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28. Re: Arma 3 Alpha Next Week Feb 27, 2013, 12:29 Jerykk
Bhruic wrote on Feb 27, 2013, 11:52:
SpectralMeat wrote on Feb 27, 2013, 09:13:
Jerykk wrote on Feb 27, 2013, 04:39:
I'm pretty sure ArmA3 isn't going to be a Steam exclusive. It will use Steamworks but still be available for purchase from other digital distributors, just like every other Steamworks game.
So like Jerykk said you will be able to buy the game other places not just Steam but the game uses Steamworks so you will need Steam to run it.

No, he's incorrect. Yes, they will have physical boxes, but the link I posted states quite clearly that Steam will be the only digital distribution system they will be using.

Your link doesn't say that, though. It just says that the game requires Steam, like any Steamworks game does. I'm pretty sure you'll still be able to buy Steam keys for the game from other distributors, like Amazon, GamersGate, GMG, etc.
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