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I apologize if the thread exists already but I can't find it for now.

it is my understanding you can buy games from origin and then load them in Steam and it will add it to your game list.

Please tell me if this is true or not.

If it is true, how do I do it? Just bought Command & Conquer 4 which both sites have, Origin has a 60% thing going right now.

I tried to add my game key and Steam says it's invalid.

Again, if this is doable then any assistance would be appreciated.

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I think its the other way around if im not mistaken?

You can add a non steam game and use the games exe to launch it from steam.
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Keys bought from steam can be activated on Origin, not the other way around. You can however play using the steam overlay by means of adding the non-steam game exe to your library list.
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Keys bought from steam can be activated on Origin, not the other way around. You can however play using the steam overlay by means of adding the non-steam game exe to your library list.
yep just as I thought.
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Thanks all. That helps a lot.
    
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