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My gawd, I thought steam could be slow but its going to takes forever to download Witcher 2 from Amazon. Looks like at most I am pulling down is about 100Kbps. The Witcher 2 is 16Gb+ I have a 10/1 connection. I do not think I will buy another digital download from amazon with speeds like this. Granted for the witcher 2 for 15 bucks its hard to complain too much.
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You should've gotten a code.

Drop it into STEAM. It should work. I never use the Amazon downloads. Check your digital downloads, and you should have a CD KEY. Generally they work in Steam (or Origin if it's a non-Steam game).

I've done that for a few games.

BTW: Steam is always quick for me. 2MB/s on the normal.
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What digitard said. Steam is way faster assuming you pick a close server
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And, as an FYI.

I just bought it after you mentioned 15 bucks...lol.

I've been waiting for a sub 20 dollar deal.

Thanks!
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It isn't redeemable on steam or origin.
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My gawd, I thought steam could be slow but its going to takes forever to download Witcher 2 from Amazon. Looks like at most I am pulling down is about 100Kbps. The Witcher 2 is 16Gb+ I have a 10/1 connection. I do not think I will buy another digital download from amazon with speeds like this. Granted for the witcher 2 for 15 bucks its hard to complain too much.

Yeah I use to refuse to buy any downloadable game on amazon that wouldn't activate on steam. Not all the game seem to download with the same software but some downloads use to take me 12+ hours, wouldn't pause, and would give me random errors which forced the download to restart.
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I think amazon is doing it on purpose because I didn't renew my prime membership lol.
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