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Can I buy the Steam version of BF: BC2 Vietnam if I have a retail disk?

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I bought the game on a retail disk, however I want to buy Vietnam on Steam. Is this possible or do you need to have the base game on Steam as well?

If it's not possible, where is the best place to get a key, just via EA?
post #2 of 10
I'd just get it from the EA store.
If you read the steam vietnam page it states that you must have BFBC2 on steam in order to purchase the product.

I'm sure they just want to make sure the uninformed buyer doesn't simply buy Vietnam without having BFBC2 to begin with. Only way to verify this is if it is activated on steam already..
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Oh yeah, it actually says that in massive bold text. How did I miss that tongue.gif

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Also, what is the delio with spectat kits? Do I have to buy that as well?
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I think the spectat kit has the same message as vietnam that you have to have the base game installed on steam tongue.gif

Shouldn't need it for Vietnam, though.
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It's optional DLC for the base game...I think each class kit gets an alternate skin and a new weapon, plus several achievements.
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But, can I get spactat stuff outside of Steam?
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But, can I get spactat stuff outside of Steam?

It's exclusive to Steam and the EA Store, I believe.
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If you got the game on steam, everything you want to add to the game needs to be through steam.

Anywhere else is considered "retail" and needs to be purchased as so. No steam for you. Stick to the EA store.
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post #10 of 10
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OK, just got Vietnam off the EA Store. This better be good, I got a bit bored of BC2.
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