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Why is Microsoft selling physical media games for Series S?

Why Microsoft is selling physical media games for Series S They're not. If you look more closely at the box art, you'll notice that these games are for Series X. There is no mention of "Series S&...
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Does the Nintendo Switch Online Family Group allow sharing of eShop games between accounts on different devices?

Edit: A Family Group is not required for this; you only need to add your account to the other switch. From Nintendo's website: Non-Primary Console: A Nintendo Account can be linked to ...
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Battle.net / Steam: Physical copy allowing use of digital download?

When you buy a "physical" copy of a Blizzard game, you will still register it with your Battle.net account with a CD key and this will allow you to download the game via the Battle.net. In the ...
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What is a PS4 bundle from 3rd party?

So, my question is. IS IT POSSIBLE? Yes, it is. Since you'll be getting an ID and a password, you'd be buying a PSN account (also known as PSN ID). The guy most likely bought those games for his ...
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What important differences are there between the various online game distributors?

Two words: Humble Bundle Humble Bundle (previously Humble Indie Bundles, site: https://www.humblebundle.com, Wikipedia article: Humble Bundle) is an online digital storefront for games. It offers ...
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Is Steam obligated to provide downloads of games for life (of the Steam account holder)?

No. From the subscriber agreement: Steam and your Subscription(s) require the download and installation of Content and Services onto your computer. Valve hereby grants, and you accept, a non-...
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Can a Nintendo Account's games be shared across multiple Switches in a household?

Suppose that you buy a game digitally such as Overcooked, for example. In your primary console, as long as you have downloaded the game, anyone that is logged in can play Overcooked. In your non-...
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Is Steam obligated to provide downloads of games for life (of the Steam account holder)?

No, Steam is not obligated to provide game downloads forever. In fact, there are a few known cases of Steam games being removed from users' libraries or features being removed in an update. Removed ...
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Is Delete & Redownload The Only Way to Convert PS4 Games to Digital?

You have to delete and redownload First off, realize that the icon on the home page is just a shortcut, and it points to the start file on your game disk. There is nothing you can do to tell the PS4 ...
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Does the Nintendo Switch Online Family Group allow sharing of eShop games between accounts on different devices?

The same game. The game will only pause for your friend if you begin to play the same game. This is not true. You cannot play games at the "same time" Basically the secondary console will have to go ...
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Difference in purchasing physical or digital download game for Xbox One

Trying to write this in an even, non-opinion based way: DRM With a physical purchase the discs provide the core DRM mechanism - you can't play the game without having the disc in the console - this ...
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Can I see which Games With Gold games for Xbox One I've acquired, without an Xbox One?

From that download link you have in your question, on the top right of the page you will see "My Xbox." Click it, and select "My Games." This will show you all the games you own for both Xbox One, ...
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Genesis and Mega Drive Classics Collection: PAL or NTSC versions? Are games in these two packs the same?

Both the Genesis and Mega Drive collections are NTSC versions, widely regarded to be the better ones due to the fact that PAL versions usually ran slower. However, there are a few odd things that ...
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Battle.net / Steam: Physical copy allowing use of digital download?

It is becoming increasingly frequent for publishers to release new games without a "true" standalone retail release; in other words, the disc you're buying is little more than a Battle.net/Steam key, ...
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