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I bought the physical disk version of MW3 (PC). Through installation, it looks like it links my copy of the game to my steam account. If I simply uninstall it from my computer and sell the game to someone else, will they be able to play it?
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nope
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No, but you can gift the game to the buyer through your steam account directly to his account.

Correct me if I'm wrong.
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Nope, you have to purchase as a gift to do that.
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No trading games on steam unless you were gifted it, steam gave you a game for (problems, refund, etc), or you won it during what ever contest they have going on.
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I didn't buy the game from steam. I bought it from Newegg.

So just to confirm: even if I give the physical disks and CD key to the new person, he/she cannot play the game?
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Doesn't matter where you bought it. If you redeemed the code on your Steam account it is tied to that account.
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I didn't buy the game from steam. I bought it from Newegg.
So just to confirm: even if I give the physical disks and CD key to the new person, he/she cannot play the game?


Correct. Once it has been tied to YOUR steam account then it is YOURS forever.



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Bummer. Anywho, thanks for the responses.
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No secondhand sales is the drawback for Steam. They make up for it with Steamsales (YMMV)
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