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Post by J.T. on Fri 16 Aug 2013, 16:03

Hello,


If you don't know what Humble Bundle is, check here. The problem is when you redeem the codes of The Sims 3 Starter Pack through Origin, the product code which can be accessed here, the registration problem may arise:




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Since the installation wizard may require you to enter a 20-digit registration code, you may, unfortunately, cannot continue the installation since the product code is only 16-digit. This problem can be easily solved by downloading the base game/expansion packs via G4TW official website ( www.games4theworld.org ).


However, the second problem may not be easily solved. Since the product code is 16-digit, you cannot register your game in The Sims 3 website (I can register it with 16-digit, but the only icon that brightens is The Sims 3: Late Night). If you want all icons of the expansion pack/stuff pack/base game that comes with The Sims 3 Starter Pack, you should contact an EA game advisor for generating new codes.


Thirdly, the problem of DLC bonus content: Date Night Collection that comes with The Sims 3 Starter Pack. You may find out that this collection is not included in "purchase history" of your account. This problem can only be solved by contacting an EA game advisor.


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Post by invalidusername on Fri 16 Aug 2013, 20:27

Glad I'm not the only one who knows about HumbleBundle! :3 

But wow, I'm glad I didn't have to deal with all that, gave the codes for those to a friend since I already own those expansions. Thank you for posting about the issues you ran into for everyone else though. Very Happy
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Post by J.T. on Sat 17 Aug 2013, 06:25

Hello,

Update:


On the Humble Bundle website where you can access all of your registration keys, you will find a new set of keys offered by EA. They are the keys for installing and registering the game + getting the DLC bonus content. As you can see (for privacy and security reasons, I erased the code of BattleField 3):


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Click that link and then a set of codes will pop up:

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Scroll down a bit and you will see the code for redeeming Date Night Collection:

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This problem is solved by EA. If you have any questions, contact an EA game advisor for more details. Topic closed.

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