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2 years ago#1
to trade a game key for a console version of the game? I figured since I already bought the game on PC, it wouldn't matter if I switched it for a console version?
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2 years ago#2
Nope
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2 years ago#3
The only case I can think of is in the reverse: If you bought Portal 2 on PS3 you also got the PC version at the same time... buying it on PC doesn't grant you the PS3 version of the game though, and it's not a trade... it's just a bonus.

Maybe one day in the future they'll try to count consoles in on the "Steamplay" (which basically lets you buy a game once for PC or Mac and you also get a copy for the other platform) but if that ever happens, it'll be when digital distribution is the primary means of buying games.
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2 years ago#4
nope
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2 years ago#5
if you have an unactivated key, you can trade it for the disc version, but if you've used the key you can't.
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2 years ago#6
thatauthor posted...
if you have an unactivated key, you can trade it for the disc version, but if you've used the key you can't.


I didn't activate it. How?
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2 years ago#7
Takuru posted...
thatauthor posted...
if you have an unactivated key, you can trade it for the disc version, but if you've used the key you can't.


I didn't activate it. How?


He means you can trade it to someone in exchange for the disc version, I think. To my knowledge there is no direct process that lets you convert a Steam key into a console game...
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2 years ago#8
From: Fire_Plover | Posted: 8/18/2013 5:58:17 PM | #007
He means you can trade it to someone in exchange for the disc version,

that's exactly what I mean.

To my knowledge there is no direct process that lets you convert a Steam key into a console game...

I don't think there is one either
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2 years ago#9
I don't even
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