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EA Being Sued Over Battlefield 1943 PS3 Deal

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    EA Being Sued Over Battlefield 1943 PS3 Deal

    It looks like EA is being sued for not living up to their offer of a free copy of Battlefield 1943 with Battlefield 3 pre-orders:

    Quote Originally Posted by Kotaku
    At the heart of the case is not the fact EA reneged on its offer, but that it was announced so late (after people had already picked up the copy) and announced so poorly (it was only announced via Twitter, meaning many customers never saw the explanation). It also calls EA out on its shoddy "make up" deal, pointing out that offer had been made, and as such had nothing to do with compensation for the loss of Battlefield 1943.

    The suit ultimately alleges that EA "misled and profited from thousands of their customers by making a promise that they could not, and never intended, to keep".
    I'm not a PS3 user, but I'm glad to see this. Those greasy cash chuckers at EA have been getting away with far too much these days, and I'm relieved that someone out there finally has the balls to do something about it.

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    I'm glad to see this, even though I play exclusively on PC.

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    I am not a fan of the PS3, i play xbox, but thats effed up. They promised them somthing and didnt follow through!? greedy bastards need to own up to their claims.

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    I went ahead and preorderd just because i thought i would also be getting the 1943,, instead of wating to get it off of the shelfs at the stores.

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    I thought EA won.

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    Quote Originally Posted by maniac-at-th1s View Post
    I thought EA won.
    No, the case never amounted to anything. After hearing of the lawsuit, EA quickly agreed to make vouchers available for the free copies of Battlefield 1943.

    You can visit the official site for voucher redemption Here.

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    Oof. They should've just let the case go through. It would've taken five years to clear up anyways.

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    Caught, hope they lose the law suits, and have to end up giving compensation,
    because. TAHE CAKE IS A LIE.


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