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On the other hand, EA is letting DICE do their thing with BF3, so who knows.
Only because of the success of BFBC2.
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EA's reading the backlash from the Crysis 2 demo and trying to pacify PC gamers. If they really cared they'd put other sports games out on the PC. I wouldn't even care if it was a crappy port.
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Digital distribution has saved the PC industry. Just my 2 cents.
It's also the entire basis of the article, for those who actually decided to read it.

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"The user base is gigantic," Gibeau told Gamasutra about the PC business, according to an interview posted today. "PC retail may be a big problem, but PC downloads are awesome. The margins are much better and we don't have any rules in terms of first party approvals. From our perspective, it's an extremely healthy platform. It's totally conceivable it will become our biggest platform."
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I think EA sow that there are almost 1 million people playing Crysis 2 Demo in PC.
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What's with the massive PC marketing campaign lately?

Dice, EA, M$. All abandoned the PC and now they are proclaiming it to be Gods gift to mankind and putting all available resources into it.

I'm not buying it. Something smells.
I was thinking the same thing. This sounds alot like what microsoft did with the "new and improved" games for windows. "hey guys! sorry we haven't really payed any attention to you guys lately but here is this new, awesome DD service that we made for you because you're worth it! seriously, it will blow your mind......"

I think alot of devs are realising that the DD marketplace vastly outperforms the B&M sales data and that Steam specifically with holds sales data because they don't want anyone to know the obscene amount of money they make every year, thus removing temptation from would be competitors that could actually give them a run for their money.

There are a number of reasons why moving to a digital system instead of hard copy sales is a good idea for a company looking to maximize profits and the devs are just now figuring out that PC gaming is at the front line.


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I think EA sow that there are almost 1 million people playing Crysis 2 Demo in PC.
Just imagine how many people would be playing if everyone could actually create an account or log in?
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didnt EA say PC gaming was ruined?
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EA is ok in my book. Thanks for at least trying to support the PC .
Lets see them put their money where their mouth is first.
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EA is ok in my book. Thanks for at least trying to support the PC .
wasn't EA the one scolding the pc community a few weeks ago about piracy?
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what part of COULD, doesnt everyone get.

PC could trump, but will we? The market it is, Everyone likes to think that consoles are a bigger market, but they are all roughly equal. PC gamers are just alot more cautious with their money, and expect a solid product with great support. When a game doesnt get that, we drop that series like a fat kid crops broccoli.
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EA's reading the backlash from the Crysis 2 demo and trying to pacify PC gamers. If they really cared they'd put other sports games out on the PC. I wouldn't even care if it was a crappy port.
I want my NHL games back.
    
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