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A nice set of strategy games are on sale at Direct2Drive this weekend, mostly from the Total War and Company of Heroes series. Sale prices are good through Tuesday, May 31, 10 a.m. PDT.

Total War: Shogun 2 - $33.45 (activates on Steam)
Medieval 2: Total War - $3.75
Empire: Total War Special Forces Edition - $17.49 (activates on Steam)
Company of Heroes Gold Edition - $7.49
Company of Heroes Complete - $12.49
Dawn of War II: Retribution - $20.00 (activates on Steam)

Link ahoy.

Edit: Updated to show which ones will work on Steam. Sale ending time added.
Edited by Kirasa - 5/29/11 at 10:43pm
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which company of heros is the best edition?
    
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I'm still on the fence but I wanted to point out 2 things:

-It looks like Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II Retribution, Total War: SHOGUN 2, and Empire: Total War might activate on steam.

-These deals can be combined with other promo codes: A5C876AB8056CEB4888A1B720FDEDF60
seems to still be working for -15%.
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I'm still on the fence but I wanted to point out 2 things:

-It looks like Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II Retribution, Total War: SHOGUN 2, and Empire: Total War might activate on steam.

-These deals can be combined with other promo codes: A5C876AB8056CEB4888A1B720FDEDF60
seems to still be working for -15%.
how does this work? I usually just order from steam. Can I buy the game from d2d and just get the code without d/l'ing the game then just add that code to steam?
    
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Pretty much- Steam supports a number of retail cd's. The list is here:

https://support.steampowered.com/kb_...7480-wusf-3601

Now I'm not guaranteeing it will work, need someone to test it. Like the fact
Empire: Total War is a special edition might make it unable to register on steam.
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Pretty much- Steam supports a number of retail cd's. The list is here:

https://support.steampowered.com/kb_...7480-wusf-3601

Now I'm not guaranteeing it will work, need someone to test it. Like the fact
Empire: Total War is a special edition might make it unable to register on steam.
Empire only works on Steam. It uses steamworks.
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Like the fact
Empire: Total War is a special edition might make it unable to register on steam.
That's the game I wanted to try. Not gonna risk it.
    
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Heh, well it sounds like there is a strong chance it will. Maybe someone will confirm for sure.
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which company of heros is the best edition?
I've read that the Gold Edition is the one to get, since the second standalone expansion, Tales of Valor, doesn't add too much in terms of content (no new factions, an okay single-player campaign, and some additional multiplayer modes).


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It looks like Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II Retribution, Total War: SHOGUN 2, and Empire: Total War might activate on steam.
I believe all of those use Steamworks, and should activate on Steam with no problem; Empire: Total War also mentions in the system requirements that it uses Steam for DRM.
Edited by Kirasa - 5/27/11 at 9:33pm
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But the extras included in Empire aren't listed in any steam version. Sure it would activate even if it uses steam for drm?
    
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