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I'm really beginning to like Origin.

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1 year ago#11
The only problem with Origin is the company behind it. It's still infinitely better than uPlay.
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1 year ago#12
Origin is excellent, along with EA.
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1 year ago#13
JohnMafia posted...
I understand why EA/Ubi have their own launchers and it doesn't bother me.


You do? Please, share you insights with the rest of the class.
1 year ago#14
kobalobasileus posted...
JohnMafia posted...
I understand why EA/Ubi have their own launchers and it doesn't bother me.


You do? Please, share you insights with the rest of the class.


For the same reasons Microsoft shouldn't have a stranglehold on the OS market, Steam shouldn't have a stranglehold on the digital distribution market. It stifles the economy. And it fluffs my feathers the wrong way.
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1 year ago#15
mccue166 posted...
kobalobasileus posted...
JohnMafia posted...
I understand why EA/Ubi have their own launchers and it doesn't bother me.


You do? Please, share you insights with the rest of the class.


For the same reasons Microsoft shouldn't have a stranglehold on the OS market, Steam shouldn't have a stranglehold on the digital distribution market. It stifles the economy. And it fluffs my feathers the wrong way.


But you realize that Steam is just a general store....right? That's like complaining about the amazon marketplace.

Meanwhile Origin is SPECIFICALLY EA's store. See the difference? And why should Origin function like it does instead of like GOG?
1 year ago#16
TimePharaoh posted...
mccue166 posted...
kobalobasileus posted...
JohnMafia posted...
I understand why EA/Ubi have their own launchers and it doesn't bother me.


You do? Please, share you insights with the rest of the class.


For the same reasons Microsoft shouldn't have a stranglehold on the OS market, Steam shouldn't have a stranglehold on the digital distribution market. It stifles the economy. And it fluffs my feathers the wrong way.


But you realize that Steam is just a general store....right? That's like complaining about the amazon marketplace.

Meanwhile Origin is SPECIFICALLY EA's store. See the difference?


Actually Origin carries games from at least one other publisher and probably would carry more in the future. Hell EA used to sell hard copies of Valve games before they dropped the physical sales. Not to mention EAs products are sold at virtually every other store on the planet just as Valve's are so there's little compelling reason to bother with the store portion of either program if you don't want to.

As for why they have their own launcher it's simple, why pay a middleman for services you can do in house cheaper? Pissing off powerless internet nerds is very apparently less costly than giving Valve a cut of the profits for doing nothing in particular.

As for summoning me, ***** please. You didn't sacrifice the virgins or prepare the circle properly. And no, technical virgins don't count.
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1 year ago#17
So, again, why does Origin need to exist?

And no one complains about it as a store, so that's irrelevant, it's the pointless client.
1 year ago#18
Origin mainly only sells EA games, so it is useless in my eyes.
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1 year ago#19
I hate some of EA's decisions as much as the next guy, but I'll admit their "On the House" deals are really, really cool of them.
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1 year ago#20
Orestes417 posted...
TimePharaoh posted...
mccue166 posted...
kobalobasileus posted...
JohnMafia posted...
I understand why EA/Ubi have their own launchers and it doesn't bother me.


You do? Please, share you insights with the rest of the class.


For the same reasons Microsoft shouldn't have a stranglehold on the OS market, Steam shouldn't have a stranglehold on the digital distribution market. It stifles the economy. And it fluffs my feathers the wrong way.


But you realize that Steam is just a general store....right? That's like complaining about the amazon marketplace.

Meanwhile Origin is SPECIFICALLY EA's store. See the difference?


Actually Origin carries games from at least one other publisher and probably would carry more in the future. Hell EA used to sell hard copies of Valve games before they dropped the physical sales. Not to mention EAs products are sold at virtually every other store on the planet just as Valve's are so there's little compelling reason to bother with the store portion of either program if you don't want to.

As for why they have their own launcher it's simple, why pay a middleman for services you can do in house cheaper? Pissing off powerless internet nerds is very apparently less costly than giving Valve a cut of the profits for doing nothing in particular.

As for summoning me, ***** please. You didn't sacrifice the virgins or prepare the circle properly. And no, technical virgins don't count.


Orestes do you work for EA or have some affiliation with them, your posts in regards to EA always seem suspect
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