Digital Distribution is the delivery of media (in this case games) without the use of physical media such as CDs or DVDs usually over the Internet.

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Origin games on Amazon PC Download service

If I buy an Origin activated game on Amazon's PC Download (i.e. not key from „PC Instant Access”), what would I actually get? According to generic Amazon's page describing „Games Library”, I would ...
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Can Xbox One codes for Fifa 14 (Day One edition) be redeemed worldwide?

Mirosoft announced a while ago that games on the Xbox One would not be region locked. However, some DLC might be. As the system is not quite clear on what is possible and what not, I am doubting ...
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How come some games are much cheaper to buy digitally via third party sellers? [closed]

I am not sure if this question would be off-topic here but here it goes, I realised that some big-name games (e.g. Fifa 2013, Football Manager 2013, HotS) are cheaper to buy digitally via third-party ...
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Why are some games unavailable in some regions? [closed]

Sometimes I want to buy some games on Steam, but certain games are not available in my country. Is there any particular reasoning for certain games being unavailable? I get that's not Steam's fault, ...
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What important differences are there between the various online game distributors?

Last weekend, I decided I was going to buy a couple of games, which I haven't done in a while. I seem to remember a time when your choices consisted of either Steam, or... Steam. Now there seems to ...
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Can I install Magicka on 2 computers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to play two different Steam games on the same account at the same time? I recently heard about Magicka and I really want to play it. I told my friend ...
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How to obtain legit Gold Box games? [closed]

Are any of the original Gold Box engine based games (i.e. Pool of Radiance, Champions of Krynn, etc.) available via digital distribution? GoodOldGames and Steam don't seem to have them in their ...
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Does the PSP Store use a DRM system?

I bought a few games from the PSP store but I'd like to know if they are bound to my account or to my device. In other words: if my PSP is gone for good, will I be able to download my games again on ...
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Starcraft 2 — legitimately download?

I bought a copy of Starcraft 2 from Amazon, and while I'm waiting for it to arrive, I'm curious: Is there a way for me to legitimately obtain a digital copy of it immediately?
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Common Gamer ID systems? [closed]

Which popular game distribution platforms (e.g. Steam, Windows Live etc) handle user authentication and other related matters instead of the game developer, and which do not? What is the current ...