Originally Posted by crainger
They are one and the same no? It's a Steamworks game so the retail will be subjected to the same restrictions as the Steam game. Region locked etc, unless it's been unlocked with a VPN :
I heard a rumour though that bad graphics are a result of an early crack going around?
No, my steam copy is still locked. Retail copies were unlocked at midnight. Retail copy discs include all the files, whereas the Steam copy is still waiting to be completed... (although my pre-load is complete)