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Author Topic: Steam Introduces Refunds.  (Read 3439 times)

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Steam Introduces Refunds.
« on: June 03, 2015, 03:42:20 PM »
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Despite all of its competition, Valve's Steam service remains the most popular digital PC game store around. While Steam does do a lot of things right, it can sometimes stumble in the worst of ways. Look no further than April's Skyrim mod debacle as a good example. Well, just as Valve fixed up that issue, it's gone ahead and fixed another: it's making refunds dead simple. While refunds have been possible in the past, it's required gamers to jump through hoops to get them. Now, Valve has set certain criteria for granting a refund, no questions asked: if you've bought the game within the past two weeks and played it for two hours or less, your refund is guaranteed.
The changes are being welcomed by most, but not all: some developers of smaller games that take less time to play through are worried that this will lead to abuse, and the system may enable more risk-free review-bombing as well.

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Re: Steam Introduces Refunds.
« Reply #1 on: June 03, 2015, 07:34:08 PM »
The change is fantastic news.. There have been occasions where i bought a game that wouldn't install and this would make getting refunds on such things painless.  :up:

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Re: Steam Introduces Refunds.
« Reply #2 on: June 04, 2015, 02:09:26 AM »
Yeah, I see this as a positive move for Steam. I've never known a company worse at customer service/support than Steam. Well, except for Google.


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Re: Steam Introduces Refunds.
« Reply #3 on: June 04, 2015, 02:18:17 AM »
Yeah, I see this as a positive move for Steam. I've never known a company worse at customer service/support than Steam. Well, except for Google.

Comcast. You can never get worse than Comcast.

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Re: Steam Introduces Refunds.
« Reply #4 on: June 04, 2015, 03:18:23 AM »
Yeah, I see this as a positive move for Steam. I've never known a company worse at customer service/support than Steam. Well, except for Google.

Ever tried finding a contact for Facebook...and getting them to answer?  That is a feat still undefeated.

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Re: Steam Introduces Refunds.
« Reply #5 on: June 04, 2015, 10:22:44 AM »
Yeah, I see this as a positive move for Steam. I've never known a company worse at customer service/support than Steam. Well, except for Google.

Ever tried finding a contact for Facebook...and getting them to answer?  That is a feat still undefeated.

That's just apathy and non-responsiveness.  Comcast is active maliciousness.