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Yeah everyone got shafted here. Honestly e-tailers need to implement a delay between receiving the order and handing out the product key. This type of glitch happens all the time, and regardless if they honor it or deactivate keys- it costs them money and/or creates bad PR.
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hahahahaha good for them all you guys can eat it.
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Originally Posted by Jayce1971 View Post
According to steam, any purchase other than through them isn't valid and they don't have to honor it, so buy at yer own risk
It'll be a file download to your computer. Steam has nothing to do with it since Metro 2033 is not a steam exclusive.

It WILL NOT be installed in your steam folder, but rather separate, as if you had used a DVD to install it. If you want to "link" it to steam so you can use their friends network, then you'll have to do the "add non-steam game" thing.
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I purchased a retail copy of metro 2033 an it automatically tied to my steam account. Much like MW2, Black Ops, Left 4 Dead 2, FEAR 2
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Although the game is gone from Steam, I just went to the game folder, fired it up, and it's working fine, weird.
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They removed it from my list too, but I can get it to work, even if I am connected to the internet and is running steam.

Locate your Steam folder -> Steam/Steamapps/common/Metro 2033/Metro 2033.exe

Click Metro 2033.exe and the game should run, with no problem.

I even added the game to steam as a non steam game
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They removed it from my list too, but I can get it to work, even if I am connected to the internet and is running steam.

Locate your Steam folder -> Steam/Steamapps/common/Metro 2033/Metro 2033.exe

Click Metro 2033.exe and the game should run, with no problem.

I even added the game to steam as a non steam game
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It'll be a file download to your computer. Steam has nothing to do with it since Metro 2033 is not a steam exclusive.

It WILL NOT be installed in your steam folder, but rather separate, as if you had used a DVD to install it. If you want to "link" it to steam so you can use their friends network, then you'll have to do the "add non-steam game" thing.
not really no
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Nice.

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yeeh

Wont get steam achievements though
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Supercynics right. As soon as I opened that file(c:/steam://rungameid/43110), it moved metro to my desktop. Apparently the file is there. All I have to do is figure out how to open it up and run it offline. I don't think it will be that difficult. Only time will tell.
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