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I got DIRT 3 free on the PC and registered it on Steam. As such, I thought i'd buy the DLC seeing as the game was free. But, how do I get it? Can I even use it on Steam?

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Yes, you have to log in to GFWL on Dirt3 and from there you redeem your code.
    
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Log into Games for Windows Live while you're in game, and browse the marketplace. If you have used an Xbox 360 before, its the same as that. You buy DLC using Microsoft Points.
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Boot up the game and when you have logged into live there is an option for DLC...
 
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Oh, right. So buy it on the site, then I get a code to redeem in game through GFWL? Seems like a long way around, but I suppose they have to do that otherwise Steam get a big cut of the money.
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Oh, right. So buy it on the site, then I get a code to redeem in game through GFWL? Seems like a long way around, but I suppose they have to do that otherwise Steam get a big cut of the money.
No, they do it because they're too damn lazy to set up a storefront other than the one they already have for xbox DLC.

That's how much they care about PC gamers.

Anyway, excited about getting my driving wheel in today!
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No, they do it because they're too damn lazy to set up a storefront other than the one they already have for xbox DLC.

That's how much they care about PC gamers.

Anyway, excited about getting my driving wheel in today!
Which wheel? I use the Xbox 360 Wireless one. Works with Dirt 3 flawlessly but Shift 2 doesn't even support it on PC
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There is a GFWL marketplace that will run independently.... You can also just buy DLC with 'real' money and not silly MS points.
 
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No, they do it because they're too damn lazy to set up a storefront other than the one they already have for xbox DLC.

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What wheel?
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