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Can Amazon Games Purchases be Activated on Steam?

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There's a couple of great deals on Amazon for game downloads and I was wondering if I could somehow purchase the games and use the activation code and download it through steam. Does it work like that or no?
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Some can, some can't
https://support.steampowered.com/kb_article.php?ref=7480-wusf-3601
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There's a couple of great deals on Amazon for game downloads and I was wondering if I could somehow purchase the games and use the activation code and download it through steam. Does it work like that or no?

depends on the game some do some dont
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Ok, I understand. I bought GTA 4 and unfortunately it doesn't activate. frown.gif Thanks anyways for the replies.
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Steamworks games can.

Check on the steam store page and see if it is steamworks supported or not.
    
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