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Crysis 3 Crisis Averted

The Terms of Service for the new Crysis 3 open beta includes language about banning players for not reporting bugs, recalling the recently quelled controversy over the SimCity beta ToS threating a mab from all EA games for failure to report bugs. This new End-User License Agreement issue apparently has the same resolution as the previous one, as games.on.net notes a tweet explaining: "We did - it was baked into the Beta before we realized it had the 'Bug Ban' clause. We aren't enforcing that." They also link a follow-up tweet saying: "We'll be releasing a blog post about that soon, but for now rest assured we aren't banning players for finding bugs." So we now know why EULAs and ToSes are so lengthy: Even the people making the games can't be bothered to read the crap they let their lawyers stuff into them.

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28. Re: Crysis 3 Crisis Averted Jan 30, 2013, 14:58 RollinThundr
 
Verno wrote on Jan 30, 2013, 14:56:
RollinThundr wrote on Jan 30, 2013, 14:32:
Thinking EA will actually ban people for not reporting bugs is pretty ridiculous to begin with but it wouldn't be BN without a daily bitch about EA thread.

Uh, it is pretty reasonable to think they might do something they put into an EULA and people have EULA issues with many other companies other than EA. Blue posts news, if you have a problem with the news then tell EA to stop making boneheaded decisions. Your bitching is just as much noise as anything else.

Why would I blame Blue for poster's content? I get it, most of you think EA is satan incarnate as a company. It's old at this point, as much as my bitching about bitching is old.
 
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