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I NEED MORE SNOW Jan 20, 2013 @ 6:23pm
Far Cry 3 Key Activation
I just bought Far Cry 3 today, and I can't get a CD key from steam for Uplay. It just keeps displaying "requesting key..." and nothing happens. Why is this happening?
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EternalCore Jan 20, 2013 @ 10:18pm 
Last edited by EternalCore; Jan 20, 2013 @ 10:18pm
I NEED MORE SNOW Jan 21, 2013 @ 7:21am 
Thank you for your help, but it didn't work. I think the problem isn't with Far Cry 3, but instead Steam. Could it be possible that their just out of keys?
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Padmé Jan 21, 2013 @ 12:19pm 
Request your money back the games broke anyway
Kylian I'm back ! :D Jan 21, 2013 @ 1:12pm 
Hehe. go to view then games details then click farcry 3 then on the right side it gives
tabs click cd key..... hope this helped
opus20745 Jan 23, 2013 @ 10:26am 
Finally found this in a forum for another game, and it ACTUALLY worked (after both Steam and Ubi/Rockstar support were useless... I was having the same problem with both Far Cry 3 AND Max Payne 3). Hope it helps you too. Make sure to stop Steam first.

"I had this problem today, deleted a file called "localconfig.vdf" in C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\userdata\[some_number]\config"
Azazel Jan 23, 2013 @ 2:15pm 
I have the Exact same problem anybody got a solution, tried deleting localconfic.vdf. Didnt work neither did uninstalling and reinstalling uplay. Had problems with AC3 too but then i could at least play the ♥♥♥♥ing game.
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Craver Jan 23, 2013 @ 3:39pm 
Same for me, wrote a ticket to both STEAM and Ubisoft, just hoping for an answear.
simrod25 Feb 13, 2013 @ 9:48am 
Great, add me to the list of rejected key owners.
Browsing trough the forums for solutins and tried a few, non work for me.
contacted both UBI and Steam..
They took my money and now i just have to wait several days for a response..
ckkile Aug 10, 2013 @ 8:01pm 
did anything ever happen? I'm having the same problem right now, and it's infuriating.
Psychic Kitty Aug 11, 2013 @ 10:56am 
thats strange steam gives a popup when you start with your key...and then displays it to you when the game starts. If you right click on the program and choose properties on the steam menu you can look at what its cd key is....and can look at the menu option for cd key on the menu for the game itself on your game library screen.

so anywise thats your key.

seriously..you dont have to be a brain surgeon to find the cd key.....unless you are trying to play someone elses copy of the game on your account....in which case you are SOL.

preci; Feb 24, 2014 @ 3:53am 
yep still no keys
Scrooge MooDuck Nov 18, 2014 @ 11:55am 
Drachentöter_1215 Apr 18 @ 12:21pm 
OleG Apr 18 @ 1:44pm 
I'm having the same problem and it sucks that there's no refunds
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Date Posted: Jan 20, 2013 @ 6:23pm
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