Valve "Deactivating" Customers Who Bought Orange Box Internationally

The Consumerist writes:

According to reader Todd, there are quite a few customers are finding their "Orange Box" games have been deactivated by Valve because they bought them from a seller that wasn't authorized to do business with US customers.

The seller made the mistake, but the gamers are paying the price.

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WilliamRLBaker4105d ago

they could easily do something for the customers.

rbanke4105d ago (Edited 4105d ago )

the joy's of electronic distribution and rediculous piracy measures

I'll take the days of a disc and serial number, thank you.

pwnsause4105d ago (Edited 4105d ago )

so who still wants digital distriburion? I guess no one wants to, seriously this is a reason why I dont really like Digital Distribution such as movies, games, music, it all has to do with all this DRM bulls$$t. its a cool feature, but the way that its controlled makes me want to pull away from it.

gamesR4fun4105d ago

seeing how they treat their customers after the retailer screwed up BS

BloodySinner4105d ago

... or how about you just run down to the store and buy the game in its physical form?

crck4105d ago

If true that is really bad.

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