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[pcgamesN]Nvidia’s promo games will now be tied to the GPU they’re bundled with

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Now, when you buy a GPU bundled with a code, you will need to verify the hardware through GeForce Experience before it can be redeemed, so you’ll need to have your graphics card installed first.

Additionally, your GeForce Experience account must show that you’re legally old enough to play the title.

“Game coupon codes offered as part of a qualifying GPU or PC purchase are intended for use by the purchaser,” says the Nvidia FAQ.

“As part of the coupon redemption process, Nvidia uses GeForce Experience to perform a hardware verification step to ensure the coupon code is redeemed on the system with the qualifying GPU.”

https://www.pcgamesn.com/nvidia-promo-games-tied-to-gpu
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No more cheap ebay codes then.
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While a lot of people will be angry about this, it does make a lot of sense.

 

You're being given free games to play with your GPU, you shouldn't be able to sell them on for profit.

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https://www.pcgamesn.com/nvidia-promo-games-tied-to-gpu

 

Not good for those of us who DON'T INSTALL GEFORCE EXPERIENCE.

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Classic Nvidia news, always trying to find a new way to limit users.
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While a lot of people will be angry about this, it does make a lot of sense.

You're being given free games to play with your GPU, you shouldn't be able to sell them on for profit.

I fail to see how ANYONE can get angry about this. xD Call me crazy, but... shouldn't this have been a thing from the start?
     
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While a lot of people will be angry about this, it does make a lot of sense.

You're being given free games to play with your GPU, you shouldn't be able to sell them on for profit.

Not at all. We are given games to do what we want with them. Until now anyways.
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Next step: When you buy a game, you have to give your ID number (or whatever it's called in your country) to the shop to tie the game to you. And then you have to enter said number every time you want to play, to ensure you're not giving the game to someone else.
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Next step: When you buy a game, you have to give your ID number (or whatever it's called in your country) to the shop to tie the game to you. And then you have to enter said number every time you want to play, to ensure you're not giving the game to someone else.

I'm slowly switching over to console gaming so this won't bother me one bit. Just wanted to spread the news.
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