True, but its no different then me giving him my retail copy. You're still playing on the same server so you couldn't play with the same keys. At this time, you can use not only their talent for administration and commerce, but also special abilities. They want us to like them, keep the brand in memory, whatever. You could potentially sell those. Apart from the story elements, the campaign serves as a tutorial to prepare the player for the more rigorous scenarios and continuous game modes. If they didn't want you to play it on Steam then they wouldn't give you that option.Next
About DoW, that case is an exaption on the others since the Gamespy servers were closing. Could you give me a link to where they say that it doesn't cost anything for the publisher to provide their game on Steam? First thing first: Anno 1404 was released in 2009, steam in 2003. Why would a steam key be any different then a retail key? Yet, Sega lets you convert your retail keys. Died away Crusades, the feudal sovereigns have obeyed, and the merchants and travelers, turned the attention to the distant seas and unknown lands. I can understand that steam wants it's share for selling on steam but I would have hoped that they could have made a deal so that it was possible.Next
They dont care about keys being used twice - keys are a thing of the past and only revelant if playing online. And you expect hundreds of new jobs in a massive single-player campaign and unique multiplayer game. Additional costs are not the problem. After all, steam is happy if everyone plays on steam and sticks to it. Also steamworks does not seem to cost anything.Next
The New Adventures, jobs, land and subjects. The game also offers multiplayer support, allowing you to share this experience with your friends. Originally posted by : Actually, you're right about this, but there's something I need to say about this too I'll explain later in this message. Computer opponents, if they become allies through diplomacy, will also offer quests to the player. The reason they did this is because they simply had no other choise. You didn't give Steam any money Steam gets a percentage on every buy on Steam , so there's no reason at all why Steam should give you that game.
Other than this, I don't know of any other game that let's you use it's retail version key on Steam. Because Dawn of war, also a very old game that probably doesnt even sell too much. Will you be able to build settlements and ports equip fleet of merchant ships and lead him to the heights of power? Actually, you're right about this, but there's something I need to say about this too I'll explain later in this message. Its not like a retail player cant play with a steam player or so i hope so one key shouldnt work for two people. You bought the game in a retail store, giving the retail store owner money. Raise monumental metropolis and develop an idealized historical empire in the Orient and the Venice of the Renaissance. Because if I'm wrong, that would be really usefull to know.
Like i said,it is still Ubisofts decision and has nothing to do with Steam at all Originally posted by :True, but its no different then me giving him my retail copy. That means, for example, that you are permitted to take part in Online-Multiplayer games with only one serial number at a time. Legendary Venice comes to life right before your eyes! You have to send them an image of your retail game and they will provide you keys. Solution: Restrict retail keys from playing with steam keys. It was either that or close the online part of the game.Next
The retail keys dont work because they dont have the exact form required. So: No - DoW is no exception, gamespy is no problem. Its just too much effort for Ubisoft. Or like the guy above said: Play on the same servers, restrict two games at once. You had to fill in a ticket together with the required verification that you own the boxed copy so they would give you a Steam key so not the same as a retail key , as it says in the link.
The only way that this could ever be possible is for you to be able to prove that you bought the retail version, wich obviously would just be too much work for Steam since they would have to personally check that for every single person that wants the same like you. When they say its over, its over. Steam was there and established as well. So old, that these guys have no good reason to convert their keys. Originally posted by : The fact that you say that nothing I say makes sence, is a bit exaggerated I think. Sorry if I sound too aggresive, dont take it personally.
If you want to search for game by files. Many new buildings were added:. For the first time have the critically acclaimed and best selling strategy game Anno 1404 and its tremendous add-on Anno 1404 Venice in only one pack. Trying to correct these game files will result in the achievement not being awarded as the game recognises this as modification. In the north of Italy is gaining momentum Venice, the city of romance, trade and insidious intrigues. Ubisoft didn't have to do this because they were not dependent on Steam only. Maby some day, but not anytime soon.Next
Let's say the retail version key works with Steam. The fact that Ubisoft doesn't want you to play it on Steam doesn't make sence either since you can buy the game on Steam. Also: There is no good reason why retail keys dont work for steam. Hey im sure you are really trying to help, but you dont seem to have any understanding of this topic. I know what you mean, really I do, but this simply can't be possible.Next