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1steam game says purchase instead of play
Decided to play it today but it wont launch, it just keeps bringing up the purchase page. The button where it usually says “play” in my games library also says Purchase, though this hasn’t happened to any of my other games. Can someone please help, I am getting incredibly frustrated trying to find a solution through the steam support page. T.T
https://steamcommunity.com/discussions/forum/1/1698293703768395678/

2steam game says purchase instead of play
However, I have been able to play all of them multiple times before. Yet the next morning when I woke up I was strangely able to play Payday: The Heist. Now, however, it has reverted back to saying it and all other games I own are unpurchased. Thus, now I cannot access any of my games as Steam thinks that I still need to purchase them.
https://steamcommunity.com/discussions/forum/1/864971660995618083/

3steam game says purchase instead of play
I have no problem downloading the game, but instead of “Play”, my only option once it’s downloaded is “Buy”. … Steam Family Sharing only allows you to play the game if the account the game is actually purchased under isn’t active. … but two of them say buy instead of play. 3.
https://gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/208170/why-is-steam-only-showing-me-buy-instead-of-play-option-for-a-game-shared-vi

4steam game says purchase instead of play
Recently an issue has came up where a large portion of my games have either disappeared from my library or show the purchase button rather than the play button this happens with games purchased through steam as well as games gifted to me, Even then when I try to purchase the games again it says I already own the game I have tried all the basic stuff like restarting steam, logging out, etc.
https://www.reddit.com/r/Steam/comments/i3wh85/steam_showing_purchase_instead_of_play/

5Steam

Play your Steam games on your phone, tablet, TV, or other PC. With touch control schemes newly-optimized for hundreds of top titles, you can now access and play games from your PC while on the couch, or on the go.
https://store.steampowered.com/streaming/

6steam game says purchase instead of play
Games may appear uninstalled when Steam no longer recognizes the installation files. As long as the game folders are still in the proper location, attempting to launch a game will prompt a download. This will allow Steam to recognize the installation files during the download process.
https://support.steampowered.com/kb_article.php?ref=8379-RYIP-2998

7steam game says purchase instead of play
I want to buy on sale a Ubisoft game on Steam. The only problem is that i want to collect all Ubisoft games on UPLAY. If i buy the game on Steam will it appear in the UPLAY games list? so i will be able to just launch UPLAY instead of Steam to play the game?
https://gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/342094/if-i-buy-a-ubisoft-game-on-steam-will-it-appear-in-uplay-list-as-well

8steam game says purchase instead of play
Microsoft says it’s committed to supporting competing PC game stores, and it’s announcing that it will distribute more Xbox Game Studios titles through Valve’s Steam marketplace. Microsoft …
https://www.theverge.com/2019/5/30/18645250/microsoft-xbox-game-studios-publishing-valve-steam-32-bit-windows

9steam game says purchase instead of play
4. Copy all your game files into Program Files – Steam – steamapps – Common – Grand Theft Auto V. 5. Resume installation. It shouldn’t download anything more, but it may add a few more files. 6. Right click Grand Theft Auto V in your Steam games list, click Properties, click Local Files and then click Verify Integrity of Game Cache. 7.
https://gtaforums.com/topic/849187-converting-steam-gtav-to-rockstar-gtav-and-back-again/

10steam game says purchase instead of play
Virtual Battlegrounds is a VR Battle Royale built from the ground up for virtual reality. Battle to become the last warrior standing on this dystopian war-crazed island with tactical gun-play, an epic map, and physically controlled locomotion.
https://store.steampowered.com/app/823940/Virtual_Battlegrounds/

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1GeForce Now Finally Lets Users Automatically Sync Games With Their Steam Library
Nvidia has given GeForce Now an easier way to search for compatible games with a new feature called Game Sync. Instead of scrolling through game categories in the main menu or typing game titles into the search bar,
https://gizmodo.com/geforce-now-finally-lets-users-automatically-sync-games-1844572364
Published Date: 2020-08-01T09:04:00.0000000Z

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1Steam (service)
Steam is a video game digital distribution service by Valve. It was launched as a standalone software client in September 2003 as a way for Valve to provide…
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steam (service)

2Origin (service)
available through Steam. The game is currently available for purchase on other non-Origin services such as GameFly, Green Man Gaming or GamersGate, but the…
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Origin (service)

3Digital distribution of video games
including Steam, PlayStation Store, Amazon.com, GAME, GameStop, and others. According to study conducted by SuperData Research, the volume of digital distribution…
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital distribution of video games