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3 years ago#1
I prefer retail copies opposed to digital downloads, and was wandering, if I buy Max Payne 3 from Walmart, can I still download it from Steam if I enter my code? My disk drive is broken at the moment, and I still prefer to have retail copies over digital.
3 years ago#2
Bump, anyone know?
3 years ago#3
I'm almost positive you can.
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3 years ago#4
Argh....damn broken dvd drive, not really broken my new mobo just doesn't have the proper adapter, anyway anyone know for sure whether I can redeem a store bought copy code on Steam and download the entire game off steam?
3 years ago#5
No, retail Max Payne 3 cannot be activated in Steam.
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3 years ago#6
DokDoom posted...
I'm almost positive you can.


Ignore this guy from now on. His "almost" positive is wrong XD

No retail is not redeemable on Steam.
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3 years ago#7
You can, however, download the retail DVD and use your code with it.
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mmarkster posted...
Even though the game runs in 720p, it produces another 480p stream for the New Controller. That's like 1200p!
3 years ago#8
From: exclusiveburner | #004
Argh....damn broken dvd drive, not really broken my new mobo just doesn't have the proper adapter, anyway anyone know for sure whether I can redeem a store bought copy code on Steam and download the entire game off steam?


What do you mean your new mobo doesn't have the proper adapter? Is your DVD drive IDE? A new drive and a cable to connect it with would be ~20.00.
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3 years ago#9
My mobo doesn't have IDE hook ups only sata, and my dvd drive only has ide, I can get an adapter for $5 shipped I believe but then I have to wait 3-5 days in the mail, which sucks because I'm only off on weekends which is why I want it asap as after work I have very little time to play the game, and the closest PC store Microcenter is about an hour an a half drive.

What do you mean download retail? Like a pirated copy?
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