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Download or Physical CD?

Poll Results: Physical or Digital?

Poll expired: May 27, 2011  
  • 54% (45)
    I prefer to download the game after buying it from steam or other online retailers.
  • 42% (35)
    I prefer to have the actual game disk with me.
  • 2% (2)
    I prefer to download the game only because I am pirating the game.
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post #1 of 40
Thread Starter 
I'm just curious what percentege of people here prefer digital downloads for their games or physical CD's.

I prefer Cd's personally because I got banned from steam once for hacking and I have yet to care enough to plead my case.
    
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post #2 of 40
digital download pretty simple when you dont hack on a online video game lol
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post #3 of 40
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it was on left 4 dead and some friends and I agreed, and I stress "agreed" to do the noclip hack just for kicks. And nobody bothered us about it for months. then some guy came in for 5 seconds before we could explain it to him, and then I suspect he reported us and got us banned.

Hell, its not even a hack. How can it be a hack if the developers put it in the game in the first place?!?
    
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post #4 of 40
Prefer the CD's unless the download is a lot cheaper.
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post #5 of 40
i feel like my 60$ is much more worth it with the CD. lol.
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post #6 of 40
physical
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post #7 of 40
Either/Or. I really don't care as long as I have the game.

But for me, a Digital Download is easier. (Steam <3)
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post #8 of 40
Buy the disk, then use the key on steam.
Just in case I format, I can reinstall via disk so I don't have to download all over again on my 2MB/s connection :|
post #9 of 40
CD because i reformat alot. lol
    
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post #10 of 40
Well, my steam account got stolen, thank god, I bought MW2 as a hard copy, because that's the only way to prove the account is yours (linking the CD-Key back to do the account). Took a Screenie and sent it. Got it back in 2-3 days
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