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Origin DE offers Pre-Order COH2 TODAY last day €24.99

26 Nov 2012, 10:22 AM
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This is the kinda deal that makes Ami a happy boy. :thumb: Thanks Sam for the tip!
26 Nov 2012, 10:27 AM
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26 Nov 2012, 11:07 AM
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if you buy on origin u cant run game with steam right ?
26 Nov 2012, 11:09 AM
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ah only germans, fuck that ....:P
26 Nov 2012, 11:37 AM
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Now I feel very good that I bought it on Steam for 50€. At least I got hats for TF2... :P

Thanks for the tip, though, those sales right now are stunning. I mean it's 50% off of nearly everything, even brand new stuff!

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26 Nov 2012, 11:42 AM
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I'm still on the fence about whether I should order it or not. I don't want to have to run Origin & Steam to run COH2. Some people think you can get the key from Origin and just plug it in Steam and you're good-to-go, others think you will need to launch through Origin. I wish I could get a straight answer :(
26 Nov 2012, 12:55 PM
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As far as I know steam is required, especially for THQ update policy.
Anyway shouldn't be a big deal to enter the "origin" key into steam.
26 Nov 2012, 15:47 PM
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Well... Not fair at all for those players who paid 50 euroBucks for it (like me). 50% off for a new game is too much.

By the way, did anyone know (or expect) when will be available the Beta ? we are facing the last month of 2012 and there's no official news about it.
26 Nov 2012, 17:13 PM
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jump backJump back to quoted post26 Nov 2012, 12:55 PMhicksi
As far as I know steam is required, especially for THQ update policy.
Anyway shouldn't be a big deal to enter the "origin" key into steam.


Yeah that's the hope. The specific question is, "Will I have to run Origin to run COH2?" Because if the answer is yes, imo it's not worth the 25 EURO saved :P
26 Nov 2012, 17:30 PM
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good catch sam!!!
26 Nov 2012, 18:12 PM
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whatever I will win my COH2 copy in the next SNF anyway MVGame
26 Nov 2012, 18:20 PM
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good catch sam!!!

I got told by evilSpike, but i gladly forwarded it to you guys ;)
26 Nov 2012, 18:42 PM
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If I recall correctly, the answer is yes. Why would they let you buy it on Origin. And tbh that's to reason of such a big discount: because no1 would buy it on Origin if it was full price.
26 Nov 2012, 18:51 PM
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THQLynx
Just confirming what others have said. Origin or not, the game will still launch Steam.

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it is obvious that you will have to run steam anyway. But the question is, can you transfer the digital serial to Steam, just like you could register any hardcover version serial in steam, if steam supports that particular game
26 Nov 2012, 18:54 PM
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Exactly. In other words, if buying it on Origin forces me to run Origin (on top of steam ffs) then I'm not buying it on Origin. Simple as.
26 Nov 2012, 18:56 PM
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a serial is a serial, how would Steam distinguish between hardcover serials and digital serials. they follow the same pattern
26 Nov 2012, 19:17 PM
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makes no sense to run coh2 through origin in steam lol.
u don't need origin, just to buy :p

but tbh origin / ea ($_$) policies don't suprise me anymore.

so u can take the productcode from origin, enter it in steam and thats it.
27 Nov 2012, 03:13 AM
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who wants to buy that crap.
27 Nov 2012, 17:15 PM
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I got told by evilSpike, but i gladly forwarded it to you guys ;)


yeah but my name here is ApeMen like my ingame nick :P
but thx that you told ami about the deal tbh i forgot it
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