Battlefield 3 is a few months away, and the news just keeps on coming. Last month, it was rumored that it might not come to Steam, and now it looks to be true. They’ve got a long-ass list of global digital retail partners, like longer than the history of Sonic and Final Fantasy combined. Yet, that list doesn’t include the distribution service that has over 30 million users. 30. Million.

I’m no expert, but I’m guessing that starting your own online distritibution service and getting several of your games taken down from your former online partner may kind of mean that you’re going to get your other big game on your own service. In fact, you may say that, due after a Steam pipe break, EA will have to hire a plumber and find the Origin of the burst pipes, and possibly buy a new Valve.

I’ll just go sit in the corner now.


  1. Honestly… if I can’t get the games I want on the service I choose (in this case steam) I’ll prob resort to pirating it and voicing my opinion that way. Guess EA doesn’t like money…. :P

    • Sending EA a message about why you aren’t buying the game and then NOT buying the game would make sense. Pirating the game makes you seem like an entitled dipshit; pirating tells EA that people want to play their games and to prevent the pirating, the games need more DRM.

  2. Interesting that so many other digital retailers will be carrying Battlefield 3 and have no problem with EA’s dlc delivery methods, but the digital retailer that has a monopoly on the market does…