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Nope, They refund back to your fund source. If you are still in the 2 week/8 hour period

Thanks for the info. I remember reading something that said it was refunded as Steam credit. Though doing a quick search I wasn't able to find something saying the method of refund. Haven't personally refunded anything myself.
     
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Vulkan is already far superior for being multi OS... So he's telling the truth.
Seriously the world would be a better place for gamers if Vulkan will become the standard.

While thats true to some extent, in this case I think the competition drives for more change and ingenuity
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Thanks for the info. I remember reading something that said it was refunded as Steam credit. Though doing a quick search I wasn't able to find something saying the method of refund. Haven't personally refunded anything myself.

Yep. They refund in steam credit.

Even though I'd like the system that Origin has in place, to be refunded back to the account you paid from. With steam credit you're still tied to their service.

EDIT: At least that's the way I've gotten my refunds the last 2 times.
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I hope Vulkan hits it big as I have made the switch a bit over a year ago. I do miss some AAA games but I am happy that I dont have to upgrade to Windows 10 to enjoy DX12. Tired of Microsoft's arrogance to the gaming community when they release Xbox. Another thing to add is Vulkan will work on older versions of Windows / Android / and Nintendo possibly. I just read Nintendo just join the Vulkan community.
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Thanks for the info. I remember reading something that said it was refunded as Steam credit. Though doing a quick search I wasn't able to find something saying the method of refund. Haven't personally refunded anything myself.

Yep. They refund in steam credit.

Even though I'd like the system that Origin has in place, to be refunded back to the account you paid from. With steam credit you're still tied to their service.

EDIT: At least that's the way I've gotten my refunds the last 2 times.
I have only done one refund. and it was credited back to my card.
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I have only done one refund. and it was credited back to my card.
Last time i tried it you could choose to where you wanted it returned, either steam wallet or the source, which in my bank account.
Went flawless.
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All this privacy talk is funny. What's privacy when EVERYTHING data mines? OT, if valve is speaking highly of vulkan then it makes me even more excited!
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Can't you just turn all that stuff off.......I'm under the impression you can download a program and with one click, turn all that off. If that is the case, why get so upset? Windows 7 and 8 arent any better once you turn that off. Boycott windows 7,8,10 if your a " true gamer "!!! I guess....rolleyes.gif

Exactly. It can be turned off, and there are programs to take it further.

Steam's own ToS state they can collect data, yet people aren't flipping out about that. Although it isn't as much as Win 10 can, but again, it can be disabled.
    
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So Valve wants games that support their OS. Big surprise. I think OpenGL advocates have been repeating the same story all the time, but in reality the support is still sparse. Of course Vulkan is a major shakeup so it might have a chance at changing things, but what I gathered from the comment about aggressive DX12 early support is that Vulkan is lagging behind and will likely stay that way.
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Vulcan it is just better. More os support, better graphics language support (SPIR-V) .
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