How do you safely download games?


Quick Answer

Steam and Origin are two applications that offer safe downloads of games for both Windows and Mac OS X systems. Both applications are digital software distribution platforms that allow the user to purchase, download and play games safely.

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Steam also provides downloads for expansion packs, game soundtracks and video game development tools. Valve, the developer behind Steam, offers refunds for any reason, as long as the player has purchased the game fewer than 14 days ago and hasn't played it for more than two hours.

Origin also issues refunds within 24 hours of launching the game or seven days of the date of purchase. Additionally, Origin often gives away certain games for free under its On the House program. These games remain in the player's inventory indefinitely.

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