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I like to have the physical copy..but some games are on steamworks..alot of bundles i want are not on steam..but more and more games are going to digital redistribution..
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Ive had steam since it started. Its awesome. In the past year I have moved 7 times and I dont not have to worry about my games getting lost, all of them are on steam, steam is also useful because of its deals. and you can play offline too.
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yes so cheap it's awesome!
    
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The steam sales also make it worth using. Some games are on sale for a really low price!
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Only thing with buying on Steam is that you won't be able to sell the games you buy if you're a person that does that.
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Ive had steam since it started. Its awesome. In the past year I have moved 7 times and I dont not have to worry about my games getting lost, all of them are on steam, steam is also useful because of its deals. and you can play offline too.
Gotta agree with you here +1
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I was weary of Steam at first but it's so much better than a physical copy for me.

No need to worry about losing manuals, discs, serials and no need to worry about install limits on new HDDs etc.
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I only buy games on sale when they are on sale like 60-90% off. I also buy from other sites like greenmangaming and activate the games on steam. The only thing I'm worried about is getting my account hack since I heard steam's customer service isn't very good.
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I used to "acquire" all my games of the internet, now that I use Steam I actually am willing to pay for games
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Ive had steam since it started. Its awesome. In the past year I have moved 7 times and I dont not have to worry about my games getting lost, all of them are on steam, steam is also useful because of its deals. and you can play offline too.
..? So your internet moves with you?

This is steams downfall. If i moved, setting up the internet would be the last thing on my mind ( i gather other bills would be) so it's likely i wouldn't have internet access for some time. Same goes for my games.

I havn't got to worry about that if i own a hard copy.

I prefer my hard copies to be honest.
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