The game was avaialable here on the 1st so that the keys be redeemed and the game Pre-loaded on Steam. ((Steam doing it as well I think)) That does not mean you can play the game today. It will still be the 5th before you can actually play it.
Looks like Amazon is just having issues with the keys ATM. I too have no key key yet with a "taking lomnger than expected to process" message. Credit Card was charged successfully though, so hopefully not to much longer.
I find your response a little difficult to quantify.
Amazon wouldn't issue keys if Steam isn't allowing people to play the game until the 4th. There was nothing on the product page in terms of this information.
I don't see how Amazon didn't "mess up" a release date if Steam clearly has the game release on the 4th. Allowing pre-orders until the 4th would be the correct strategy that that point; there is no reason to sell a product purposefully before its "official" release otherwise.
When I checked Steam earlier today there was no information supporting a "pre-loading" of the game. It's a pre-order until the 4th.
Methany,I'm in absolute agreement with ya, I don't understand how amazon messed release up, we are probably not going to be able to play this til the release date :( I would like a discount of some sort bc they did not deliver on there release