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Hey guys,
I've got a question for you. I've got battlefield 2 BC2 on steam. I have noticed BF2 vietnam on sale for $7.50 on D2D. Vietnam requires BF2 Bad Company to run. Can I use BF2 Vietnam expansion (from direct to drive) with my steam version of BF2 BC?

Thanks in advance!

Oh By the way, 25% off on D2D games over $19.95 this weekend with promo code 'BUNNY'. can be used for pre-orders like BF3 and dirt3 (brings dirt3 down to $37.50)
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If D2D provides you with a game key, then I don't see why not; simply activate the key on Steam. If it doesn't, then I personally would doubt it; I don't see Steam being very open to the idea of you buying something they sell from someone else for less money and then using it with their system.

I've also heard that right off the bat it's not possible, but if you put the expansion's installer in the Steam folder for the original in question, they should recognize each other.
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If D2D provides you with a game key, then I don't see why not; simply activate the key on Steam. If it doesn't, then I personally would doubt it; I don't see Steam being very open to the idea of you buying something they sell from someone else for less money and then using it with their system.

I've also heard that right off the bat it's not possible, but if you put the expansion's installer in the Steam folder for the original in question, they should recognize each other.
You should make sure that Bad Company 2 keys can be activated on Steam. At OP, use both keys on EA download manager and you should be good.
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BC2 Vietnam is ONLY a CD-Key. The content was downloaded in a patch for normal BC2. No matter where you buy it you'll get a key to enter when you press the Vietnam button in the main menu. So go for it dude.
    
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