The site will occasionally sell illegal, stolen keys and capitalises on the unstable nature of the keys by charging extra fees for "G2A sheild" which provides a warranty and protects payment information. The prices that are displayed are only the lowest price and the actual prices of the keys are chosen by "trustworthiness". Customer service in retrieval of keys was a complete nightmare to manage. Avoid this site, there are plenty of other key sellers and even steam itself if you want access to cheap games.
Decided to charge over 20 dollars to my card over a month after my last purchase. which caused me to become overdrawn. If you do decide to use this service, MAKE SURE THAT YOU CHECK YOUR CHARGE HISTORY DAILY.
G2A is a shady place. As you know it's not developers selling their games, it's people reselling game keys. But do you know how the keys are obtained?
There are 3 ways I know that keys that you get sold on G2A are acquired.
1) As you might you, credit cards are stolen all the time on the internet but instead of taking directly the money, which would be a bad idea because of protection systems, scammers simply buy a lot of keys from the developer with the stolen credit cards (Ubisoft scandal, for example), and resell them on G2A. The money is revoked from the developer and the scammer flies away with the money. Basically in this case you're whitening dirty money by buying on G2A, and there's a risk that the developer will get angry like Ubisoft and revoke all the keys.
2) Games on Humble Bundle are cheap. You can get like 5 keys for 1$. So some people from third world countries decided that it would be "smart" to make this their job, and buy tons of keys on Humble Bundle for cheap to resell them later for more than 1$. That's just parasiting the whole market.
3) Developers also sometimes do giveaways. The developers of Orion: Prelude for example, a game available for 1$ of Steam, decided that it would be a great idea to give hundreds of thousand of keys. Now you can find them everywhere on G2A for around 1$. Basically, people are just gathering as many keys as they can from the giveway, which defeats its purpose, to then resell them for the greedy price of slightly lower than the original price of the game.
So, by supporting G2A, you might actually get keys that work for cheap but you're supporting all the bad stuff on the internet, from people trying to steal your credit card to people taking all the keys from giveaways and selling to you things that they got cheaper on Humble Bundle. You're just creating parasite jobs in third-world countries instead of encouraging people to have an useful job, like making videogames for example. Also you got 50% chances that the key won't work. Is that really what you want?
G2A is NOT a grey market. It's a black market.
Don't let people sell somebody else's product. Give money to the developers. Don't encourage credit card fraud...
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Продал игру - деньги не выводят.К тому же комиссия на вывод порядка 60%, Так еще и за каждое действие берут деньги (разместил товар - заплати, изменил название - плати, примерно 40р за каждое изменение)
its funny when people that has bad experience with this side down voting all the good comment about it. grow up people! if you got scammed by bad reseller, fund wasnt returned, thats your own problem, deal with it, and be careful next time.
i've bought a lot of games from this site, not even 1 problem had occured. i always picked the seller with good reputation 100% or close to 100. i have bought without g2a shield some times, problems? nada!.
sometimes the source of the problem is not them, it could be anything, your bank, your card, them, or maybe you.
Upon investigating random spam to a hashtag used by players of EVE Online (example: https://twitter.com/Lionheart_Games/status/634421885799931904 ) I found this site had its' authorization to sell EVE Timecodes revoked over a year ago for unspecified reasons (news item: http://community.eveonline.com/news/news-channels/eve-online-news/changes-to-list-of-3rd-party-retailers/ ). They also have a poor reputation within the playerbase due to past issues (examples: https://forums.eveonline.com/default.aspx?g=posts&m=4782793#post4782793 and https://www.reddit.com/r/Eve/comments/3bpa1p/plex_cheaper_the_ccp_10_sale/ ).
Here's the thing with G2A, you don't know what the sellers are giving you it could all be stolen. The trick is you want to buy the G2A shield and check all of the sellers, if they have any downvotes DO NOT PURCHASE FROM THEM. Otherwise I have bought about 20 games and they all have worked expect for one which was for Fallout: New Vegas that got revoked from my account which G2A charged the person selling that key to me and gave a new one a day later.