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is it possible to purchase just the CD key from steam? i have the original DVD and the old cd key.
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post #2 of 19
Purchases from Steam are simply added to your account. No media is sent. The games you buy are downloaded through the internet.
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post #3 of 19
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thing is it was from my cousin. and he sold his steam account to his friend.
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post #4 of 19
Then you would just purchase the game again. If you mean can you get a discount for having the disc, you can't. The old CD key will not help you as it is tied to the other account. Having any of the old materials will not help. If you no longer have the steam account you must repurchase the game.
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post #5 of 19
You can gift games via steam, but as for just taking the cd key and giving it to him you really can't because it ties it to your Steam account right away.

You would be better off with a site like Direct2Drive for just a CD key.

I also believe they are having a 20% off sale today anyway just grab promo code off the side of their site.
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what is actualy the problem here ? im finding it hard to figure it out
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what is actualy the problem here ? im finding it hard to figure it out
is it possible to purchase just the CD key from steam?
lol
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post #8 of 19
If you just want a cd key I recommend purchasing from http://www.direct2drive.com/
    
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post #9 of 19
Quote:
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is it possible to purchase just the CD key from steam?
lol
That's basically what you purchase from Steam anyway.
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post #10 of 19
just buy it from steam and it will always be on your steam account no matter how many computers you want to play on.. unless you find a cd key alone cheaper
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