Operating system: Windows XP (SP2), Windows Vista, or Windows 7 Operating System
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.0GHz or AMD Athlon X2 4000+
Video: NVIDIA GeForce 6800 or ATI Radeon X1600 Shader model 3.0+ graphics card
Memory: XP: 1GB Main Memory (Vista/Win7: 2GB Main Memory)
Sound: DirectX version 9.0c-compatible sound card
Hard disk space: 1.5GB Hard Drive Space
Multiplayer: Broadband 256kbps
I'd like to know the same thing. I don't have any problem with Steam, but I won't touch Origin with a 10-foot pole. GF really needs to start including what the 3rd-party download is in the description. I might be more willing to buy from them if they did...