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Coming Soon to EA's Origin Store: Third-Party Titles 88

Posted by timothy
from the merchants-of-other-people's-doom dept.
First time accepted submitter RGDfleet writes with news snipped from Gamer Gaia, based on a report in GameSpot UK: "For around three months now EA's Origin store, previously known as the EA Store, has been providing digital copies of just about any EA title post-2009. In fact, Origin has been exclusively EA ever since its inception and has featured no games from other publishers. On top of this the service has restricted access of EA titles on competitor providers such as Steam, Battlefield 3 perhaps being the leading example. This week however, EA CFO Eric Brown confirmed that they intend to start bringing third party content to Origin."
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Coming Soon to EA's Origin Store: Third-Party Titles

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  • by jaymz666 (34050) on Sunday September 11, 2011 @12:45PM (#37369324)

    The application is crappy and has to remind you EVERY SINGLE TIME you minimise it that it's still running.
    It's a cash grab and as such is developed by morons.
    I have to relogin every few boots due to it forgetting it was logged in. Steam has it beat, I don't even realise steam is running until I go to use it.
    Origin has a splash screen that doesn't minimise on boot, and then when I close that it throws a popup that it's still running. NO SHIT SHERLOCK

  • Re:Who cares? (Score:3, Interesting)

    by Elbart (1233584) on Sunday September 11, 2011 @01:18PM (#37369586)
    Sure, but Origin is competing with today's Steam, not the Steam of 2004.

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