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Old 07-14-2012, 02:31 AM   #1
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Can't Activate Max Payne 3, Error Contacting Activation Server?

All Max Payne 3 content has to be associated with a Rockstar Games Social Club account, so I logged in with no problems (which I thought was odd considering the problems I have with logging in on GTA4). Then it wanted me to activate my Max Payne 3 by linking the accounts, so I click yes and all that pops up is "Error contacting activation server. Please try again later." My choices are try again, go back to start screen or exit the game.

I don't know what to do, as I've gone back 3 or 4 times now to try to activate and nothing has changed. I have no idea what to do and I'm utterly frustrated I can't play a single player offline game because of anti-piracy measures.

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What can I do besides just retrying to link the accounts?
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Old 07-14-2012, 02:40 AM   #2
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i am also getting the same issue

took so long to download the 30 gigs and now this hopefully they fix their server soon time

i am also sometimes getting the error "no activations remaining"

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Old 07-14-2012, 03:01 AM   #3
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I was getting that error. now i am not but i am getting an error saying "There are no activations remaining for this activation key." i have not entered any keys and it took me over 12 hours to download this game all i want to do is play.

Any ideas?
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Old 07-14-2012, 03:36 AM   #4
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same issue

sucks not cool
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Old 07-14-2012, 06:40 AM   #5
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I ended up in the same situation. First linking the accounts kept failing and eventually ended up getting info that my key is out of activations. I sent a support ticket to R* already then and waiting for them to reply.
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Old 07-14-2012, 08:20 AM   #6
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Unhappy Between interesting and doubted

I like to buy Max Payne 3, if this case not solve how can i buy this game from steam, only steam has this best price, especially on Rockstar Collection Bundle.

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Old 07-14-2012, 08:33 AM   #7
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I like to buy Max Payne 3, if this case not solve how can i buy this game from steam, only steam has this best price, especially on Rockstar Collection Bundle.

Its probably temporary issue which they will get fixed up. After all, I wouldn't wonder if they're servers are overloaded or something else got wrong considering the Steam sales.
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Old 07-14-2012, 01:12 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by cooperace27 View Post
All Max Payne 3 content has to be associated with a Rockstar Games Social Club account, so I logged in with no problems (which I thought was odd considering the problems I have with logging in on GTA4). Then it wanted me to activate my Max Payne 3 by linking the accounts, so I click yes and all that pops up is "Error contacting activation server. Please try again later." My choices are try again, go back to start screen or exit the game.

I don't know what to do, as I've gone back 3 or 4 times now to try to activate and nothing has changed. I have no idea what to do and I'm utterly frustrated I can't play a single player offline game because of anti-piracy measures.

Relative image is relevant.
http://cloud.steampowered.com/ugc/11...052FFA5FBB9B8/

What can I do besides just retrying to link the accounts?
I want to ask something.
- Do you already have an account on Social Club before you install it?
- Is it wrong making an account on Social Club after purchased Max Payne 3?

Hoping this case get solved soon.
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Old 07-14-2012, 01:23 PM   #9
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Out of activations

Same problem here, filed a ticket ~8 hours ago, still waiting. Not a satisfied customer I am.
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Old 07-14-2012, 02:16 PM   #10
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at least its not just me. I made a ticket with R* support last night around 1am (currently 1pm now) and havent heard anything. ill let you know. im going to try making a twitter and asking that way.
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Old 07-14-2012, 04:49 PM   #11
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I want to ask something.
- Is it wrong making an account on Social Club after purchased Max Payne 3?
You need the social club account anyways to run the game, so it really doesnt matter which way you do it. You can make it separately either before or after buying the game. Or if you want to wait until you're launching Max Payne 3 for the first time, it gives you the chance to create the account.

I will be replying here too, as soon as I get response from R* for my ticket.
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Old 07-14-2012, 08:04 PM   #12
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I'd like to note that my problem fixed itself. Just had to get back on and hit retry some more and it worked.
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Old 07-14-2012, 09:49 PM   #13
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Im having the same issue here!. I got the game yesterday, and cant get past the social club activation screen to this day!. pls find a fix for this.


here is a screenshot.
http://s8.postimage.org/57djwqz83/Untitled.png
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Old 07-15-2012, 03:57 AM   #14
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I have the same Problem R* Contact........waiting 2 Days
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Old 07-15-2012, 05:57 AM   #15
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Same problem here.. Now the error is: The activations available for this serial code are completed, contact support Rockstar Games... ._.I bought the damn game, and I want to play.
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