steam account is limited

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  1. Ominous66521
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    Well I just built my rig and I'm ready to go.But it seems like I can't add anyone right now due to not buying anything yet on steam,so I was wondering if you can still have people add you.If so my steam account is MSIdemon.

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  2. Boogieboo6

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    You have to have at least 1 paid game on Steam to add friends. If this wasn't in place, spam accounts would be rampant.
     
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    my dad works for nintendo.
    yeah you can have people add you.
    at least in the past you could.
     
  4. Ominous66521
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    Ominous66521 GBAtemp Maniac

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    Right,but can't you have other people add you or is it the same way for adding limited accounts aswell?
     
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    That is still the case yes. Limited accounts can't add other people, but non-limited accounts can add limited accounts.
     
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    I mean you can sort games by cheapest price on Steam, there's usually something on sale for less than 10p, so it's not as though you can't easily get these restrictions lifted.
     
  7. migles

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    my dad works for nintendo.
    or just cheat and get a free steam key from all thoose bundle giveaways.
    IIRC they qualify as "purchase"

    PS; i just added you MSIdemon
     
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    Ah I see.Thank you.
     
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    Oh I never considered that! OP, do you want a free code from Humble to see if it'll activate your account?
     
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    If keys worked to get your steam account un-limited, I would have 10 csgo accounts

    They don't
     
  11. Minox

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    They indeed don't. It used to be that you could do it like that, but due to abuse you need to purchase something from the Steam store for the limit on the account to be lifted nowadays.
     
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    cs go is a paid game, i had to purcahse it, what do you mean by "10 csgo" accounts?
     
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    I wasn't thinking about that when I typed. whatever

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    You need to spend like 5 or 10 dollars, you can't just buy a cheap game. You also can't get gifted anything to get it unlimited
     
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    Would buying steam wallet funds work?
     
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    Limited User Accounts

     
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  17. SANIC

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    Just give them the URL to your steam profile
     
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    Tried, I can confirm it works
     
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  20. VinLark

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    Yes