Battlefield 3 Free on Origin!

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    For a limited time only EA is offering the Digital Download of Battlefield 3 free of charge! You can "purchase" the Standard Edition for free or chip in a few bucks to grab the Premium Edition featuring all of the additional DLC packs and a Battlefield Premium membership. Follow the link below to redeem your free gift or do so directly through the Origin client.​


    :arrow: Origin Store Page (English [United States])
     
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  2. frogboy

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    I've never played BF3, but I've heard great things about it. Is it worth installing Origin? :P
     
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    Love me some free games.
     
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    Definitely. Good times, good times, but you need to find a team STAT - it's not a game that you can experience to the fullest without a team of friends.
     
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    More like Battlefield Free, am I right?

    I hope so.
     
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    my dad works for nintendo.
    do like i did, install it on a xp virtual machine xD
     
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    Depends, does the opportunity to get free presumably good games outweigh some of the dubious business practices EA as a whole partakes in? If the answer to that question is yes for you, then by all means go for it :p
     
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    Yeah , i didnt know it was cheaper elsewhere a quick google was to see if indeed it was a good deal... not sure what the free version offers , does it contain online play ? or ?
     
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    Nooooo
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    BF4 on PC is still a clusterfuck of bugs and glitches, even after all the patches. Lol.


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    It's the original full game, just no DLC maps or anything. Online play and everything is included.
     
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    Everybody knows that. :P
     
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    I wonder if it is worth to install Origin for the free games. (I know that I could get a VM for that, but that would destroy the performance of the game :( )
     
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    installing a free app for free games.. wtf is there to ponder ?
     
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    People like to get buttmad when a company has more interests in money than the consumer, AKA literally every company ever. I think at some point there was some bullshit "ORIGIN SPIES ON YOU OMG" fear mongering or something and people still think it does, despite there being no proof that it was ever a thing.


    I honestly think people who take a company's business practice as personal insults is absolutely silly, but hey...people.
     
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    Origin is a spyware-like thing. :/
     
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    It's amazing where the paranoid mind can take you.
     
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    Honestly, my only gripe with Origin is having to deal with yet another game manager. But heck, it's a free former retail-priced game. Can't say no to that.

    I have other gripes with EA, but this isn't the place to talk about that, now is it?
     
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    It's literally the same paranoia as with the Kinect. Origin is just a "worse" Steam, that's all there is to it.
     
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    was free on psn+ ages ago
    not worth installing origin over