Originally Posted by Sean_W
meh, the point should be clear enough now, so Steam users don't have anything to rant and moan about but clearly Steam users make the assumption they need Origin to run the game because that's on major complaint, since they assume it works like Steam.
Origin works like retail disks, it's not tied to the client, clear?
That's not what the twitter post implies.
It's annoying though. For the alpha, I had to create a shortcut on my desktop to the game, then add that shortcut to steam, then only to find out that the steam overlay would barely work with origin running in the background.