take this with a HUGE grain of salt, but its possible EA and Valve have settled there differences, at least concerning BF3, and the game will come out on steam on launch. Again, just a rumor, but for those that were hoping it would come to Steam to buy it, theres still a glimmer of hope.
Battlefield 3 MAYBE coming to Steam (rumor)
@Rhaknar: Even if that were the case, I'd actually find that set up slightly more inconvenient. Not that I don't already have origin and steam running, but the idea of going into steam to launch a game that loads up origin...
Maybe I'm not quite seeing this, but if we're going to still require origin, I feel like I'd rather just have it on origin by default. Not that I'm supporting origin or anything.
It'll be too funny if that requires you to launch steam, select play title, it then auto launches origin which would require you to click play title again, followed by launching your browser for battlelog/battlefield facebook, followed again by launching the actual game. As much as I love Battlefield, I really feel like Rube Goldberg was project manager on this thing.
I per-ordered at Gamestop cause i didn't want to buy it on origin, so I'll add me CD-key to steam? Well it be worth it for friends list.
I was under the impression that you are still required to run Origin for the multiplayer component of the game.
That is, of course, unless someone would care to correct me.
@bwmcmaste: You do, i just don't feel comfortable giving my money directly to origin for a digital download. I actually bought a physical copy cause of the origin EULA scares of not being able to re-download your game. Also i was hopping something like this steam deal might happen where i just put my cd-key form the box into steam.
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