Originally Posted by InsideTheCinema View Post
Heaven forbid a publisher does something in the interest of their online store. Is steam/valve the root of all evil for not providing their games (at all, let alone just excluding it from pre-order bonuses) on other online stores such as the EA one?
EA only sells their own games...
Can you really blame people for complaining, anyways? Look how popular Steam has become. EA could get quite a bit more money if they gave up this hopeless grudge. Is anyone really going to buy from EA rather than Steam because of some DLC?
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EA only sells their own games...
Can you really blame people for complaining, anyways? Look how popular Steam has become. EA could get quite a bit more money if they gave up this hopeless grudge. Is anyone really going to buy from EA rather than Steam because of some DLC?
I got it from EA over steam for the DLC since I was pre-ordering in the first place. The only real difference is if it's in my steam library by default, and it's pretty easy to add it. Like I said, I really doubt they're losing much money by not having the pre-order DLC available for steam users.

If people are really motivated to pre-order a game for some additional DLC, I doubt they would change their mind simply because it isn't on steam.
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You have NO idea how hard I laughed at "Stay classy, EA."

Reminded me of Anchorman, such an awesome movie.
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