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I just brought BC2 for 7 bucks on some other website, now i'm looking to buy the vietnam copy on steam will the vietnam copy work?

I tried actativing the serial key on steam but it didn't work.
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Not unless you have BC2 activated on steam, sorry.
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You need the Steam version of Battlefield Bad Company 2 for any expansions/DLC of it to work.
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http://www.ea.com/games/battlefield-...pany-2-vietnam

Wait a tick... the PC download is greyed out.

Anyone know why EA doesn't sell the PC Vietnam any more?
Edited by Bikkit - 5/29/11 at 12:52pm
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Yeah, that's the unfortunate thing. I have the hard copy, so when Vietnam went on sale I couldn't buy it on sale because BC2 isn't activated on Steam

I just buy all of my games on Steam now.
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http://www.ea.com/games/battlefield-...pany-2-vietnam

Wait a tick... the PC download is greyed out.

Anyone know why EA doesn't sell the PC Vietnam any more?
That just states its available via PC download, you actually need to download EA download manager to be able to purchase it for a retail copy.
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Umm... you activate Vietnam in BC2(doesn't matter where you bought it). Look on the left hand side, click vietnam and put in the Cd-key you received from steam or whereever you got it from in there it should work. It worked for my friend.
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Umm... you activate Vietnam in BC2(doesn't matter where you bought it). Look on the left hand side, click vietnam and put in the Cd-key you received from steam or whereever you got it from in there it should work. It worked for my friend.
One problem with that if you havent got BC2 on Your Steam account it wont let you buy any DLC for it from Steam.
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post #9 of 15
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One problem with that if you havent got BC2 on Your Steam account it wont let you buy any DLC for it from Steam.
Pfft that's stupid....
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Wasn't the only DLC the Specact kit? Specact kit was tied to your BC2 account not Steam.
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