EA tries forcing me to use Origin, wants my private data

Discussion in 'General Gaming' started by De-Ting, Dec 10, 2012.

  1. De-Ting

    De-Ting Rookie

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    So a while ago, I downloaded Dragon Age: Origins Ultimate Edition from Amazon. Got it for pretty cheap, I believe. Felt like playing it today. Got stopped in my tracks. Before the game can launch, I have to sign in to me EA account. No problem, except it says it's invalid. So I do the forgot my password thing and the email that arrives says:

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    Aside from being able to play the game that I bought with money that has been on my hard drive minding its own business for months, give me one good reason to abandon all that I believe in to download Origin. Anyone? Hello? Echo...echo...echo...
     
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  2. danielrbischoff

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    Because that's what you gotta do to play the game? That's how they want it to be. I think if you want to play EA games, expect to do that no matter what from now on. It's shitty but it's here to stay.
     
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  3. Bretimus_v2

    Bretimus_v2 So tired.

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    It'd be a nice courtesy if all companies made a lite platform.
     
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  4. Lien

    Lien Rookie

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  5. Affen

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    They're really trying to make pc gaming unappealing. Soon every publisher will have their own service each more horrid than the last. I already have too many accounts to keep track on.
     
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  6. LinksOcarina

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    That will change over time, at least I hope it does. This is all a part of the "Gaming as a Service" model that most companies have been following since 2008/2009. It's not going to stop any time soon.
     
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  7. madster111

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    Go grab yourself a nice skidrow crack or something.
    TBP is probably your best bet - gamecopyworld doesn't have anything for DA:O for some reason.

    Pirates: Providing better services than the publishers since 2006
     
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