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Battlefield 3 Will Require Origin

It seems yes is the answer to the question of whether Battlefield 3 will require the use of EA's new Origin service, even for users who purchase a physical copy of DICE's upcoming military shooter sequel. A question on Twitter directed at Global Battlefield Community Manager Daniel Matros asked "If we get the DVD version of BF3 do we still have to use Origin?" This was followed by another attempt, asking: "What about the rumors spreading on the forums that we need origin to play BF3 if we have the DVD?" These inspired the following reply: "Yes those 'rumors' are true :)." Thanks Teddy via BF3Blog.

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92. Re: Battlefield 3 Will Require Origin Aug 12, 2011, 04:06 xXBatmanXx
 
This web interface conversation came up a while ago, and I stated that it would not surprise me if they use a web portal for the game as they hvae been practiving with Battlefield Heroes and Battlefield4Free.

Not hard to figure as they can't do an ingame browser to save their friggen lives! The friends list in BFBC2 only accepts 20 friends. Seriously?! WTF are these aholes thinking?

And here we are.
What a joke.

I cancelled my pre-order, and don't think I will be getting this. Which does upset me a tremendous amount....
 
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