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Poll Results: Do you use Steam or another digital delivery system?

 
  • 96% (280)
    Yes, I use Steam
  • 0% (1)
    No, I don't use Steam, but I use a different digital delivery provider
  • 2% (8)
    I don't use any digital content delivery systems
289 Total Votes  
post #81 of 94
I wish my music could be permanently archived like steam (is there a way to do that yet?)
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Originally Posted by just4funuk View Post
I mainly use Steam if the game is cheaper on there. Occasionally you can get games cheaper via online stores,Direct to Drive and The EA Online Store so I will use the one that is the cheapest option.I recently purchased R.U.S.E for £8.99 from an online site and if I remember correctly it was over £20 on steam at the time. The daft thing is that when the disk came it had to be activated and downloaded via steam.

Any chance an extra option can be added to the pole?

I use steam and other digital download stores
I definitely didn't foresee all the poll options there should have been but it will screw up the poll to change it now. Still, I like to see this stuff in the comments, since hopefully people aren't just looking at the poll results but are also reading the comments and seeing what people do like and don't like about Steam.

As I mentioned earlier I actually two digital content delivery systems, Steam and GoG.

A good second poll would cover all the different services, Steam, GoG, Impulse, Onlive, and whatever else is out there to see how many people are using which one. If someone else doesn't do it maybe I'll set it up tomorrow.
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I wish my music could be permanently archived like steam (is there a way to do that yet?)
You can pay for off-site storage.
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I've been using Steam for years. It's just awesome. I'd say it's only flaw is the inability to get rid of games, but eh. The other stuff it does makes up for that and then some.
Do mean sell or get rid of as in remove from your Steam library? I can understand wanting to resell but since it doesn't cost you money whether you have access or not I don't understand why you would want to remove it. Or am I missing something?
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post #84 of 94
Love it. Used to pirate games like crazy, but then, It came out for Mac and to celebrate, they were giving away Portal for like a week. I jumped on it, then I saw how awesome these sales are and realized what caused me to be a pirate. It was the stupidly high prices (thanks Activision) that was stopping me from buying games. All of my games have been from a sale.
TF2= $10
Batman Arkham Asylum: $10
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Battlefield Bad Company 2 :$15 (may cost $200 thanks for the need of a new GPU XD)
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Do mean sell or get rid of as in remove from your Steam library? I can understand wanting to resell but since it doesn't cost you money whether you have access or not I don't understand why you would want to remove it. Or am I missing something?
Sell, give away, throw away, it's all the same.


Would you want an atrocity such as MW2 tied to your account for all time?
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ME! only cause the games i play need it
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Originally Posted by damric View Post
I wish my music could be permanently archived like steam (is there a way to do that yet?)
iTunes? I don't use it, but I thought that's how it works.
    
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post #88 of 94
I love steam. Helps me not keep track of CD-Keys and game disks. It is also the best NO CD crack ever .

PM me if you want to buddy up on steam.
    
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post #89 of 94
Im addicted to Steam period. I wont lie I used to Pirate everything but since ive found steam a few years ago Ive never gone that way again. the prices on steam are just Stupid cheap
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iTunes? I don't use it, but I thought that's how it works.
iTunes lets you download a song once after you purchase it, but then if you decide a million years later after ten reformats that you want it, you have to pull out your wallet again. At least, that's how it worked last time I used it.
They think it doesn't matter because they're just individual songs.
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