This is a new series of articles that I will be occasionally writing. Lets Talk About is currently a working title.
For ethical reasons I will not list any unauthorized resellers in this article.
Many gamers whether they are hardcore or casual will know what Steam is. Steam is the magical oasis of cheap games twice a year and occasionally every few weekends. Steam will be a subject of one of these posts in the future so I will end discussion of it at that.
Not all gamers know what a Steam key is so I will describe it for you now. A Steam key or more accurately a CD key is a relic of what PC gaming DRM was. In the past few years CD keys have adapted into a way for developers and publishers to sell a game license to a customer that can be redeemed in a download client such as Steam or Origin. They are usually a 16 – 24 digit string of alphanumerical characters.