PC Version available for $24.99 on Direct2Play.

#1 Edited by kishinfoulux (2475 posts) -
#2 Posted by bibamatt (1089 posts) -

Never used Direct2Play, but with a bit of Googling, it seems to be legit and safe. I've used PayPal, so I can always get the money back if it went tits up.

So yeah, thanks for the link! That worked out at £16, which is bananas considering it's £29.99 on Steam. It's a Steam code, too, so all good.

#3 Posted by VierasTalo (913 posts) -

@bjeemz said:

hi friend these are mine favorite games i want to shear it with you

Oh man, finally someone else who likes playing keep, as much as I do! The memory game, is certainly no joke either.

#4 Posted by Mcfart (1719 posts) -

I want to but

  • We will refund your order and charge you an administrative fee of 25%, also depend of the risk level in your account we may decide if we need to ban yoru account or not.

Please read this page carefully to understand what come's next after we receive your payment.

#5 Posted by Terramagi (1159 posts) -

It's $32 on GMG.

Yeah, it costs more, but you don't run the risk of having armed Russians in your bedroom when you get home from work.

#6 Edited by CycloneDE (46 posts) -

Oh wow I've never been to this site before and everything seems incredibly cheap! But I guess you guys are implying it's not really safe/legit?

#7 Edited by Do_The_Manta_Ray (733 posts) -

@kishinfoulux: That does sound like a fantastic deal; have you actually purchased the game for yourself, mind? I'm somewhat worried as to whether I can trust this somewhat shady-looking site to deliver on their end of the bargain.

Heck, has anyone purchased the game from that site, and can report whether it works?

Quick Edit: @bibamatt: Are you saying you actually got the game running for that price? If so, hot damn; I'm coming, baby.

#8 Posted by fflyash (139 posts) -

@Do_The_Manta_Ray: I bought Sleeping Dogs off Direct2Play a few days ago. It did seem a bit shady, they just sent me a picture of the serial, but it worked fine and they use PayPal so you don't have to worry about them stealing your credit card info.

#9 Posted by CycloneDE (46 posts) -
#10 Posted by fflyash (139 posts) -
@CycloneDE Yeah, I had to verify my account with an sms verification. It did seem a bit weird but I had already placed my order before I realised it.
#11 Edited by CycloneDE (46 posts) -

@Verzzz: Alright, thanks. I'll just go ahead and try to buy Sleeping Dogs myself now. Let's see what happens.

Edit: Alright it's downloading right now. The sms-verification was very easy,quick and painless (even with my german number which I was quite surprised by). The e-mail with the code came immediately after completing the verification. So I guess I'm saying I fully recommend it.

#12 Posted by kishinfoulux (2475 posts) -

Game is working fine for me and had no hassles. Odd with the whole "phone text" verification, but it took a few seconds so not a big deal.

#13 Posted by bibamatt (1089 posts) -

@Do_The_Manta_Ray said:

Quick Edit: @bibamatt: Are you saying you actually got the game running for that price? If so, hot damn; I'm coming, baby.

Yeah, all fine. My copy is downloading from Steam as we speak. After ordering, they emailed me to ask for SMS verification (although the email went into my spam folder, annoyingly). I inputted my mobile number, they texted me a pin code. I entered that on the website (this took about 15 seconds in all, everything was instant) and my Steam key popped up in my profile.

It seems from Googling around that this company (and a few other websites of different names but under the same company) buy Russian copies of the games and sell them digitally for super cheap. Some of their games (Battlefield 3 springs to mind) say "language: Russian but with included language pack" and have instructions of how to patch the languages in. Others, like Dark Souls are labelled as 'region free' and include all European languages in the game. Pretty happy with my order! I'll probably order Battlefield 3 as well, seeing as it's £11 as opposed to £40 directly from Origin.

#14 Posted by DaHuntha (27 posts) -

I ordered from Direct2Play some hours ago. I got thrown in the staff verification process so it took a little longer than usual, but in the end I got a working key.

#15 Posted by Jrinswand (1711 posts) -

Man, that sounds kind of awesome. A little bit shady but legal and safe? Don't mind if I do! I've been wanting to buy BF3 ever since I upgraded my computer but haven't wanted to spend the money (since, you know, I just spent several hundred dollars on a computer). $17.81 may very well be the sweet spot.

#16 Posted by believer258 (12110 posts) -

Sounds awesome, but still a bit shady.

I'll wait until this Christmas, when Steam practically gives it away for a 5-year old's allowance.

#17 Posted by Sackmanjones (4785 posts) -

Hmm. Darksiders 2 is 29.99 on the site and I can get it for 37 on origin. Not sure if my credit card information is worth saving 8 bucks for.

Totally of topic, I know

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#18 Posted by Sackmanjones (4785 posts) -
@Terramagi

It's $32 on GMG.

Yeah, it costs more, but you don't run the risk of having armed Russians in your bedroom when you get home from work.

How is GMG? Never used it but I've seen lots of people posting pretty awesome deals. In always a bit nervous using websites to buy games. Took me years just to get used to steam
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#19 Posted by bibamatt (1089 posts) -

@Sackmanjones said:

Not sure if my credit card information is worth saving 8 bucks for. Totally of topic, I know

When I hit the checkout at Direct2Play, I was only given the option of PayPal, so no credit card info sent. If you don't receive your key, you can charge back the cash with Paypal. For what it's worth, I got my key instantly.

#20 Posted by CaLe (4042 posts) -

@Sackmanjones said:

How is GMG? Never used it but I've seen lots of people posting pretty awesome deals. In always a bit nervous using websites to buy games. Took me years just to get used to steam

Really? You didn't trust a company like Valve?

#21 Posted by Terramagi (1159 posts) -

@CaLe said:

@Sackmanjones said:

How is GMG? Never used it but I've seen lots of people posting pretty awesome deals. In always a bit nervous using websites to buy games. Took me years just to get used to steam

Really? You didn't trust a company like Valve?

It's a matter of "oh god I have to put a credit card and hope that they're legit".

GMG worked pretty well when I bought it yesterday. Just make sure to put in the discount code under "Hot Deals" to shave 20% off the price. It gives you a Steam code in this case, which you plug in like any retail release you'd register on Steam.

#22 Posted by CrazyBagMan (858 posts) -

@Terramagi said:

@CaLe said:

@Sackmanjones said:

How is GMG? Never used it but I've seen lots of people posting pretty awesome deals. In always a bit nervous using websites to buy games. Took me years just to get used to steam

Really? You didn't trust a company like Valve?

It's a matter of "oh god I have to put a credit card and hope that they're legit".

GMG worked pretty well when I bought it yesterday. Just make sure to put in the discount code under "Hot Deals" to shave 20% off the price. It gives you a Steam code in this case, which you plug in like any retail release you'd register on Steam.

Maybe I'm too relaxed with some of my info but I feel like non-legit sites would be extremely obvious.

#23 Edited by MrKlorox (11209 posts) -

 

Seems like a red flag to me. Anybody else's browser showing something like this?
#24 Posted by Jrinswand (1711 posts) -

@MrKlorox: Nope. But then I get that error message when attempting to visit all sorts of legit sites, like my university's e-mail system.

#25 Posted by LordXavierBritish (6320 posts) -

I bought Saints Row the Third from Russians and I highly recommend it.

It's been almost a year and I still haven't had my identity stolen.

#26 Posted by MrKlorox (11209 posts) -
@Jrinswand: Well, it looks like Chrome at least is able to verify the certificate. Must be a Firefox issue. I suppose I'll give it a shot.
#27 Posted by mmzOne (279 posts) -

@Sackmanjones said:

@Terramagi

It's $32 on GMG.

Yeah, it costs more, but you don't run the risk of having armed Russians in your bedroom when you get home from work.

How is GMG? Never used it but I've seen lots of people posting pretty awesome deals. In always a bit nervous using websites to buy games. Took me years just to get used to steam

GMG is legit, or as legit as your average store is. So you don't have to be afraid of Russian ruffians.

#28 Posted by StrikeALight (1114 posts) -

I bought a copy through Paypal. The only thing I found a bit dodgy, is that the key appears in your account instantly (no photo scan of retail boxes), but the game is susccesfully registered with Steam.

#29 Posted by RIDEBIRD (1233 posts) -

GMG is very legit and like 7 more bucks. I highly, highly recommend GMG.

#30 Posted by Smithers (46 posts) -

Thanks for the tip, OP. Did the SMS verification thing, took like an hour to get the code through but its installing fine. g2play.net have a similar deal going right now (and similar shady russian serial stuff), although it may be sold out atm.

#31 Posted by DeathTrap (266 posts) -

This seems pretty good, but a little too shady for me. I think I'll also wait for a Steam sale.

#32 Posted by SortedeVaras (111 posts) -

Just use Steam and pay a bit more, $10 more dollars is worth not having credit card fraud.

#33 Posted by Kidavenger (3610 posts) -

I'd be less worried about them stealing your cc info and more worried about Steam banning your account for shit like this, there is no telling if these guys are running some key generator scam and it's not worth saving a few bucks to find out.

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#34 Posted by DeathTrap (266 posts) -

@SortedeVaras said:

Just use Steam and pay a bit more, $10 more dollars is worth not having credit card fraud.

Isn't it $20 more from Steam?

#35 Posted by SortedeVaras (111 posts) -

@DeathTrap: $15 more currently. But once again still better then having your credit card taken and you know it will be on sale if you wait a month or two.

#36 Posted by bibamatt (1089 posts) -

@SortedeVaras said:

@DeathTrap: But once again still better then having your credit card taken.

You can't use credit card on Direct2Play. You have to use PayPal, which is totally secure and you can reverse the charge if need be. I do think it's good to be cynical when dealing with unknown sites, though. I did plenty of research before I spent any money with Direct2Play and now, three purchases later (with significantly more money left in my account than I would if I'd bought direct from Steam), I feel comfortable using them in the future.

#37 Posted by Jazzycola (663 posts) -

I took the plunge and bought it for 19.99. It seems legit. Moments after I purchased I received the code and no problem activating. May give it another go on Sleeping Dogs, but I'll wait a few days to make sure.

#38 Posted by neojb1989 (29 posts) -

It's down to $19.99 . Insane goddamned deal.

#39 Posted by DeathTrap (266 posts) -

Yeah, definitely a good deal... I'm just not enthusiastic about giving personal information to a shady website.

#40 Posted by neojb1989 (29 posts) -

Use paypal then :)

#41 Posted by phampire (289 posts) -

Its legit I paid with my paypal account and received a key about 5 minutes later. All you have to do is verify your mobile number by entering a pin in their website which they can sms you. It activated without issues on steam and its downloading now!

#42 Posted by Jrinswand (1711 posts) -
#43 Posted by neojb1989 (29 posts) -

Playing dark souls with no problems. I love this.

#44 Posted by rynbeed (143 posts) -

I bit - used paypal and SMS verification.

It's downloading on steam now and seem legit. Will update if anything funky ends up happening.

#45 Posted by DeathTrap (266 posts) -

@neojb1989 said:

Use paypal then :)

I'd be happy to do that...but you need to give them your address for account registration :) I'd like to avoid that.

#46 Posted by MrKlorox (11209 posts) -

Well damn. It's only $20 now. Anybody who pirated it to "test how it would run" would be blowing their cover if they don't even intend to buy-in at this price.

#47 Posted by DeathTrap (266 posts) -

Well, if anyone's going to be buying from there, I'd by happy to trade a $20-25 game from Steam for a copy. I like Dark Souls a lot on PS3, but I'd really rather have it on my preferred platform - PC. On Steam, I'm DeathTrap82 :)

#48 Posted by ToastMan (101 posts) -

So Dark Souls isn't available for me on Steam. GFWL isn't officially available here which makes recent games to not be available through Steam (though older games like Dirt 2 are available and work fine).

What will happen if I'll try to use the code from that site on Steam? Is it even a unique Steam key, or just a GFWL key?

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