Originally Posted by Chojin
Steam is great. My preference generally goes like this:
I have to say as much as i hated the idea of steam when hl2 came out, it is pretty outstanding. Just having the ability to download any of the games tied to your account at any time is great. No more cds or product keys to worry about. In fact it would be fantastic to have it for software, movies and music too.
but i still prefer not paying for something over paying for it.