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Steam and F12011

Discussion in 'F1 2011 - The Game' started by William Moody, Sep 14, 2011.

  1. Well the reason am asking i have never used steam before, and my mate wants to get the new f1 game from steam but he dont want to run steam as he plays f1. So can he shut steam off before he plays it or does he have to use steam just to play f1?
  2. Yea, Steam does startup before the game starts,or it does in F1 2010.You can't start F1 2010 without running Steam.F1 2010 is installed in the Steam folder,I'm sure F1 2011 will be the same.
  3. To answer your question the simple answer is : NO.

    When you buy a game through Steam you need Steam running to play the game, it doesn't matter much as steam hardly takes up much power/resources.
  4. right but you can start steam on " offline mode "
  5. yes i beleve so, i had a few other games on my steam and when in not "online" i can still play the game, someone may want to check this answer as im not 100% sure its been a while since i tryed
  6. it works !:cool:
  7. thanks for checking
  8. You only need to remember that you must have an internet connection to enable "offline mode". After that, you can go offline, but not before!
  9. cheers guys thanks for the info. :)