G2A admits it sold stolen game keys

After years of shrugging off claims it sold stolen keys, grey-market reseller G2A has admitted to shifting copies which were “illegally obtained”.

The disclosure comes as part of a backfired plan to prove its innocence, which has also cost the company around $40,000.

Last year, G2A attempted to dampen longstanding concerns it did not give a damn where the mysteriously-cheap keys it sold actually came from. It laid out a limited-time offer designed to grab headlines after a round of bad publicity – saying it would pay game developers 10 times their costs if it was proven G2A sold stolen keys for a particular game.

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