28 Apr '16, 7pm

Steam now accepts Bitcoin payments via processing service BitPay

Steam now accepts Bitcoin payments via processing service BitPay

Valve has officially rolled out support for accepting Bitcoins through Steam. Rory Desmond, Director of Business Development at BitPay, said Valve reached out to them because they were looking for a way to process payments from Steam users in emerging markets such as Brazil, China and India where traditional payment options like credit cards often aren’t available. Through Bitcoin, Valve will be able to easily conduct business with gamers in every market around the world without having to deal with high fees or the risk of chargeback fraud associated with card payments. While it’s not entirely fair to deem Bitcoin a risk-free platform (its volatile nature alone is enough to keep some at bay), it’s encouraging to see Valve looking to cater to gamers around the world. For the uninitiated, I would recommend doing plenty of research on the cryptocurrency and how it works befor...

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