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so if you own a game and buy a package deal that includes a game you already own, can you gift the game away or what happens?
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Depends on the games I think. I think most valve games you can do this but I am unsure about most other companies.
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Only certain games, which are all Valve games and practically no others.
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post #4 of 7
Quote:
Originally Posted by homestyle View Post
so if you own a game and buy a package deal that includes a game you already own, can you gift the game away or what happens?
If the packaged game is a steam only game and comes with a steam code, simply give the steam code to your friend. Entering it to your steam might prevent you from giving it to anyone.

If it's a normal boxed version, just hand it to him physically. What's the big deal?
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post #5 of 7
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Originally Posted by De-Zant View Post
If the packaged game is a steam only game and comes with a steam code, simply give the steam code to your friend. Entering it to your steam might prevent you from giving it to anyone.

If it's a normal boxed version, just hand it to him physically. What's the big deal?
He means a package deal as in a deal the has multiple games in it, digitally through Steam, not literally a packaged game.
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post #6 of 7
Only if it says you can, If not you just lose the extra copies. Which i find annoying. If you could gift games i would have bought so many Developer complete packs .
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post #7 of 7
If you check on Steam's FAQ they tell you which games you can do this with and which you can't.
But in most cases if it isn't a Valve game you can't.
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