Please follow these instructions to activate a new retail purchase on Steam:
- Launch the Steam client software and log into your Steam account.
- Click the Games Menu.
- Choose Activate a Product on Steam…
- Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the process.
Please see the Retail CD Keys article for more info on registering keys.
Redeem your Product Code in the Origin client
- Log in with the EA Account where you want to add the game.
- Click the Origin menu.
- Select Redeem Product Code…
Redeem your Product Code on origin.com
- Log in to the Origin store website using the EA Account where you want to add the game.
- Select Game Library.
- Click Add a Game in the top right corner. This will drop down an option to click Redeem Product Code…
Once you’re at the page to enter your code, type in your game’s Product Code.
Click Next and the game should show up in your Game Library.