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We have confirmed with Valve that pre-orders will transfer properly to Steam! As you know, we have been funded largely by preorders although many of you have been patiently waiting to hear if pre-orders would let you download and play the game on Steam later. The answer is YES!

Posted by TychoCelchuuu on Mar 2nd, 2010

Pre-ordering now gives immediate access to NS2 mapping tools and artwork as well as early access to the alpha or beta when ready. We are now testing our engine with a small number of players and will expand that to everyone that has pre-ordered the Special Edition shortly.

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phipe Mar 3 2010, 7:30am says:

This announcement made me happier than Mr. Bison. Honestly.


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cortez666 Mar 3 2010, 7:31am says:

nice one

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klemen1702 Mar 3 2010, 7:35am says:

omg beta hurry pls i need this!!! so bad!!!

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SinKing Mar 3 2010, 7:41am says:

cool! glad you sorted that out. Seems that Valve understands the potential of this unique and fun game.

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gizzle Mar 3 2010, 7:48am says:

Will the beta also be available over steam or ist is just for final ??

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GunShip05 Mar 3 2010, 7:52am says:


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Undying_Zombie Mar 3 2010, 8:38am says:

Really nice... even though I would not mind pre-ordering this. I think I will wait for it to show up on steam first. I just really don't like using paypal or any service like it.

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Mars_3K Mar 3 2010, 10:09am replied:

I must be one of those fortunate individuals who have never had any difficulties with it whatsoever.

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Soulseker Mar 3 2010, 10:59am replied:

You know even over steam you have to use a server like paypal ? lol

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Commander1985 Mar 4 2010, 1:03pm replied:

Credit Card owners can pay with that too, if they have em. Well i still prefer PP.

BTW. Nice to see that NS2 will be available in the near Future. I played the first Part of it and it was Great! I wish you good luck guys with your new one, hope its as good as the first one. I think it will be ;)

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Luke_Allstar Mar 3 2010, 10:06am says:

Will download it when it's available on steam

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Noremakk Mar 3 2010, 10:20am says:

Awesome! It's great to see another independent game showing up on Steam; it truly is the best place for them.

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Worldwideweb Mar 3 2010, 11:42am replied:

and this is one of the best indie's i've ever seen.....i mean an indie game with this graphics O.o


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deceiver Mar 3 2010, 11:32am says:

Great news!

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barronofhellion Mar 3 2010, 11:48am says:

this is great news i actually was holding off for them to get it up on steam , then gave in to the pressure and got it anyways.... then hear this and am happy :)

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Radu_IceMan Mar 3 2010, 11:58am says:

YES! This made my day :D

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Axozombie Mar 3 2010, 12:17pm says:

awesome :o

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Xendrid Mar 3 2010, 1:03pm says:

Good news. I'll be pre-ordering when I get my next paycheck.

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slayersarge Mar 3 2010, 1:33pm says:

Awesome, though I am guessing you just use your pre-order code to unlock the beta or alpha on steam and the game itself. Or will we have to confirm our steam names and such?

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Anddos Mar 3 2010, 1:34pm buried:


Lets all preorder something thats not complete

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Radu_IceMan Mar 3 2010, 1:48pm replied:

It's called supporting.

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mothmann Mar 3 2010, 8:45pm replied:

3 words... Duke Nukem Forever... but I'm sure thats not the case here.

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TheVidmaster Mar 3 2010, 2:01pm says:

HOW exactly will it work?

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MattB1023 Mar 3 2010, 3:37pm replied:

That's what I want to know!

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Xular Mar 3 2010, 6:49pm replied:

well theres only one way: register your cd key on steam, eh?

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reconswe Mar 3 2010, 2:23pm says:


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Craka_J Mar 3 2010, 2:43pm says:

Grats with the confirmation. I expected this, but am glad it's for sure now going to be available via Steam!

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Colossal Mar 3 2010, 3:24pm says:

But can we actually pre-order on Steam?

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gizzle Mar 3 2010, 4:14pm says:

Another question i got is will one still be able to preorder when beta launches ?

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jmz Mar 3 2010, 4:27pm says:

great to here guys

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dave_5430 Mar 3 2010, 4:44pm says:

... I hope it ain't as bloody overpowered as the first one... I still hate NS 'cause of random bugs that weren't removed till the last versions... never got back into it.

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Tron619 Mar 3 2010, 4:52pm says:

No...I couldnt stop it

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omegapaine Mar 3 2010, 5:59pm says:

So alpha's coming out? Kick-***!

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sauerfreak Mar 3 2010, 6:54pm says:

This just made my day. :DDDDD

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MrCowThing Mar 3 2010, 7:29pm says:

This game will be on Steam? Pre-ordering now.

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kleptox213 Mar 3 2010, 9:14pm says:

do you think you guys can release a short demo, I just want to see if I can run NS2 well on my laptop

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lethal_vortex Mar 4 2010, 8:14am says:

nice :)

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hushpuppy Mar 4 2010, 8:54am says:

Congrats :D

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Ethako Mar 4 2010, 11:01am says:

Yay! =D

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Rukus_ Mar 6 2010, 12:06pm says:


Was expecting a release date with this though :/

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