Op Ed

Clifford Unchained - Nickels, dimes, and quarters. By Cliff Bleszinski.
If you don’t like EA, don’t buy their games. If you don’t like their microtransactions, don’t spend money on them. It’s that simple. EA has many smart people working for them (Hi, Frank, JR, and Patrick!) and they wouldn’t attempt these things if they didn’t work. Turns out, they do. I assure you there are teams of analysts studying the numbers behind consumer behavior over there that are studying how you, the gamer, spends his hard earned cash.

If you’re currently raging about this on GAF, or on the IGN forums, or on Gamespot, guess what? You’re the vocal minority. Your average guy that buys just Madden and GTA every year doesn’t know, nor does he care. He has no problem throwing a few bucks more at a game because, hey, why not?

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Mar 2, 2013, 13:18
 Quboid
 
Ray Marden wrote on Mar 2, 2013, 12:46:
It's local to your area/connection, Creston. I'm downloading ME3 right now at 8.77MB/sec.

http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/16/originspeed.jpg/

Having said that, it is not uncommon for Origin to be inconsistent. I've seen more than a few times where it lowers to 40KB/s or so for one hour or so.
Is it even a direct download or is it P2P?
Edit: Just from the time of posting, I have seen speeds from 3MB/s to 7MB/s.

Having just upgraded interwebzorz today ,
Ray

I find it quite inconsistent. Most of the time I get about 3MB/s but sometimes it drops to more like 300KB/s. There's no particularl reason that I can see, my connection is fine and it's not when their servers are likely to be swamped as with Steam.
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