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18-01-2012, 10:59 PM
Dear Direct2Drive Customer,

Thank you for being a Direct2Drive customer. We appreciate your business over the years, and GameFly is looking forward to providing you the best gaming experience possible.

We're packing up the games and getting ready for the big move next week! January 24 is moving day, when we'll be transitioning your games and information from Direct2Drive to GameFly. Find out more. (http://click.emails.gamefly.com/?qs=0a8c8e70646a1979fa5297c9a7062bf991e2607fcbb525 3d45d75766be1b5abb)

Key Dates
January 24

January 25 We'll be moving everything from Direct2Drive to GameFly, so you won't be able to access either site on this day. January 23 is the last full day that Direct2Drive will be accessible.

Sign in to your account on GameFly and start playing games! See below for details.

Direct2Drive Titles on GameFly

We're currently moving as many game titles as possible from Direct2Drive to GameFly. We will continue to work hard to bring ALL Direct2Drive titles to GameFly, if possible. Some older titles may take a bit longer or may not be migrated if their specs are no longer supported by today's technology. The number of these unsupported titles will be minimal, and will not impact the majority of our customers. We'll send you a separate e-mail if any of the titles you've purchased are not supported on GameFly.

GameFly Subscription Required?

A GameFly subscription is not required to buy and download PC & Mac games. You'll simply need to log in to GameFly with your Direct2Drive e-mail address and reset your password (if you don't already have a GameFly account). This is absolutely free, and you can do this on the GameFly website or in the GameFly Client. You may purchase a GameFly subscription if you want to rent console titles and access our library of Unlimited PC Play titles in the Client.

Your GameFly Login

If you currently have a Direct2Drive account but no GameFly account: We will create a GameFly login for you using the same e-mail address you currently log in with on Direct2Drive. You'll need to reset your password for security reasons. Your login will allow you to view your purchase history, download games you've purchased on Direct2Drive, and buy more games from GameFly.

If you currently have an account on both Direct2Drive and GameFly: If your accounts on Direct2Drive and GameFly use the same e-mail address, we will merge your accounts for you. If you currently use a different e-mail address on Direct2Drive than you use on GameFly, we will not be able to merge your accounts. If this is the case - and you'd like your accounts merged - please change your Direct2Drive e-mail address by January 23 to match your GameFly e-mail address.

If we merge your accounts, all of your GameFly information, including your login, will remain unchanged. Your Direct2Drive purchase history will be viewable in your GameFly account. If you wish to use your Direct2Drive payment information to purchase games instead of the payment information in your GameFly Account, you'll need to update your billing information directly on the GameFly site.

More questions?

Please don't hesitate to contact our Digital Support team so we can answer your questions personally.

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Got this in an email, thought it might be good for people to know, straight copy pasta

18-01-2012, 11:01 PM
" Some older titles may take a bit longer or may not be migrated if their specs are no longer supported by today's technology"


18-01-2012, 11:11 PM
I already carefully backed up anything I wanted to keep. RIP Direct2Drive indeed, I won't be back. Switching to a client-based system ensures they'll never get another dime from me.

18-01-2012, 11:35 PM
What follows is my entire D2D purchase list, i wont be buying anything from gamefly unless its client is ace, however I have concerns about availability.

Underlined titles are activated on steam, impulse or origin or made redundant by a bundle or separate purchase and are thus safe, of the others which are at risk of not being supported, bold are 1GB+ Anything you reckon wont be supported?

Crysis 2 ,The Tiny Bang Story,Tasty Planet,Dragon Age: Origins Ultimate Edition,Westward,MDK,Painkiller,Defense Grid: Resurgence Map Pack 2,Men of War Red Tide,DiRT 2,ArmA 2 ,Arma Gold,Fort Zombie ,Red Faction: Guerrilla,Project Aftermath,Aquaria,I-Fluid,And Yet It Moves ,Acceleration of Suguri ,Aaaaa!,Crayon Physics Deluxe,Command and Conquer: Red Alert 3 ,Light of Altair,Bridge Construction Set ,Pathologic,Bus Driver UK,Cogs,Men of War ,Immortal Defense,Zeno Clash UK,The Maw UK,

18-01-2012, 11:39 PM
MDK will probably go, it could easily fall into "the specs are no longer supported by today's technology" bit.

Seems like a good excuse for them to just drop a lot of older games.