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So I bought the game off steam, I entered my serial number and single player worked. Then I went to play multiplayer and I get an error saying "serial number is already in use". Steam provided me with 2 different serial numbers, one was 12 digits and the other was 16. The game has only asked for the 16 digit one so far, so I don't know what the other is for. Unfortunately neither of them work. I just don't get it, single player works fine but multiplayer won't work. Help anyone?
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So I bought the game off steam, I entered my serial number and single player worked. Then I went to play multiplayer and I get an error saying "serial number is already in use". Steam provided me with 2 different serial numbers, one was 12 digits and the other was 16. The game has only asked for the 16 digit one so far, so I don't know what the other is for. Unfortunately neither of them work. I just don't get it, single player works fine but multiplayer won't work. Help anyone?

omg.. more crysis problems. Hey am stuck at the avg has found a virus when i attempt to run the game. Cant get past that. Got up earlier today to go & pick up crysis 2 & aint been able to play all day..

Tisk tisk tisk.. they want us to go buy it on console.. Cant u see
    
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Its a false positive I had to uninstall AVG to play.

I have the same serial # problem. I purchase on steam.

The other one you enter on mycrysis.com to get your LE stuff.
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Its a false positive I had to uninstall AVG to play.

I have the same serial # problem. I purchase on steam.

The other one you enter on mycrysis.com to get your LE stuff.

Where on mycrysis.com do you put it in? I can't find it frown.gif
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I was having the problem with the serial number in use as well. I just got done playing the SP for a little bit and thought I'd try MP again to see if it would work. It worked this time!
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Nevermind guys! I figured it out apparently you have to enter the 16 digit # in game and then goto mycrysis.com/limitededition and enter the 12 digit LE key. I got it working now!
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seems like widespread issue. some people have success clearing their cookies and typing the key is lower case without the dashes
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Try running the Crysis2Launcher.exe as administrator. This has fixed the problem for some people.
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Still seems like some of the servers are having issues. Some of them fail to start the games. But overall, very cool game. I just wish the team multiplayer was more "team" oriented. It just seems more like chaos.
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Yea but what about you people who have issues saying "Serial Code is in use." What is up with that then? Any idea how to fix this crap? My content dlc pre order works cuz i registered it at mycrysis.com/limited edition to put in your pre-order code and of course ingame you have to put in your SERIAL nbr on the manual.

Yet.. I get this.. when trying to join a server. "Serial code is used." WHAT THE HELL? Man i wanna play MP!
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