'Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War' Latest News & Updates: Free Steam Keys For Original Game Owners, How To Get It

By Cores Grace Malaay , Updated Nov 30, 2016 03:40 PM EST

For people who still have the boxed copy of "Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War" and want to play the game but paying for it on Steam is not part of their interests at the moment, Sega brings good news. Now, it offers free Steam keys for those who still own the original game release.

According to PC Gamer, gamers should go to Sega support site to fill in the necessary information to get the free key for "Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War". It is the same as the process of having the free upgrade to the latest "Bioshock" remastered. Gamers would need to prove that they own the game.

"Please note that Sega may need to verify your boxed copies and this may involve them requesting photos of your box or other information. We thank you for your patience and hope to get you back in the WAAAGH as soon as possible," a post said in the Dawn of War forum.

"Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War" was released in 2004 and it means that it's a bit old although it was a great RTS game at that time. A military science fiction real-time strategy video game, it was developed by Relic Entertainment. It was based on the famous tabletop wargame "Warhammer 40,000" of Games Workshop. As of January 2013, the game has sold more than seven million copies worldwide.

Since the release of the "Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War", there have been three expansion packs released and these are "Winter Assault" released in 2005, "Dark Crusade" in 2006 and "Soulstorm", which was released in 2008. The game's first sequel was "Dawn of War II," the game's first sequel was released in 2009 and another sequel was announced in May 2016, which is the "Dawn of War III."

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