Get BF3 alpha today by signing up for Origin

#1 Edited by Jackel2072 (2261 posts) -

UPDATE

The site appears to be down (again) if you get the error message "you do not meet the sites criteria" all you can do is try again later. it would seem keys are going out in waves. i got the same message earlier in the day.

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Now i want to say its still a little funky so dont blame me if this doesn work however if you download Origin right now and sign up and then go to bf3alpha.battlefield.com and type in your account name you will get a code to redeem on origin.

#2 Edited by Aus_azn (2224 posts) -

NO.
 
Steam is heavenly, and I will never give money towards Origin or EA for their crap. In fact, the only reason why I'd ever give money to EA is to buy myself an online enabled copy of FIFA or PGA Tour for no more than $60 total, or for the SSX series. And yes, I know it's free to sign up. I still refuse.
 
inb4trollaccusations.

#3 Posted by RsistncE (4496 posts) -

anyone know if this is true? 

#4 Edited by warxsnake (2650 posts) -

I had signed up when Origin first launched (yeah, hate me) ago and yeah, got a key. They say its a limited amount so i guess hurry 

 
#5 Posted by Geno (6477 posts) -

Sweet, got my code. Thanks for this. 

#6 Posted by h83r (470 posts) -

I downloaded Origin a couple of days ago, and I went to the site and after entering everything, it says that I don't meet the criteria. Any suggestions as to how I could possibly rectify that, by any chance?

#7 Posted by RsistncE (4496 posts) -

This doesn't work, at least not sure fire. Might increase your chances, but from what I know it doesn't work for sure.

#8 Posted by Jackel2072 (2261 posts) -

@h83r said:

I downloaded Origin a couple of days ago, and I went to the site and after entering everything, it says that I don't meet the criteria. Any suggestions as to how I could possibly rectify that, by any chance?

the site is down or its extremely limited i got this today also. just keep trying every now and then.

#9 Posted by OICU812 (4 posts) -

Didn't do anything for me, and this is on an ea account I have had for ages and registered it with Origin.

#10 Posted by Jackel2072 (2261 posts) -

@Geno said:

Sweet, got my code. Thanks for this.

do you have a BF veteran status by chance? because that also may be a factor. but i have been getting conflicting reports.

#11 Posted by h83r (470 posts) -
@Jackel2072 said:

@h83r said:

I downloaded Origin a couple of days ago, and I went to the site and after entering everything, it says that I don't meet the criteria. Any suggestions as to how I could possibly rectify that, by any chance?

the site is down or its extremely limited i got this today also. just keep trying every now and then.

Yeah, I suppose. Thank you for the info though. Really appreciate it. 
 
I wonder what they consider Veteran though. I mean, I have Bad Company 2 registered, I've registered a dude on Battlefield Heroes, and I've also had other EA games over the years. Let's see what happens, I guess.
#12 Edited by Jackel2072 (2261 posts) -

@h83r said:

@Jackel2072 said:

@h83r said:

I downloaded Origin a couple of days ago, and I went to the site and after entering everything, it says that I don't meet the criteria. Any suggestions as to how I could possibly rectify that, by any chance?

the site is down or its extremely limited i got this today also. just keep trying every now and then.

Yeah, I suppose. Thank you for the info though. Really appreciate it. I wonder what they consider Veteran though. I mean, I have Bad Company 2 registered, I've registered a dude on Battlefield Heroes, and I've also had other EA games over the years. Let's see what happens, I guess.

i have been following this all day. some people are saying yeah you need to have a vet stats of 3 others are saying you dont need anything. i do have a vet stats of 3 so i cant really comment one way or the other.

#13 Posted by The_Laughing_Man (13629 posts) -
@Jackel2072 said:

@h83r said:

@Jackel2072 said:

@h83r said:

I downloaded Origin a couple of days ago, and I went to the site and after entering everything, it says that I don't meet the criteria. Any suggestions as to how I could possibly rectify that, by any chance?

the site is down or its extremely limited i got this today also. just keep trying every now and then.

Yeah, I suppose. Thank you for the info though. Really appreciate it. I wonder what they consider Veteran though. I mean, I have Bad Company 2 registered, I've registered a dude on Battlefield Heroes, and I've also had other EA games over the years. Let's see what happens, I guess.

i have been following this all day. some people are saying yeah you need to have a vet stats of 3 others are saying you dont need anything.

I have vet stats of 4. Can you link me da site? 
#14 Posted by Jackel2072 (2261 posts) -

@The_Laughing_Man: bf3alpha.battlefield.com you need to be signed up for origin and it would appear the site is not working at the moment.

#15 Edited by The_Laughing_Man (13629 posts) -
@Jackel2072 said:

@The_Laughing_Man: bf3alpha.battlefield.com you need to be signed up for origin and it would appear the site is not working at the moment.

 
 
Guess im in.  
 
#16 Edited by Donos (1195 posts) -

Well, I guess EA already has my email, might as well try this thing.

And.... don't meet the criteria. Anyone happen to have taken a look at the page source? Anything interesting? As for Origin, installed it because *shrug* and it looks a whole lot like Steam with a white paint job. No C&C Generals on it though, so I guess I'll continue to not use Origin and be unable to find that damn game.

Edit #2: Maybe this is something obvious about cookies, I dunno, but the "enter age/email" portion reset after about 30 minutes, so I could reenter the stuff and be told again that I don't meet whatever requirements.

#17 Posted by RandomInternetUser (6789 posts) -
@Donos said:

Well, I guess EA already has my email, might as well try this thing.

And.... don't meet the criteria. Anyone happen to have taken a look at the page source? Anything interesting? As for Origin, installed it because *shrug* and it looks a whole lot like Steam with a white paint job. No C&C Generals on it though, so I guess I'll continue to not use Origin and be unable to find that damn game.

Edit #2: Maybe this is something obvious about cookies, I dunno, but the "enter age/email" portion reset after about 30 minutes, so I could reenter the stuff and be told again that I don't meet whatever requirements.

You can clear you cache/cookies and try over and over.  I wasn't let in earlier, came back in like 5 hours and was let in.
#18 Posted by Marz (5653 posts) -
#19 Posted by Donos (1195 posts) -

Thread with informative title gets my looks

#20 Posted by TotalEklypse (1000 posts) -

Rejected!

#21 Posted by Geno (6477 posts) -
@Jackel2072 said:

@Geno said:

Sweet, got my code. Thanks for this.

do you have a BF veteran status by chance? because that also may be a factor. but i have been getting conflicting reports.

Not sure; I've sunk plenty of hours into BFBC2 though. 
#22 Posted by Gav47 (1542 posts) -

Still rejected, is this only available in the US?

#23 Posted by CitizenKane (10506 posts) -

If only I had a good enough PC to run it. :(

#24 Posted by ChrisOVC (129 posts) -

Not sure how it works, I got in pretty easily, but two of my friends keep having trouble.

#25 Posted by Jeffsekai (7032 posts) -

It's an Alpha why would I want to play it.

#26 Edited by iDarktread (1206 posts) -

Origin's website will not load for me. 
 
Edit: PLEASE INSTALL FASTER ORIGIN. 
 
Edit: " WE'RE SORRY - YOU DON'T MEET THE CRITERIA TO ENTER THIS SITE." FUCK

#27 Posted by Three0neFive (2293 posts) -
@Jeffsekai said:

It's an Alpha why would I want to play it.

Because it's fun.
 
And despite being an alpha, it's more polished than a lot of retail games.
#28 Posted by Gav47 (1542 posts) -

In other news, I totally forgot that I got a free copy of Burnout Paradise from a promotion last Christmas. Today was a good day.

#29 Posted by DonPixel (2585 posts) -

AWESSOME!! Worked for me downloading right now! Thank you guys!

#30 Posted by wolf_blitzer85 (5256 posts) -

Aww I keep getting rejected. Well whatever, I'll just keep on trying.

#31 Posted by McShank (1629 posts) -

I signed up for the battlefield newletter 2 nights ago.. checked my email last night to see if anything of importance was sent to me and i almost deleted the invitation. went and got my code and installed the "browser" version of the game.. Funny thing is that it refuses to let me play with my videocard even though its fully updated.. gg ea..

#32 Posted by Donos (1195 posts) -

@McShank: What card are you using?

#33 Posted by warxsnake (2650 posts) -

DISCLAIMER: Yes I know its in alpha, its just one map, theres not many vehicles.

But this feels like a BFBC2 mod. First person anims (mirrors edge) and being able to prone again are some of the few standouts, along with the amazing sound design.

#34 Posted by AlwaysBeClothing (1470 posts) -

Managed to get an invite. Seems reasonable given my EA acct history. Haven't played Battlefield 2 a whole lot, so its probably based on my crazy amount of EA games or dlc.

#35 Posted by Mechwing (265 posts) -

Accepted!. prob cuz i'm like veteran status 6 or something. <_< 

#36 Posted by Jackel2072 (2261 posts) -

@warxsnake said:

DISCLAIMER: Yes I know its in alpha, its just one map, theres not many vehicles.

But this feels like a BFBC2 mod. First person anims (mirrors edge) and being able to prone again are some of the few standouts, along with the amazing sound design.

it does look really pretty too. that is when its not telling me i dont have the right drivers installed... i never play BC2 on PC. but i can say it feels nothing like BF2

#37 Posted by The_Laughing_Man (13629 posts) -
@Jackel2072 said:

@warxsnake said:

DISCLAIMER: Yes I know its in alpha, its just one map, theres not many vehicles.

But this feels like a BFBC2 mod. First person anims (mirrors edge) and being able to prone again are some of the few standouts, along with the amazing sound design.

it does look really pretty too. that is when its not telling me i dont have the right drivers installed... i never play BC2 on PC. but i can say it feels nothing like BF2

Origin is being horrid for me. I wanted to play 2142 and its saying I do not have the right commands to launch it. When I try to uninstall the game it launches the game game then freezes at a menu 
#38 Posted by Jackel2072 (2261 posts) -

@The_Laughing_Man said:

@Jackel2072 said:

@warxsnake said:

DISCLAIMER: Yes I know its in alpha, its just one map, theres not many vehicles.

But this feels like a BFBC2 mod. First person anims (mirrors edge) and being able to prone again are some of the few standouts, along with the amazing sound design.

it does look really pretty too. that is when its not telling me i dont have the right drivers installed... i never play BC2 on PC. but i can say it feels nothing like BF2

Origin is being horrid for me. I wanted to play 2142 and its saying I do not have the right commands to launch it. When I try to uninstall the game it launches the game game then freezes at a menu

dude i cant tell you about 2142 i own but i have yet to try and run it on 7

#39 Posted by warxsnake (2650 posts) -

@The_Laughing_Man said:

@Jackel2072 said:

@warxsnake said:

DISCLAIMER: Yes I know its in alpha, its just one map, theres not many vehicles.

But this feels like a BFBC2 mod. First person anims (mirrors edge) and being able to prone again are some of the few standouts, along with the amazing sound design.

it does look really pretty too. that is when its not telling me i dont have the right drivers installed... i never play BC2 on PC. but i can say it feels nothing like BF2

Origin is being horrid for me. I wanted to play 2142 and its saying I do not have the right commands to launch it. When I try to uninstall the game it launches the game game then freezes at a menu

Wow that's crazy. DId you try setting administrator rights to the exe and compatibility with XP SP3

#40 Posted by Creamypies (4066 posts) -

Totally worked! Cheers for the heads up! Downloading it now!

#41 Posted by The_Laughing_Man (13629 posts) -
@warxsnake said:

@The_Laughing_Man said:

@Jackel2072 said:

@warxsnake said:

DISCLAIMER: Yes I know its in alpha, its just one map, theres not many vehicles.

But this feels like a BFBC2 mod. First person anims (mirrors edge) and being able to prone again are some of the few standouts, along with the amazing sound design.

it does look really pretty too. that is when its not telling me i dont have the right drivers installed... i never play BC2 on PC. but i can say it feels nothing like BF2

Origin is being horrid for me. I wanted to play 2142 and its saying I do not have the right commands to launch it. When I try to uninstall the game it launches the game game then freezes at a menu

Wow that's crazy. DId you try setting administrator rights to the exe and compatibility with XP SP3

Its Origin not liking that the game was all ready down loaded.  
 
Then customer supportw as horrid and kept saying " my video card is not plugged in. 
#42 Posted by OverLord00 (173 posts) -

Damnit, not working for me. Guess I'lll keep trying all day now.

#43 Posted by Ethan_Raiden (342 posts) -

I won't ever use Origin

#44 Posted by Shookems (474 posts) -

I just downloaded origin and logged in with the same EA account that I use for Bad Company 2 and the client is telling me that I don't own any games. Does this happen if you bought the game through steam?

#45 Posted by Donos (1195 posts) -

@Shookems: I have BC2 off steam and the same thing happened to me. I don't think it matters though, they're looking at your "vetrancy" which as far as I can tell is stored directly on your ea account.

#46 Posted by Jackel2072 (2261 posts) -

@Donos said:

@Shookems: I have BC2 off steam and the same thing happened to me. I don't think it matters though, they're looking at your "vetrancy" which as far as I can tell is stored directly on your ea account.

Vet status doesnt seem to matter. my buddy got in and he has a vet status of 0

#47 Edited by Mark (95 posts) -

It's been a couple days and I haven't gotten anything :( Also, you need to use the CD key from any of the more recent EA games and register them with Origin.

@Shookems said:

I just downloaded origin and logged in with the same EA account that I use for Bad Company 2 and the client is telling me that I don't own any games. Does this happen if you bought the game through steam?

@Donos said:

@Shookems: I have BC2 off steam and the same thing happened to me. I don't think it matters though, they're looking at your "vetrancy" which as far as I can tell is stored directly on your ea account.

You can use the CD key from any of the more recent EA games and register them with Origin

Steam lets you view the cd key if you right click the game and view the key

#48 Posted by Raineko (433 posts) -

Nope didn't get in.
Btw if anyone gets the code and doesn't use it because not having the right PC for it, send me a PM plox.

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