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Which PC game digital distribution services have you used in the last 12 months?

Which PC game digital distribution services have you used in the last 12 months?


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Ionic

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Apr 26, 2009
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Steam exclusively. I did purchase some digital games during the Ubisoft store blunder too, but that doesn't count too much.
 
Apr 18, 2007
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Steam! I did use D2D a long time ago, but for the few games that I tried with it, I couldn't use mods. So I stopped using D2D.
 

Salacious Crumb

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Jul 3, 2007
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almost exclusively Steam but also D2D now and then when they have crazy sales.

For comparison I have 8 games on D2D and 261 on steam.
 

Dr. Zoidberg

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Nov 6, 2004
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1,300
I buy from Steam and only from Steam even though I KNOW that isn't a good idea long term.

I still buy retail occasionally if the deal is good, such as Target's frequent PC game clearances.
 

Beck

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Sep 9, 2009
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In the last couple of months I've done a few:
Steam I have bought 13 games for myself + one for someone else, Direct2Drive I bought one game (DiRT2), and GFWL I bought one game (Dark Void). Only one retail game! Gotta love the support Valve gives Steam.
 

Red

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Feb 16, 2008
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Steam, gamersgate, and D2D. Haven't ever even heard of gamesplanet or gametap.

Steam gets way more use than anything else though. I don't use it like once or twice a year, which is how I use D2D and GG. Steam is usually a daily thing. At the very least, weekly.

Why isn't GFWL listed? I haven't purchased anything from there, but Tinker is an okay freebie I partook of.
 

Soule

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Mar 11, 2007
3,768
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Australia
Just Steam in the last 12 months, I did purchase a game from Greenhouse or whatever it's called but that was a few years ago, ended up buying the same game on steam later on during a sale anyway lol
 

electristan

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Sep 11, 2008
779
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Norway
Here they are

Steam (steampowered.com)
Good Old Games (gog.com)
Impulse (impulsedriven.com)
GamersGate (gamersgate.com)
EA Download Manager

And to buy Severance: Blade of Darkness i used one that doesnot egsist any more it seems, their support is http://csc.trymedia.com/ and i can still doenload the game.
 

joesmokey

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Mar 30, 2007
4,098
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I almost exclusively use Steam.

However, I have used Direct2Drive once as they had a really cheap sale for Tropico 3 when Steam did not.
 

Dead Man

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Aug 24, 2007
54,266
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Steam when stuff is on sale so my bank account doesn't get raped, and way too much stuff on GOG. My backlog is thiiiiiiiiiiis big.
 

Dick Laurent

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Dec 5, 2004
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Curufinwe

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May 20, 2009
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Steam, GOG, and D2D for me.

Although I only used D2D to get a $15 code for Dawn of War II in April that let me download it thru Steam.
 

Lumine

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Mar 11, 2006
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Netherlands
Just Steam here. Mostly though because I just like to have my collection in a single place/list rather than spread around over several websites. If the other websites allowed me to activate a game I bought from them through Steam I would be using those too.
 

Rctdaemon

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Dec 10, 2008
567
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Steam + GoG for the past year. I've used Direct2Drive and Impulse in the past, but not in the last year.
 
Apr 17, 2008
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New York
Own a lot of games through steam, a few through D2D and GoG. I forgot to vote for "other", as I've also bought things through blizzard, EA store and GFWL marketplace.

also ended up getting Splinter Cell: Conviction for $1 through UbiStore, Bejewled 2 Free from popcap and signed up for free Back to the Future from Telltale.
 

Flambe

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Apr 24, 2006
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Steam for the vast majority.

Impulse for beautiful Stardock stuff

I think I used D2D a couple times when they were having those big deals
 

SolsticeZero

Banned
Dec 31, 2008
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Texas
I've used Steam. Well, I guess I've used Notch, too, to buy Minecraft, but that hardly counts as a DD service since it's really only one guy selling one game.
 

AceBandage

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Mar 22, 2007
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None. Turns out most DD services won't work if your disc drive craps out.
Plan to get some stuff soon when my new PC comes Monday.
 

Noogy

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Jan 5, 2009
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noogy.com
I'm locked in with Steam. I've seen great deals on the other services, but have passed because the days of buying non-steam PC games are far behind me. Although I'm severely bummed that Blizzard has their own service.

I made an exception for Blood through GOG, because, well, it's the best FPS ever made.
 
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