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Never had an issue with GFWL, infact before late 2009 I thought it was great because I could use the same cd key for every game and access multiplayer with it. biggrin.gif


You ever recently tried installing an old copy of Bulletstorm? That game is GFWL done completely WRONG!
Yeah, I played through that game twice, once without GFWL and with GFWL to get the achievements. Never had a problem.

Fallout 3 is the only single game that I've had issues. Though really it is because it installs an old version of GFWL from the retail disk and it can't update for some reason. So really the problem was actually the fact that it is a retail disk...one of the last I bought...if not the very last. If it was a digital download it would likely not have had that problem as I am sure the source would have been updated.
Maybe I never had problems because I ALWAYS installed the latest GFWL client any time I reformatted my PC? I dunno, all I know is that I hear everyone have problems with it and I"m just sitting here unable to unrelate to the feels.
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What about my DLC? I bought all of it
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I might actually bother to mod it now.
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[Update: A Bethesda spokesperson has contacted Joystiq with clarification regarding the recent update. "We have not removed GFWL from the game," the spokesperson stated. "The only that that has changed is that Steam has removed the need to activate the GFWL codes when purchasing the game."]
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Well that stinks.

I wish Steam would let me activate my Fallout 3...then I'd just go through them and not have to mess around with the GFWL error I get on this game.

Think Bethesda would give a me a Steam game key if I could prove to them I have a retail copy? Any one ever tried that? EA let me do that with BF2142 on Origin.
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Ea gives ea copy for every ea game on the ea origin
valve gives steam copy of Valve games on valve's steam
ubisoft...
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Wait i'm confused did the steam version use GFWL becuase I don't remember ever seeing it with fallout 3.
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I must be dreaming, GFWL dying? Will Dark Souls become a bit more tolerable now? The game didn't even report anything, just outright refused to start unless GFWL was already installed, and installing it wasn't downright straightforward either, and when finally did that you needed to have an account in Xbox Live? Say whaaa? One of the worst user interface and usability experiences ever.
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