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If steam goes under you could legally download backups .
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I revoke the fact of steam going under.... anyone with me to buy some stock in valve?
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post #23 of 79
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Originally Posted by maximus20895 View Post
before they go under they would probably need competition. The competition would buy them out and keep your games. That or there would be millions of pissed off people and something would probably get resolved some how..some way.

Can you think of anything like this that has happened before. Where millions of people had digital copies ..or anything really and then the company died and they customers got screwed? I would be interested to know.
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What if Zombies attacked the location the Steam servers were at and the information was unable to be backed up?
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post #25 of 79
There is a Zombie Marathon on the Chiller channel all day long today.
Seriously tho, Steam isn't going anywhere anytime soon. I live pretty close to Valve Corporate Headquarters here in Bellevue, WA. They are in the process of building a brand spanking new, very tall skyscraper right next to the awesome looking building they are located in now. So, I'd say it's pretty safe to say that Steam will be around for awhile.
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There is a Zombie Marathon on the Chiller channel all day long today.
Seriously tho, Steam isn't going anywhere anytime soon. I live pretty close to Valve Corporate Headquarters here in Bellevue, WA. They are in the process of building a brand spanking new, very tall skyscraper right next to the awesome looking building they are located in now. So, I'd say it's pretty safe to say that Steam will be around for awhile.
Really? A skyscraper? Awesome......
post #27 of 79
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Considering the game went down in a few months and didn't sell well at all, I doubt they sold anything near 1 million copies.
I believe it was more like 10000 copies.

Gabe said a while back that they would work something out which allowed you to play all your games if Steam ever shut up shop. They aren't entitled to do it, I believe it even says that when you sign up but I'm sure they would try to do something.
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They have stated before that they have a solution to unlock your games if the Steam servers were to shut down for good. This way you could still play them.
........huh... Had always wondered my self, figured as much.
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post #29 of 79
if they do im sure before they left they would put out something to bypass steam DRM
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seriously with all their sales during this time i can't even see that happening

unless they make like .0000000000000000000001 cents on each copy of a game maybe
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