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3 years ago#1
i apologise if this is a dumb or newbie question but i am pretty new to using steam.

i just wondered if i buy a game, and install it, then a friend visits who also owns said game and logs into there steam account, will they be able to still play it.(without having to re download it)
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3 years ago#2
Yes they can.
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3 years ago#3
Good question
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3 years ago#4
Correct me if I'm wrong but I think he will have to re-download if it is a Valve game, since those games are stored under your account-specific folder instead of the common folder.
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3 years ago#5
Ch3wy posted...
Correct me if I'm wrong but I think he will have to re-download if it is a Valve game, since those games are stored under your account-specific folder instead of the common folder.


Valve games now use Steampipe. They are no longer account-specific.
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3 years ago#6
Ah thankyou.
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