You can discuss alternative shops here.
We will mention if any of the listed shops contain DRM (Digital Restriction Management) games, regional locked games or regional shops. SSL security is also another important feature to protect customer’s personal information so that will be mentioned as well.
If any information on this page is incorrect please let us know as soon as possible.
NEW SHOPS – untested!
- 1. Direct Game Keys [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][untested!]
2. CD Key Heaved [untested!]
- 1. Good Old Games
2. Direct2Drive [contains DRM and regional locked games]
3. Impulse [contains DRM and regional locked games]
4. Gamestop [US only and contains DRM games]
5. Gamesplanet [contains DRM games]
6. GameTap [US only]
7. Metaboli (UK, DE, FR, IT) [contains DRM games]
8. GamersGate [no SSL and regional locked games]
9. GAME.co.uk [contains DRM games]
11. cdkeyshop [no SSL and DRM games]
- 1. Steam [DRM and regional locked games, regional shops that differ up to 40% from each other in many cases]
2. EA Store [DRM and regional locked games, regional shops that differ greatly from each other in many cases]
3. Amazon [DRM games and regional shops that differ greatly from each other in many cases]
4. G2Play.net [Although it used to work great, people these days claim their keys don’t work in several cases, some keys are the cut versions of games on Steam and some sources even claim that their keys are stolen – site removed from the approved list.]
5. CDkey-Game.com [no SSL] – do not buy from them, read this
10/07/09 – Removed G2Play.net from the approved shops list, and CDkey-Game.com as well.
12/06/09 – Added New Shops (untested!) category.
05/29/09 – Added OnlineKeyStore, cdkeyshop and CDkey-Game.com has been added again as well, added an additional comment about user experiences
05/28/09 – Amazon has been put on disapproved list, GAME.co.uk has been added to the approved list
05/01/09 – GamersGate contains regional locked games.
04/19/09 – Added an additional comments part at the bottom of the page
04/09/09 – Removed CDkey-Game.com after receiving feedback about it (of it possibly being fraudulent)
04/07/09 – Added CDkey-Game.com to the list (has no SSL)
03/25/09 – Impulse contains regional locked games
03/23/09 – Added DE/FR/IT store links of Metaboli and that the store contains DRM games
06/16/09 – The list is no longer maintained by the original author. Please forward all messages to other maintainers/administrators when you deem it necessary.
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Please remember to report your shopping experience with any of the shops above, whether good or bad. This gives us a better insight if the shops are reliable enough or not.[/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]