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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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138. Re: More on BF3 and Steam Jul 18, 2011, 19:00 Jackplug
 
i want the disks, I dont want to be waiting hrs for it to download, only thing i want download is patches...

To be honest though, Steam has the best friends option going and after Bad Company 2's disgraceful try. You would of thought steam would of been at the top of their list..
 
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