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    EA hints at its return to Steam

    In other PC gaming news, Death Stranding PC has been announced (and is due next summer).
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    Re: EA hints at its return to Steam

    Makes sense - EA and Steam heroes band together to beat off the latest evil, Evil, EVIL platform that dares to try and impact their monopolising... in this case, obviously, Epic Games and their nasty, nasty, evil exclusivity deals...
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    Re: EA hints at its return to Steam

    I'm sure lots of people will love that, but for me, the only good point is that it's marginally better than EAs platform, so to that extent it's good. But Steam still appeals rather less to me than a dose of an STD.
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    Re: EA hints at its return to Steam

    Just because it is on steam is not going to make me buy any more EA games ever again... so I don't get the drift?

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    Re: EA hints at its return to Steam

    If you meant my drift, it's that while many despise EA and their platform, many don't despise Steam and this may put EA games back on their list.

    There are some EA games I might buy, but not if they require protective platforms, be it EA or Steam, so they're still on my "no way" list ..... until/unless they end up on GOG, etc.
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    Re: EA hints at its return to Steam

    Will they return to making good games too ?

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    Re: EA hints at its return to Steam

    Quote Originally Posted by Gentle Viking View Post
    Will they return to making good games too ?
    steady there. one step at a time pls

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    Will they return to making good games too ?
    They don't make the games, do they? They just buy up studios and publish whatever EA make them churn out...? Bioware, for example?
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    Re: EA hints at its return to Steam

    Quote Originally Posted by Ttaskmaster View Post
    Makes sense - EA and Steam heroes band together to beat off the latest evil, Evil, EVIL platform that dares to try and impact their monopolising... in this case, obviously, Epic Games and their nasty, nasty, evil exclusivity deals...
    I see the Microsoft subscription service on pc as more of a threat to steam. The subscription model, at the moment only £1 for the first month to play new AAA games like outerworlds, is quite attractive. All the ancillary features steam has built up over the years would be hard to compete with as a standard gaming store.

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    All the ancillary features steam has built up over the years would be hard to compete with as a standard gaming store.
    But they still cost money to run and maintain, which comes from sales, right?
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    Re: EA hints at its return to Steam

    Story has been updated in light of the newly published EA Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order sales page on Steam.

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    Re: EA hints at its return to Steam

    Oh they were gone from Steam? I never noticed.

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