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Civ5 available for preload on Steam - NOW (September, 13th)

Discussion in 'Civ5 - Technical Support' started by mjs0, Sep 13, 2010.

  1. Gillagad

    Gillagad Chieftain

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    I have a bad feeling D2D won't release our keys to us until the 21st :(
     
  2. Shurdus

    Shurdus Am I Napoleon?

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    Same here, who would have thought the site would be flooded and that it would not be able to handle so many connections? :mischief:
     
  3. Shurdus

    Shurdus Am I Napoleon?

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    You cannot play before that either so what is the big deal?
     
  4. Gillagad

    Gillagad Chieftain

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    Mostly so I can play the second it's unlocked :lol:
     
  5. Col Kurtz

    Col Kurtz Warlord

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    For those of you who pre-ordered directly from Steam and are pre-loading, can you view any of the other achievements, or just those 8. If so, please post.
     
  6. lietkynes

    lietkynes Hello sword !

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  7. bernlin2000

    bernlin2000 Prince

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    Has anyone with a D2D order found out if/when we get the keys? Waiting to download until release will suck, cause my connection is awful, I'll be waiting all day! :mad:
     
  8. Soduka

    Soduka Warlord

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    I sent an email to D2D's support. We ARE getting Steam keys because that's the only way this will work, Civ 5 HAS to go through Steam. The only question is when.
     
  9. Schuesseled

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    It might be improtatn to point out, for anyone that doesn't know, you won't be able to play the game until release.
     
  10. LegionSteve

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    Yes, which unfortunately for me is Friday the 24th, and I have to go away that weekend. Right now I am thinking pre-order on steam and pre-load. Then on the 24th play civ5 until my eyes bleed. Then sleep until I am rested enough to drive safely, then go.
     
  11. gstommylee

    gstommylee Warlord

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    It is interesting that d2d would make us wait till 21st or the 24th to release the keys since we would have to wait anyways to play the game.
     
  12. migkillertwo

    migkillertwo Prince

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    Thanks for the thread. I am pre-loading the game now to my desktop and will load it to my laptop soon after. Here's hoping that my laptop can handle Civ V. maybe my breaks at college won't be so damn-boring.
     
  13. Rebel44

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    Steam use very good encryption, so unless you have access to NSA supercomputers you wont be able to decrypt those files before Civ5 is released :p.
     
  14. migkillertwo

    migkillertwo Prince

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    then there's the problem that you need to log into steam before you can play the game, and Steam will probably revoke your account if you play the game before its actually released (even though you rightfully paid for it)
     
  15. PieceOfMind

    PieceOfMind Drill IV Defender Retired Moderator

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    Um, Firaxis/2K might need to be careful. It says on the ad when I load up Steam that the game will be playable on the 21st. But I assume international release date is still 24th?

    Thanks for the information by the way, mjs0.
     
  16. gstommylee

    gstommylee Warlord

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    Yes international release is still the 24th.
     
  17. SeismoGraf

    SeismoGraf Warlord

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    Should be "Vive La Révolution". Above would literally translate to "living the revolution", which sounds more like a 70s slogan :D
     
  18. SeismoGraf

    SeismoGraf Warlord

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    Damn, I knew that I should have accepted their job offer :hammer2:
     
  19. ZimbuTheMonkey

    ZimbuTheMonkey King

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    I think it's supposed to say that.

    Get it? You are yourself are living the revolution by winning as the French?
     
  20. ahmedhadzi

    ahmedhadzi Relocation Consultant

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    I'm done on preload :D
     

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