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EA compensates SimCity Launch Failure with a Free Game
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Default EA compensates SimCity Launch Failure with a Free Game - 03-19-2013, 07:09 | posts: 20,450 | Location: Guru3D testlab

It was already announced but EA send out word that thay are compensating the SimCity Launch Failure with a Free Game. Here are the details. EA is offering a free EA PC digital download game to anyon...

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Default 03-19-2013, 08:05 | posts: 335 | Location: Southampton, England.

Battlefield 3 (Standard Edition) 9.99
Bejeweled 3 7.49
Dead Space 3 (Standard Edition) 19.99
Mass Effect 3 (Standard Edition) 7.49
MOHW (Standard Edition) 19.99
NFS Most Wanted (Standard Edition) 19.99
Plants vs. Zombies 3.49
SimCity 4 Deluxe Edition 9.99

Though it may be ok to give us a game for there mistakes maybe they should have given with the games above free DLC, only valid choice for me is dead space 3 me thinks as i have read that MOHW is a load of sh**.
   
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Default 03-19-2013, 09:38 | posts: 18,328 | Location: Turkey

good.
   
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Default 03-19-2013, 09:51 | posts: 1,110 | Location: UK

Downloaded NFSMW, played it for 5 minutes, and have just uninstalled it.

Thanks for the free game and free 5 minutes in a "free-roaming environment" that got pissed at me for driving headlong into traffic.

Everytime I crashed into a car, it would either magically teleport me to within striking distance of the car I was meant to be racing against, or I would get a black screen with a spinning icon which meant it was loading something, and then do the same. All the while it would flash on the screen "wrong way" in red.

FU for trying to tell me how to play the free game you gave me, and FU for creating a nagging wife of a game that won't let me do what I want in a free-roaming environment.

Oh, and having a red barrier that won't let me drive to other parts of the map unless I give you more money is pathetic.

Find the nearest window of the Ivory Tower, and jump out of it.
   
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Default 03-19-2013, 11:34 | posts: 25,766 | Location: Hampshire UK

took DS3, nice one EA.
   
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Default 03-19-2013, 11:41 | posts: 12,857 | Location: USA

lame. I already have these game.
   
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Default 03-19-2013, 11:44 | posts: 25,766 | Location: Hampshire UK

even bejeweled 3 lol?
   
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Default 03-19-2013, 11:53 | posts: 12,857 | Location: USA

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even bejeweled 3 lol?
with the exception of that one.
   
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Default 03-19-2013, 11:57 | posts: 23,181 | Location: Hoek van Holland, Netherlands

i used to love bejeweled with a few beers in the local pub. cost me allot of money.
   
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Default 03-19-2013, 11:59 | posts: 25,766 | Location: Hampshire UK

it's really a phone, tablet game now was a bit gutted they didn't include BF3 premium, had to buy it yesterday.
   
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Default 03-19-2013, 13:37 | posts: 10,385 | Location: Toledo Ohio

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Downloaded NFSMW, played it for 5 minutes, and have just uninstalled it.

Thanks for the free game and free 5 minutes in a "free-roaming environment" that got pissed at me for driving headlong into traffic.

Everytime I crashed into a car, it would either magically teleport me to within striking distance of the car I was meant to be racing against, or I would get a black screen with a spinning icon which meant it was loading something, and then do the same. All the while it would flash on the screen "wrong way" in red.

FU for trying to tell me how to play the free game you gave me, and FU for creating a nagging wife of a game that won't let me do what I want in a free-roaming environment.

Oh, and having a red barrier that won't let me drive to other parts of the map unless I give you more money is pathetic.

Find the nearest window of the Ivory Tower, and jump out of it.
You can't be mad at EA for that, you picked the free game of choice.
   
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Default 03-19-2013, 14:22 | posts: 3,089 | Location: Lebanon

Good move from EA.
   
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Default 03-19-2013, 14:48 | posts: 658

Step in the right direction. Let's hope they learned from their mistakes this time around.
   
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Default 03-19-2013, 15:02 | posts: 18,328 | Location: Turkey

i dont see a link in my origin..so europe wont get it these days.
   
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Default 03-19-2013, 15:08 | posts: 4,984 | Location: UK

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i dont see a link in my origin..so europe wont get it these days.
Didn't you notice the Europeans above who have it?
   
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Default 03-19-2013, 15:16 | posts: 18,328 | Location: Turkey

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Didn't you notice the Europeans above who have it?
You are very helpful !

i still dont understand how to claim..i dont see CLAIM YOUR GIFT etc button.

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Redeeming your free game - Sign into the Origin account that you redeemed SimCity on and then view the "Featured Today" pop-up that pops when Origin launches. If you registered a copy ofSimCity prior to the deadline, you will have the option to click the "Get Free Game" button.
i see..but wont work on me..odd..

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Default 03-19-2013, 15:50 | posts: 1,110 | Location: UK

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You can't be mad at EA for that, you picked the free game of choice.
Not much choice, all the others I either have or have no interest in playing.

Downloading it felt like being in a restaurant and being given two main courses when I'm full.

Didn't ask for it, didn't want it - but felt the pressure to take a bite regardless.
   
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