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Serial code already in use?

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Serial code already in use?

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I was snooping around in my cousin's spare room (not a good idea, but hey) and I came across an old copy of the Sims 3 and the Sims 3 Ambitions. I figured that since it had been in there collecting dust for quite some time I would try playing it, but as my computer doesn't have a CD Drive, I'd have to use the serial code on the manual. Everything was going well; I set up my account, installed Origin and went to activate the code, however it turns out that the code has already been used. Bummer. It was a bit disappointing, even though it was a long shot anyway. The thing is, she said she hasn't played the game in donkey's years, so it's a shame that a perfectly good game isn't being used. So with that being said, is there at all any possible way that you can "revoke" a serial code or something for a different user? 

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@BigLittleTenor  No, sorry, once a code is registered, it can't be removed, or transferred to another account.  EA doesn't make exceptions for this kind of thing.

 

If you have Origin Access, you can play the Sims 3 base game, Late Night, and High-End Loft Stuff for free, at least as long as your subscription is active.  Otherwise, you'd need to buy your own copy in order to play.

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@BigLittleTenor  No, sorry, once a code is registered, it can't be removed, or transferred to another account.  EA doesn't make exceptions for this kind of thing.

 

If you have Origin Access, you can play the Sims 3 base game, Late Night, and High-End Loft Stuff for free, at least as long as your subscription is active.  Otherwise, you'd need to buy your own copy in order to play.

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Ah okay, that's cool! I didn't think it would be the case anyway, but it's always better to check! Thanks for the fast response Standard smile

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