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[nVidia] Apolgizing for Metro 2033 deactivated keys

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Hey guys!

As you know, nVidia unvalidated the key last week, when we were able to download Metro 2033 for free.
Now they're apologizing again by email, and to compensate, they offer us a 10% discount off Homefront pre-ordering, and metro 2033 will be included.
Now, I'm not really int pre-order it, so I thought I could just share my coupon.

Here it goes! (First come, first served!)
A little more deeper...
Hang on...
Wait for it...

There you go =) 6xni2ny7o


And here the text of the full email from nVidia:
Quote:
Hello,

Recently, NVIDIA participated in a promotion that gave our customers access to a free digital download of the game "Metro 2033" when they pre-ordered
THQ's soon to be released game "Homefront".

Unfortunately, our online systems allowed access to the free download without pre-ordering "Homefront". Instructions and links to work around the
promotion were posted online, and before we realized the issue and closed the loophole, some customers were able to download and install "Metro 2033"
without the required pre-order. After closing the loophole, customers who had downloaded the game were no longer able to play it.

We realize that this resulted in a poor experience for some customers and we sincerely apologize for the confusion.

In response to this situation, we would like to re-extend our original offer, along with an additional discount for those who were inconvenienced.
For a limited time, we will give an additional 10% off your total purchase of "Homefront" (which includes the free download of "Metro 2033"), or
anything else in our store. Simply use the coupon code below when checking out. This is a single-use code and expires February 25, 2011 at 2am
CST/Midnight PST.

Homefront + Metro 2033: http://store.nvidia.com/promo/86464300

10% Off Coupon Code - XXXXXXXXX

Thanks and best regards,

The NVIDIA Team
Hope you like it!

EDIT: Actually, the title is a bit off topic... Changed =)
Edited by d3viliz3d - 2/16/11 at 8:35am
post #2 of 28
I was just about to post the same thing
Edited by [Adz] - 2/16/11 at 9:18am
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Quote:
Originally Posted by [Adz] View Post
I was just about to post the same thing

Coupon code:

10% Off Coupon Code - XXXXXXXXX
I'd delete that code if I was you. Your key is different than mine-so they may be somewhat unique.

I got the same email.
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anyone know if Homefront is using Steamworks?

or if they would give you a Steam key for Homefront?
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post #5 of 28
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Originally Posted by Skripka View Post
I'd delete that code if I was you. Your key is different than mine-so they may be somewhat unique.

I got the same email.
Of course they are, they gave them only to who "bought" the free Metro 2033 game. If it was the same for everyone, everyone would get the 10% discount.
This offer is solely for the offended customers.
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Quote:
or anything else in our store.
It's 10% off anything.
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Originally Posted by -iceblade^ View Post
anyone know if Homefront is using Steamworks?

or if they would give you a Steam key for Homefront?
Dunno. There is a Steam release of Homefront.

...Crap Homefront is Unreal Engine-what are the odds it is completely broken in Eyefinity....
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post #8 of 28
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Originally Posted by -iceblade^ View Post
anyone know if Homefront is using Steamworks?

or if they would give you a Steam key for Homefront?
Sure it is for Steam, but they won't give you a key for it... they just will add it to your game list man.
post #9 of 28
I believe that key is tied to your email. Unless you intend to hand over the whole account, I don't think it'll do much good. Also got the email and a different key.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by d3viliz3d View Post
Sure it is for Steam, but they won't give you a key for it... they just will add it to your game list man.
what does that mean?

what game list? how does the nVidia store deliver digital games?
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