How do I register a CD Key to activate a product on Steam?

How do I register a CD Key to activate a product on Steam?

Please follow these instructions to activate a new retail purchase on Steam:

  1. Launch the Steam client software and log into your Steam account.
  2. Click the Games Menu.
  3. Choose Activate a Product on Steam...
  4. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the process.

Log in to the Steam client application (if you haven’t yet, you can download the Steam client here . Click the button labeled "+ Add a Game" on the bottom left on the Steam client and select "Activate a Product on Steam..." and follow the on-screen instructions.

Please see the Retail CD Keys article for more info on registering keys.

 

Important:

Ensure that you are activating your game through the Steam application. The Steam website cannot be used to activate a game. If you have not yet done so, you can download and install the Steam application by clicking on the green "Install Steam Now" button here:

http://store.steampowered.com/about/

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