Valve enables region locking in Steam, to stop you buying cheap games from Russia

Jan 17, PC-tan Member.

It's physically impossible to be say in the US then 5 minutes later be in Europe. Gaming Hangouts.

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If you use VPN to bypass release dates or content available to your country, you could be banned. It means you may face local restriction issues while accessing Steam from your workplace or from anywhere. Also Dishonored, but that can wait until I save Earth from the alien menace.

How to use the VPN. So now they are "false" warning the others. You can purchase games from your local region's Steam store then just skip to the second part of this guide on how to unlock it based on the US launch.

Sign up for their free 3-hour trial. Funny man: I think that you could do it. No bother me.

Here's how to prematurely unlock the game if you're in Europe - XCOM: Enemy Unknown - Giant Bomb

Vitor Follow Forum Posts: Jackel Follow Forum Posts: A representative of Steam stated on Reddit that the company had suspended a few accounts who were found to be using a VPN for purchasing games. Comment and Save Until you earn points all your submissions need to be vetted by other Giant Bomb users.

Thus, you can mask your original IP addresses through a VPN service of your choice from the below described list. Use their free VPN service.

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I didn't understand this sentience [I will turn off my VPN to activate games. Or is it hard for people to wait three days while people in the USA are already playing?

We have situations where some regions get games at half the price of others, or where backwards publishers feel Australians or Europeans need to wait an extra few days, even weeks if not months to get access to the same games that people in North America are playing already. However one good side to Origin, is once a game is unlocked at the time of writing they do not have the ability to re-lock.

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Best for Private Browsing CyberGhost. Well, it bothers me that I will start playing something other people already won, even through we paid for it in same day Video games on steam are available at different prices across different regions. Don't have an account? As a game license is tied to an individual user and not sharing amongst all users of your PC, you will not be able to just make a secondary account and then play on your primary unless this doesn't matter to you.