New Steam gift restrictions are ridiculous!

Steam applied more restrictions to gifts activation and trading. New rules limit the number of countries gifts could be activated in. Gamers located in some parts of Europe and South America (and regions visible below on the screenshot) are discovering that once a gift has been bought from certain countries, it can only be redeemed in the same countries. If you add those games to your library, it would only be playable within the same…

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Steam: Restrictions in Japan…soon rest of the world?

Some unfortunate users of Steam living in Japan have been the first to be introduced to a very nasty new feature of Steam. Basically, games that are not released in your region apparently will no longer EVER be playable over Steam in affected regions. Thus if for example, you purchase DA:O from the US then move to Japan, you will no longer be able to play your purchased game. If…

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