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jokkir
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(06-21-2012, 12:53 AM)
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For their one year anniversary.

I just got this email:


Not sure if this is for existing members or if it'll work for new members as well. Also, check your spam folder!

And it looks like there's a sale going on as well:
http://store.origin.com/store/ea/en_...BP4l_KB8ji3iRg

(sorry if old)
Last edited by jokkir; 06-21-2012 at 01:14 AM.
Ferrio
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(06-21-2012, 12:54 AM)
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Oh god they're devaluing those games!
Glass Rebel
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(06-21-2012, 12:54 AM)
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Celebrate with US

US, like United States.
Holy Wars
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(06-21-2012, 12:54 AM)
Did Spore end up good enough to download for free?
Gez
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(06-21-2012, 12:55 AM)
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US only? Clicking the link just shows the same rip off prices Origin always has.
jokkir
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(06-21-2012, 12:56 AM)
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Originally Posted by Gez

US only? Clicking the link just shows the same rip off prices Origin always has.

Not sure. That's the page I get linked to after clicking the "Shop Now" button on the email
ClovingWestbrook
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(06-21-2012, 12:56 AM)
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Freaking EA devaluing games. So tired of this. Think of the developers!
BrLvgThrChmstry
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(06-21-2012, 12:56 AM)
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I dont want to even download any of these games. Can I give away my free game?
Holy Wars
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(06-21-2012, 12:57 AM)

Originally Posted by BrLvgThrChmstry

I dont want to even download any of these games. Can I give away my free game?

Give me Spore.
Eusis
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(06-21-2012, 12:58 AM)
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Yeah, definitely makes that "Steam devalues games" guy look like a lone person among the EA/Origin staff.

Checking their 50% off deal I'm kind of annoyed that they seem to be limiting it only to specific types of games clustered together. Guess you can't possibly want to pre-order Sim City than get Mass Effect 3 for half off! Though nothing really interests me ENOUGH (always online requirement, already having Sim City 4 on Steam, already had my fill of ME3 on 360) so I guess that's just typical internet whining on my part.
_woLf
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(06-21-2012, 12:58 AM)
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I didn't get the email. :(
Zombie James
(06-21-2012, 12:58 AM)
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US only?
TheOnlyMook
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(06-21-2012, 12:59 AM)
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Haven't gotten this email yet. Also 'EA not doing Steam sale stuff lol'
Derrick01
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(06-21-2012, 01:00 AM)
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Don't they mean 6 year anniversary?
BY2K
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(06-21-2012, 01:00 AM)
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It's US and Canada. I got the mail and I'm from Quebec, so yeah.

I already have BC2 on Steam, so tell me GAF, Spore or Dragon Age?
EatinOlives
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(06-21-2012, 01:01 AM)
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Don't have this e-mail yet. When did you get it?
oatmeal
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(06-21-2012, 01:01 AM)
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Anyone know if it's for new accounts, too?

I'm on a Mac, how do I get these without going into Boot Camp...or do I have to do that? I want me some Battlefield 2: BC
Cimarron
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(06-21-2012, 01:02 AM)
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Does this work with brand new members?
GWX
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(06-21-2012, 01:02 AM)
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US only? There goes my chance to win BC2 =(
jokkir
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(06-21-2012, 01:02 AM)
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Originally Posted by EatinOlives

Don't have this e-mail yet. When did you get it?


"7:45 PM (17 minutes ago)"
BY2K
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(06-21-2012, 01:03 AM)
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It's not US only, guys!
Hero_of_the_Day
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(06-21-2012, 01:03 AM)
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No email here. I bought Mass Effect 3 full price, I deserve a free game.
Gez
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(06-21-2012, 01:03 AM)
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Originally Posted by Zombie James

US only?

This is why Origin will always be a failure in my mind and I'm not talking about the free games. Treat you're customers as equals, same goes for Apple. It's always US this and US that, when was the last time Australia got anything?
Emperor Bohe
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(06-21-2012, 01:04 AM)
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Originally Posted by jokkir

For their one year anniversary.

I just got this email:


Not sure if this is for existing members or if it'll work for new members as well.

And it looks like there's a sale going on as well:
http://store.origin.com/store/ea/en_...BP4l_KB8ji3iRg

(sorry if old)

I didn't get an email. Canada here =(
MatthewB92
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(06-21-2012, 01:04 AM)
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Originally Posted by Cimarron

Does this work with brand new members?

Don't think so. Unless someone gives you the promo code.
DTKT
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(06-21-2012, 01:04 AM)
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Quebec here.

Nothing. :(
DUFFMCWALIN
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(06-21-2012, 01:04 AM)
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Originally Posted by BY2K

It's US and Canada. I got the mail and I'm from Quebec, so yeah.

I already have BC2 on Steam, so tell me GAF, Spore or Dragon Age?

Dragon age is actually a good game. I haven't got my email yet either
Deadbeat
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(06-21-2012, 01:05 AM)
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Sweet Ima get Bad Company 2 again because I lost it the first time because I was an idiot. Gotta stop using 10minutemail accounts.
Holy Wars
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(06-21-2012, 01:05 AM)

Originally Posted by Gez

This is why Origin will always be a failure in my mind and I'm not talking about the free games. Treat you're customers as equals, same goes for Apple. It's always US this and US that, when was the last time Australia got anything?

1868.
The Grim Heaper
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(06-21-2012, 01:06 AM)
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I'll wait it out for now, but no e-mail yet. Abloo bloo bloo.
ShaneB
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(06-21-2012, 01:06 AM)
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Hmmmm, if it works in Canada, perhaps I'll get DA:O.
fluffydelusions
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(06-21-2012, 01:06 AM)
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I never got this email
jokkir
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(06-21-2012, 01:06 AM)
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Originally Posted by ShaneB

Hmmmm, if it works in Canada, perhaps I'll get DA:O.

Toronto here btw
Ysiadmihi
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(06-21-2012, 01:06 AM)
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bububu i already own all of these
Eusis
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(06-21-2012, 01:07 AM)
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Yeah, when it comes to the free deal I still haven't gotten anything. Maybe just a rare few lucky people got it, I'm not sure whether I'd pick Bad Company 2 or Spore anyway. Probably Spore, I've got more unique FPSes to play through if I want that badly enough.

Originally Posted by Ysiadmihi

bububu i already own all of these

Bet you have the best chance of getting this email.
Cimarron
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(06-21-2012, 01:07 AM)
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Originally Posted by MatthewB92

Don't think so. Unless someone gives you the promo code.

=( Well if there is a EA/Origin employee reading this thread.... sod off! A free game would have at least got me to download your service and might have scored you a impulse buy or two at your horrible prices.
Dimorphic
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(06-21-2012, 01:07 AM)
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Australia always gets screwed :(
Zia
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(06-21-2012, 01:08 AM)
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No email. I've been wanting to try out Spore.
AleeN634
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(06-21-2012, 01:08 AM)
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Just got the email. Thanks for the notification OP!
CrookedRain
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(06-21-2012, 01:08 AM)
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Originally Posted by Ysiadmihi

bububu i already own all of these

Same here. :(
NameGenerated
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(06-21-2012, 01:09 AM)
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Can I activate Spore on Steam?
Talyn
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(06-21-2012, 01:09 AM)
If you've not gotten this email check your spam filter. That's where gmail put mine.
Jibbajabbawockky
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(06-21-2012, 01:09 AM)
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No email here. I'm wondering if its only to people that have bought a game directly through Origin? I got BF3 so I've got Origin but otherwise have never bought anything directly through it.
Duxxy3
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(06-21-2012, 01:09 AM)
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But i have to have origin installed right? Pass.
larvi
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(06-21-2012, 01:09 AM)
How long before they shut down the Spore servers making it completely unplayable?
ShaneB
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(06-21-2012, 01:10 AM)
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Originally Posted by jokkir

Toronto here btw

Well me too :), guess I'll wait for an email.... wondering if I've ever gotten an email from Origin before. lol
Eusis
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(06-21-2012, 01:10 AM)
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Originally Posted by NameGenerated

Can I activate Spore on Steam?

It's EA, so no.
Derrick01
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(06-21-2012, 01:11 AM)
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I put spore on my account since it's the only I don't currently have. I played it back when it came out though due to the insane hype it got and it's one of the worst games I ever played. 2 hours of the most simple minigames until you get to space then there's nothing but infinitely respawning basic events.

Looking back on the hype it got now it's just hilarious. It was billed as some massive game changer just because Wright was working on it.
Chacranajxy
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(06-21-2012, 01:11 AM)
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Originally Posted by Ferrio

Oh god they're devaluing those games!

False. You cannot devalue Spore, which has no value to begin with.
Omikaru
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(06-21-2012, 01:12 AM)
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Originally Posted by Ferrio

Oh god they're devaluing those games!

Came here to post this. First reply nails it again.

Maybe I'll take a free EA game when they celebrate their first year back on Steam. Until then I'll watch on from the UK as only Americans get this deal.

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