Another game just got revoked due to whatever reason.....
(told me b´cuz of a problem with the reseller, so likely Otaku)

Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet
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Obligatory GA just added for you folks..

Newsfeed

  • SG MOD MSKOTOR
    "We already got few tickets from people that game is revoked. So no need to make more tickets :D"
  • Developers revoked a bunch of keys cuz of a payment dispute with Otaku
  • GoGo as also Otaku belongs to the same CEO, key got revoked from both bundlesites
  • Likely it was the Otaku Bundle #12 but some others were stated to be revoked too
    (check your keys if u got any spare left from GoGo/Otaku bundle)
  • Publisher: Microsoft Studios, "so I dont think any statement will happen"
  • Devs answered, "they are working on replacements"
  • Otaku was informed "waiting for info"
  • Via PayPal they answered & "said they are working on replacing the keys"
  • Nothing happenz
8 months ago*

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Got Your game also got revoked?

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Where is the obligatory GA?
Who cares?

I've started a discussion in the general 'suggestions' on the Steam site titled 'please stop devs being able to revoke keys' if anyone wants to chip in - in this case I'm not specifically really concerned about this game in particular, but I do not like the way keys can be revoked by devs without any explanation. It doesn't seem that there is anything stopping them from just doing it because they feel like it and I think that's worrying. Still, hasn't stopped someone jumping in two minutes later (it was a long post, I doubt he could possibly have actually read it before he starts going on about how I should be blaming Otakumaker and my 'rant' is uncalled for. (sigh)
https://steamcommunity.com/discussions/forum/10/1752358461537660395/?tscn=1541928435

8 months ago
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Well since to my mind I am fine with that keys can get revoked after buying from a reseller or even other platforms like G2A.

The only and correct way is to buy the oldfashioned DvD Hardcovers or from only official Publisher Website, with DRM Free key
Which u mostly get from HB too, additional to the steam keys, for example.

Steam and co are only social gaming/marketing platforms for Devs and Publishers to to make money with their games or DLC and stuff. Regarding the AGB´s it´s a agreement we all signed on.

So for me I wont participate into this discussion and leave this answer as a personal statement.
Enjoy the thread and the weekend

8 months ago
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Hello, I stumbled upon this thread after reading about keys getting revoked recently for 3 games. Before this incident, I've also read about several other miscellaneous key revocation cases due to various reasons.

Like you, regardless of whether the revocation is justified or not, I do find it troubling how developers can just revoke keys without any explanation or prior notice. This does indeed raise eyebrows. What's to stop a developer from abusing this power then?

P.S. +Whitelist :)

6 months ago
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End of line nothing happend

8 months ago
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I dont care about this game, no idea what is it...
But this revoking "trend" getting to be real cancer

8 months ago
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back too the roots only buying drm free?

8 months ago
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I wrote (at the time) both to the developer of the game and to GoGoBundle and asked what the plan was, how they were going to solve it.
The developer answered that they had tried to contact the bundle shop but no answer.
From OtakuBundle/GoGoBundle I received no answer from at all, didn't really think I would either.

But today I did, received an e-mail with 10 sparkling new keys and an apology.

So if you lost keys, write in and demand new ones. Good luck!

7 months ago
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Did you contact otaku through the contact above on the OP or did you contact them through paypal?
I have a 5 game giveaway of which I need replacement keys so was wondering how you managed to get through because as of yet I have had no responses to anything.

7 months ago
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I got mine from Otaku. Wrote them when this first happened in early November. They sat on the email for a month and finally answered it now that they have the keys.

If you write Otaku/Gogo they should be able to send you those keys.

7 months ago
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I've submitted a message through their site about a month ago but got no response. Was also going through paypal but if you are getting keys via this contact I will try again. Thanks for you help!

7 months ago
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I used the contact above, and I contacted the developers directly too.
But like I said, I received no answer at all from Otaku until the keys arrived today, so can't really say if Otaku will fix all keys gone wrong or just these from this developer...

7 months ago
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Many thanks for your help RCSWE. I will try both again!

7 months ago
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How long did it take for OtakuBundle to reply you with the new keys? Thanks!

6 months ago
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Couple of weeks if I don't remember it all wrong, about three.
But I would be careful to translate that into three weeks for any new similar problem with another developer, as the contact between Otaku and developer might not run as smoothly, or better, or worse, or different...

6 months ago
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Yikes! That's almost a month! :\
But at least you got a new set of working keys I guess.
Thanks for your reply!
I bought from GoGoBundle once before but I think I won't ever buy from them again. Too much trouble/stress dealing with things like that!

6 months ago
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I also got a batch of new keys and just replaced them in my giveaway. Hopefully the winners can confirm that the new keys are working.

7 months ago
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All of the ga winners confirmed that the new keys are working, hooray \o/

7 months ago
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Lets hope the keys don't get revoked a year alter :P

7 months ago
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You're right! I just came across this news about the key revocation! It's so worrying that developers have the right to revoke whenever they feel like it, no explanation needed! What's to stop them from suddenly revoking the keys and reselling them to someone else?!

6 months ago
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"What's to stop them from suddenly revoking the keys and reselling them to someone else?!"
Everything! If they want to sell more copies of their games, they don't have to revoke keys from you. That wouldn't make sense since these are digital products. They don't need to take yours back. They just generate more keys via Steam. They can generate as many as they want. Your revoked key once used is no longer valid for reactivation. That's why you get a new key. ;)

6 months ago
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Oh is that how it works? I thought revoked keys could be used again and resold! But come to think of it that would be impossible. Huge lol
Sorry, I got very little sleep, brain not quite working...

6 months ago
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Hehe! :)

6 months ago
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+whitelist btw ;)

6 months ago
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:D Same

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