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Will Saints Row IV require Steam and any intrusive Drm that requires me to be online at all times?

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Does anyone have these answers? I am thinking about pre-ordering the pc-cd rom of this game but is it one of those games that require steam? This game comes right after my Birthday and it would be a nice gift to myself, but if it requires me to have steam or any drm crap than I don't want it. I know some of you are fans of Steam, but I'm not. What happens to your game when or if Steam ever decides to close down? Does that mean you can't play a game you own from 10 years ago?
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Does anyone have these answers? I am thinking about pre-ordering the pc-cd rom of this game but is it one of those games that require steam? This game comes right after my Birthday and it would be a nice gift to myself, but if it requires me to have steam or any drm crap than I don't want it. I know some of you are fans of Steam, but I'm not. What happens to your game when or if Steam ever decides to close down? Does that mean you can't play a game you own from 10 years ago?

Requires Steam. Steam won't be going anywhere anytime soon. If they shut down they've already said they have a contingency plan in place for allowing users to download and backup their games before a shutdown.
 
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Thank you, I think I'm done with next generation gaming on pc and consoles. I'm enjoying my Original Nintendo more than this intrusive crap these days. I don't pay 50-60 dollars for a game to be treated like dirt by a company. Have fun selling to all the other suckers, because original Nintendo games are much more creative than 90 percent of the games that come out now a days.
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You know, Steam games don't require an internet connection to be played. Steam is not going to "close down" and we won't lose anything lol, this is one of the worst arguments. Didn't Ubisoft stop using their always-on crap? All their games that used it are still playable.

Original Nintendo games were mostly 2D side scrollers that weren't very different from one another at all. I wouldn't call that more creative. You are indeed a funny man!
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I've played my steam games left and right without an internet connection - its known as "offline mode"

works flawlessly.
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Thank you, I think I'm done with next generation gaming on pc and consoles. I'm enjoying my Original Nintendo more than this intrusive crap these days. I don't pay 50-60 dollars for a game to be treated like dirt by a company. Have fun selling to all the other suckers, because original Nintendo games are much more creative than 90 percent of the games that come out now a days.

That is why we wait 3 months then buy the game for $20 or less thumb.gif
Didn't your mother ever teach you to only buy things on sale? biggrin.gif
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