In the online Steam store no longer accepts bitcoins

In the online Steam store no longer accept bitcoins as means of payment. The decision was made in connection with the strong fluctuations and high commissions. This informed the representatives of Valve.


Online store of digital content to Steam customers will not be able to pay with bitcoin. The official statement said that the decision was taken in connection with the instability of cryptocurrency and the increase in the fee for the operation of Bitcoin. It is clarified that at the moment, the fee is $ 20, although initially the Commission did not exceed a few tens of cents. Also when deciding Steam account for changes in the exchange rate. Cryptocurrency was initially unstable, but recently this figure began to change very dramatically.

Also Valve said that after some time the situation may change if Steam decides that bitcoin is a “reasonable choice.”