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Valve has officially added support for Bitcoin payments in their Steam platform for distributing games online, meaning that millions of gamers worldwide can now pay with BTC for their new game purchases. There has been some rumors and leaks suggesting that this will happen at some point, but it is official now and you can already pay with Bitcoin at Steam. The payment processor that Valve has selected for Steam is BitPay.

“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.”

Time to spend some Bitcoin for the purchase of some new games, even though there aren’t many big upcoming titles planned for release very soon, there are many indie games that you can support. It will be interesting to see some statistics in a few weeks or months for how gamers around the world have used the new Bitcoin payment feature on Steam, meanwhile we welcome the adoption of BTC by Steam.