How is Direct2Drive?

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#1 Posted by NekuSakuraba (7812 posts) -

I want to buy Singularity but it is not available on Steam, how is Direct2Drive? does it have it's own client and is easy to use like Steam?  
 
Thanks.

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#2 Posted by JJOR64 (19686 posts) -

It's on Steam, well, here in America anyways.
 
LINK

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#3 Posted by NekuSakuraba (7812 posts) -
@JJOR64 said:
" It's on Steam, well, here in America anyways.
 
LINK "
Not in Australia! D:
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#4 Posted by JJOR64 (19686 posts) -
@NekuSakuraba said:
" @JJOR64 said:
" It's on Steam, well, here in America anyways.
 
LINK "
Not in Australia! D: "
LAME!!  AUSTRALIA IS GAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 

That's a bummer dude.   :(                        I have no experience with it, but I've heard it's OK.
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#5 Posted by AjayRaz (12813 posts) -

i've only heard good things about Direct2Drive though i've never used it myself.  
i don't think it has it's own client. last time i checked, you just buy the game and that's it. 

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#6 Posted by hedfone (1747 posts) -

yo you can like buy games on d2d

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#7 Posted by GrandpaJelly (191 posts) -

It's okay. You don't have to download a client/whatever, so that's good.

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#8 Posted by ArcLyte (926 posts) -

it's fine. works as advertised.

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#9 Posted by NekuSakuraba (7812 posts) -
@ArcLyte said:
" it's fine. works as advertised. "
How many times can you download the game? unlimited like steam?
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#10 Posted by NekuSakuraba (7812 posts) -
@JJOR64 said:
" @NekuSakuraba said:
" @JJOR64 said:
" It's on Steam, well, here in America anyways.
 
LINK "
Not in Australia! D: "
LAME!!  AUSTRALIA IS GAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 
That's a bummer dude.   :(                        I have no experience with it, but I've heard it's OK. "
Australia is indeed, gay. Well, when it comes to games anyway. xD
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#11 Posted by ArcLyte (926 posts) -
@NekuSakuraba said:
" @ArcLyte said:
" it's fine. works as advertised. "
How many times can you download the game? unlimited like steam? "
yep, you can download game clients as many times as you'd like, just remeber to write the cd keys down somewhere safe (although i'm almost positive you can also retrieve those through your account as well.)
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#12 Posted by NekuSakuraba (7812 posts) -

Can I change my download region? it is going super slow.

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#13 Posted by NekuSakuraba (7812 posts) -
@NekuSakuraba said:
" Can I change my download region? it is going super slow. "
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#14 Posted by newhaap (484 posts) -
" @ArcLyte said:
" it's fine. works as advertised. "
How many times can you download the game? unlimited like steam? "

Actually, from personal experience, you can only unlock your game using their activation code for a certain number of times. However, I contacted their customer service once saying I can no longer unlock a game I bought, and they just gave me a new activation code.
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#15 Posted by Tennmuerti (9136 posts) -

The good thing about D2D is that you can trick it into thinking that you are an American buying it in USA and so use their US $ prices instead of inflated euro or AU$ prices you would otherwise have to pay on Steam for example. I still prefer Steam tho overall.
Not saying I ever done that kind of stuff tho ....
 
@NekuSakuraba said:

" Can I change my download region? it is going super slow. "
If memory serves me right you can't. That's the disadvantage of D2D. It's tied to your purchase region.

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