After a gift has been delivered to a friend, they have thirty days to accept the gift. Not sure what you're implying, but he also mentions it would happen regardless of Steam refunds which I agree on this subject. If the player denies the game, then you will be refunded instead of bringing the game back into your inventory. I contacted support and got it removed. These options may be relaxed at the discretion of Valve but I suggest you do not rely on the relaxation much. When that time comes, we'll automatically send the gift to your friend and also send you an email letting you know your gift has been delivered.
However, if the multiple games were part of a single package you will have to obtain a refund for all of them. Hot on the heels of Valve detailing its new , the company has now overhauled the Steam gifting system. I feel like I should get my money back for Eador: Masters of the Broken World and Dying Light, since the former never ran on Linux at all despite saying it did and the latter is still very broken. My friend has already redeemed my gift, can I still get a refund? Discussing or giving steps on how to abuse or take advantage of a bug is not allowed. Leave a comment for any questions : Leave a like if this did help you out :D Some answers to your questions: How long does it take for my game to be refunded? Games sent by email, can not be declined. You must be patient as the refund to be credited in your account takes 7 days and international payments take longer. Unredeemed gifts may be cancelled and returned to your inventory.
If a person receives a gift then they can redeem for a refund considering the 14 day period and 2-hour limit has been followed. If I Decline the Gift can the person that sent it to me get a refund? However, you may request for a refund in any circumstance. Its like the slowest messenger chat ever. Be aware that gifts already present inside a user's inventory will remain functional as before, since the new changes are only applied to new gift purchases. Achievements, meanwhile, have no such farming restrictions, and can be earned freely during the two-hour refund window without issue. Funds used to purchase the gift will be returned to the original purchaser.
Because the Steam refund window is typically only 14 days, developers technically don't lose money from refunds—they simply never see the sale in the first place. What happened was when you tried to use the key, it would have a sentence at the top of the window about product already owned by account, and then it just skipped to the installation. If it's already dispatched to an e-mail it will appear as an option. Probably due to the commentary, though. Once you have added the information, hit the submit request button to complete the process. Even if you fall outside the rules, you may request for a refund and a consideration towards your request will be looked into. Installed the steam copy to play that night and put the code in for the copy for my friend the next day.
It was incredibly simple — although my refund is pending approval. This feature was included to encourage people from using Steam and original products for game purchase. Some people have been known to mine games for rewards and achievements and then demand a refund, so Steam is suspicious of users who request refunds frequently. Hope you had more luck than I have had i bought one copy of Borderlands The Pre Sequal from steam. Browse other questions tagged or. The refund turnaround time seems to vary.
If you think that you refund request was unfairly refused. You may, however, request for a refund even if the 14 days limitation period is completed, but it is hard for the refund to be processed automatically as they must manually check your refund for understanding the circumstance and your reasons. Yes, you can gift game packs the same way you would gift an individual game. EikeInteresting stuff about it from developers, commented by TotalBiscuit: One thing he mentions is that you only need one copy of a game to initiate an avalanche of illegal copies, and that it doesn't really matter if that one is refunded or not. Can I gift game packs? A refund may be issued for any gift that was purchased within fourteen days and has been played less than two hours by the gift recipient.
However, if you request too many refunds in a short timeframe, you may receive an e-mail with a warning. Yes, and Valve will consider it on a case-by-case basis. You must have made the purchase of the game within the last 14 days. You're very welcome EikeThey said the games must be no older than 14 days, but. Maybe hacking into the steam store might get you somewhere but other then that i dont think theres any way to actually punish your account. They raised the limit of how long you can play a game until you have to refund it, so I'm not entirely sure. Only option now is wait for steam support.
Steam refunds would let you buy with confidence: if a game didn't work, wasn't as advertised, or was just plain bad, you could get your money back quickly and painlessly without having to trade a novel's worth of emails with customer support. There will be a notification for you if that particular in-game purchase is refundable. You may return a bundle if no item of it has been transferred and if the total playtime of all items of a bundle is less than two hours. Since May 4th 2017, it is no longer possible to add games to your inventory, but pre-existing gift copies can still be sent this way. We should probably wait until some evidence proves that, though, before burning refunds to the ground. A friend used one of those game unlockers to get free steam gifts and sent a copy of the new cod to me for my birthday. I would re-purchase both these games if they were playable, but they're just not night now.
Certainly a step in the right direction. Refunds are awarded within a week of approval to the account's Steam Wallet or through the original payment method depending on whether that is supported or not. Yes, so long as the cumulative playtime on all games within the bundle is less than two hours. Dying Light isn't any more broken than that I finished it with good performance and no serious issues on linux. As such you are forced to take it or ignore it and let it fall in to the abyss of the email graveyard. In addition, when a Steam user tries to gift a game between countries with a large price difference due to regional pricing, its purchase will now be blocked on the checkout page itself to reduce any mishaps.