28 Apr '16, 10am

You can now buy games on Steam using Bitcoin

Valve has partnered with Bitcoin payment service Bitpay to bring everyone's favorite cryptocurrency to games platform Steam. Bitpay says it was approached by the company because it wanted to internationalize its operation, making it easier for Steam users in emerging markets to to buy games without using a credit card. "While more users are coming online in in these countries, traditional payment options like credit cards often aren't available," said Bitpay in a blog post . "As the internet's universal currency, Bitcoin will allow Steam to easily reach gamers in every market around the world — without the high fees or the risk of chargeback fraud that come with card payments." While it's true that many gamers in emerging countries might not have easy access to a credit or debit card, it's perhaps not fair to say that Bitcoin is completely without risk. But while fluctuati...

Full article: http://www.theverge.com/2016/4/28/11525482/bitcoin-steam-...

Tweets

You can now buy Steam games with Bitcoin

You can now buy Steam games with Bitcoin

eurogamer.net 28 Apr '16, 9am

You can now buy games from Steam using Bitcoin. Mine! The cryptocurrency is now a payment method from within the Steam cli...

Steam Now Lets You Buy Games With Bitcoin

Steam Now Lets You Buy Games With Bitcoin

lifehacker.com 28 Apr '16, 11am

Bitcoin is an interesting, if complicated way to store and spend money. If you have a stash laying around, Valve will now ...

You can now use bitcoin to buy games on Steam - CNET

You can now use bitcoin to buy games on Steam -...

cnet.com 28 Apr '16, 4pm

Screenshot by Dan Graziano/CNET Valve is giving you a new way to pay for your games and software. The company has partnere...

Steam now lets you buy your games in Bitcoin

Steam now lets you buy your games in Bitcoin

polygon.com 27 Apr '16, 8pm

Valve and Bitpay have partnered to integray bitcoin payment into Steam, the tech company announced . International custome...

Steam now accepts Bitcoin for purchases

blog.bitpay.com 27 Apr '16, 7pm

Today we're announcing a new payment integration with software and gaming giant Valve which will bring bitcoin payments to...

Steam Now Supports Bitcoin Payments: Valve and payment processor Bitpay have partnered to allows the use of t...

Steam Now Supports Bitcoin Payments: Valve and ...

gadgets.ndtv.com 28 Apr '16, 7am

You can now pay for Steam games with the most popular cryptocurrency - Bitcoin, US-based Bitcoin payment service provider ...

Gaming Platform Steam Now Accepting Bitcoin

Gaming Platform Steam Now Accepting Bitcoin

coindesk.com 27 Apr '16, 8pm

Confirming a long-rumored move, gaming and digital media platform Steam is now accepting bitcoin payments through processi...

Steam to Accept Bitcoin as New Payment Method

Steam to Accept Bitcoin as New Payment Method

nichegamer.com 28 Apr '16, 1pm

We’ve learned (via BitPay ) that Valve’s Steam platform will now accept bitcoin as payment for digital products offered on...

Steam Computer Gaming Network Now Accepting Bitcoin - Fortune

Steam Computer Gaming Network Now Accepting Bit...

fortune.com 28 Apr '16, 1pm

The popular Steam computer game network has started accepting bitcoin in a move aimed at making it easier for players in c...

Steam Level Up! Bitcoin Accepted

Steam Level Up! Bitcoin Accepted

cryptocoinsnews.com 28 Apr '16, 6am

which showed an announcement in Steam’s private developer forums which informed developers that Steam will be accepting pa...

Coinbase is finally letting you instantly buy B...

techcrunch.com 28 Apr '16, 7am

Anyone who has been a long-time user of Coinbase knows that the cryptocurrency startup hasn’t exactly always made it easy ...

Coinbase is finally letting you instantly buy B...

techcrunch.com 28 Apr '16, 7am

Anyone who has been a long-time user of Coinbase knows that the cryptocurrency startup hasn’t exactly always made it easy ...

#360WiseNews Coinbase is finally letting you in...

techcrunch.com 28 Apr '16, 8am

Anyone who has been a long-time user of Coinbase knows that the cryptocurrency startup hasn’t exactly always made it easy ...

Coinbase is finally letting you instantly buy B...

techcrunch.com 28 Apr '16, 6pm

Anyone who has been a long-time user of Coinbase knows that the cryptocurrency startup hasn’t exactly always made it easy ...

Go on a bitcoin spending spree in the next Stea...

engadget.com 28 Apr '16, 1am

require an awful lot of power to operate at their best, so this next bit of news is a pretty natural fit: You can load you...