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2 years ago#1
For example I have the Steam version of Medal of Honor. Can I play with someone who has the Origin version or are there separate servers?
2 years ago#2
EA owns origin.

Valve owns steam.

No.
2 years ago#3
JSG999990 posted...
EA owns origin.

Valve owns steam.

No.


Aww this sucks! But thanks anyway!
2 years ago#4
I was under the impression that you still connected to Origin's servers because you still need to sign in with and Origin account??? The same way you would on Xbox 360.
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2 years ago#5
JSG999990 posted...
EA owns origin.

Valve owns steam.

No.


This is wrong (or sarcastic). You will find the same EA servers on either version.
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2 years ago#6
I think there's only one EA game that won't let steam owners play with Origin owners. I think it was one of their racing games, and they had never pushed the latest patch through Steam, so they were running different versions.
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2 years ago#7
Yeah, in most cases, it's the same game regardless of where it was purchased/downloaded, and you'll see the same servers either way.

But, there are a few f*** ups...er, I mean exceptions; Where a game was patched separately on Origin than Steam, and thus breaking online compatibility. Need For Speed: Shift 2 was a prime example of this.
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2 years ago#8
I can confirm that Burnout and Crysis 2 work together no matter if you're on Steam or Origin. Although there are definitely some screw-ups here and there with other games.
2 years ago#9
YoungAdultLink posted...
I think there's only one EA game that won't let steam owners play with Origin owners. I think it was one of their racing games, and they had never pushed the latest patch through Steam, so they were running different versions.


That could possibly be Shift 2 Unleashed. The DLC and patch were only available through Origin, not on Steam.
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