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Buy from which seller

Discussion in 'Pillars of Eternity' started by Vhailor, Apr 15, 2015.

  1. Vhailor

    Vhailor Justice is not blind, for I am her eyes Veteran

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    The Paradox has a steam key as do others but GOG has a DRM free version. Which is better?
     
  2. Blackthorne TA

    Blackthorne TA Master in his Own Mind Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    That depends on you. If you already use Steam, then I see no reason not to continue using it. If you have something against Steam, then go for GOG.
     
  3. Marceror

    Marceror Chaos Shall Be Sown In Their Footsteps Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    If you're concerned about getting patches timely, Steam is generally several days ahead of GoG for that purpose.
     
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    The delay between the Steam patch and the GOG patch was a bit annoying but, it's a small price to pay to not use Steam.
     
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  5. Marceror

    Marceror Chaos Shall Be Sown In Their Footsteps Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    To some, yes. Others see it differently. This is why I simply state that there is a delay. The OP can decide how important that difference is himself.
     
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    They wanted opinions :p. Objectively speaking, the physical copies that get sent out will be the best if there aren't any problems with patches.
     
  7. Marceror

    Marceror Chaos Shall Be Sown In Their Footsteps Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    I also saw a comment that Obsidian is working on making a direct download option from them available, so that should allow GoG users to get patches sooner.

    This is be needed for backers who got the physical non-DRM version.
     
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