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More on BF3 and Steam

A note on Develop has further indications that Battlefield 3 will not be released through Steam, as speculation mounts that DICE's military shooter sequel will not appear on Valve's download service. They quote a comment from a report from financial research firm Baird based on a meeting with GameStop: "The upcoming EA title Battlefield 3 will be sold as a download through GameStop, but not through Steam," Baird says GameStop executives told them. "Given Steam's dominance and insistence on users downloading a Steam client application publishers are likely to be receptive to a competitive alternative." Thanks Computer and Video Games.

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64. Re: More on BF3 and Steam Jul 18, 2011, 13:27 ASeven
 
I am all against monopolies, something steam is quickly becoming. However this isnt a solution, it doesnt offer alternatives, it only offers more problems to consumers.

But hey, gamers as consumers are the most spineless and stupid of all consumer groups so they will all buy this game.... only to find out dice lives to its reputation yet again and the spineless gamers get served with yet another highly bugged dice release.

As for this game being the greatest of the year, who says that is a prime stereotype when I say gamers are spineless and stupid. Besides frozen synapse is out for a while, that one is actually a great game.
 
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