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Does anybody know if I can get money back for a game bought before a sale?

Does anybody know if I can get money back for a game bought before a sale?

naliev

Your submission has been removed for the following reason(s): #Rule 3: Steam Refunds. > >General questions or rants about refunds are not allowed. > >Posts asking questions like *"I have X minutes more playtime than 2 hours, can I get a refund?"* are not allowed. The answer is: just request a refund and see. > >Steam Support average response times and other data are listed here: https://store.steampowered.com/stats/support > >***Useful Steam Support pages regarding Steam Refunds***: > >* [Steam Refund Information Page](http://store.steampowered.com/steam_refunds/) > >* [Common Refund Questions](https://support.steampowered.com/kb_article.php?ref=4873-QOSK-5126) > >* [Purchasing and Refunding Gifts](https://support.steampowered.com/kb_article.php?ref=6643-QEUV-0459) > >* [Pre-Order Refunds](https://support.steampowered.com/kb_article.php?ref=6345-QIDX-7244) > >**Regarding how long it takes to receive your refund**: Times vary. The time it takes to receive pending funds after refunds have been accepted can be anywhere from 1 hour to 7 business days. > >**Regarding how to request a refund**: You may want to get support by selecting the product you are experiencing issues with from [here](https://help.steampowered.com/en/wizard/HelpWithGame) or by asking in our Community Support Thread pinned at the top of the subreddit. > >**Regarding the 2 hour/14 day limit**: [The Steam Refund Policy](http://store.steampowered.com/steam_refunds/) clearly states that only games which have been in your library for less than two weeks *and* have been played for less than two hours can be refunded. > >**For other questions regarding Steam Refunds please use the dedicated [Community Support Thread](https://www.reddit.com/r/Steam/search?sort=new&restrict_sr=on&q=flair%3ASupport%2BMegathread).** > > **You can find our full list of rules [here](https://www.reddit.com/r/Steam/wiki/subrules).** If you feel your post was removed by mistake or is an exception, please feel free to message the moderators using [this link](https://www.reddit.com/message/compose/?to=/r/Steam&subject=Appeal%20of%20my%20removed%20submission&message=Can%20you%20please%20take%20a%20second%20look%20at%20my%20case%3F%0A%0AReason%3A%0A%0A%0ALink%20to%20the%20item%3A%20https://www.reddit.com/r/Steam/comments/p81m10/-/). Please also give a short explanation.


playtio

If you have too many hours what else is there to discuss? it sucks but that's how it works. You got to enjoy the game these days.


EpicCrisis2

Check out any game on steamDB and see the lowest price the game went for on sale. Then just wait for a steam sale and buy the game. Think of this as a lesson in price-checking before buying games. Going past 2 hours is the limit for refunds.


locke_5

Never pay full price for a game that old. Use something like isthereanydeal.com in the future to track price history, or Augmented Steam to see the historical low of each game.


ICE_2

I bought 2 days and 5 hours of play but cannot refund so one week and 9 hours it is what it is


Coofmaster28

As far as I know, if you played the game for 2 hours or less, and had it for less than 2 weeks, they’ll honor your refund. Not quite the answer to your question, but I figured it’s helpful info.


Zadak_Leader

How many hours


IndependentBoth7635

I have 9 hours on it


Zadak_Leader

Well... Yeah can't do much now. But also why pay full price for something that's not recent anyway. Always try g2a before


IndependentBoth7635

I just checked out G2a and wow, I didn't realize there was stuff like this. Ill probably use it in the future


naliev

important to note, this: [https://www.reddit.com/r/Steam/wiki/dangersofkeyresellers](https://www.reddit.com/r/Steam/wiki/dangersofkeyresellers) there's a reason games are cheaper on there, and other grey market websites. please do not support them, only support sites available from that link, or isthereanydeal.com


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IndependentBoth7635

I'm sorry? I didn't realize I'm not allowed to buy games on steam.


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IndependentBoth7635

Lol


naliev

the fuck lmao. don't talk to other people like that here. thanks.


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naliev

you made this very easy for me.


Zadak_Leader

Definitely do. They buy them on sales and sell them when there's no sale usually