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So I got BFBC2 from the sale this weekend, I already have the game but not on steam. It wont use up the code unless I make a new account right?
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The key links the game to your EA account. Technically you can download the EA version and run it with your account/key with no problem.
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SO pretty much I still have the key that steam gave me available to trade with someone?
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Yes. The key is presented to you, but someone else can use the key given to you in Steam. It isn't tied to anything until you register it ingame, with your EA Account.
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Correct.

I've done this as well. It was no problem to give my buddy the key generated from BFBC2 on Steam and have them use that to register an EA account with the game. They then can bind it to their EA account in-game and play online.
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sweet! good to know, thanks guys. I can probably trade it for some other game I dont have.
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