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Steam Wallet Digital Gift Cards Announced by Valve

Steam Wallet Digital Gift Cards Announced by Valve

The gift cards are gifted just like a game, by simply selecting a person on your friends list. These function in nearly exactly the same manner as regular physical Steam gift cards, except that they are easier to obtain and provide a direct conversion of funds. With the cards friends can gift each other a certain amount of money to be spent in the Steam Store.

Earlier in the decade, Valve's store front, Steam, allowed people to purchase gift cards that would add funds to a users account to make purchases. The one restriction on purchases is you can't use existing wallet funds to pay for the gift card. A personalised message can be added alongside the gifted funds on the digital gift card.

The gift cards page is a bit hidden.

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If you're feeling generous, head over to Steam's website for more details.

Although this also disrupted users who use this method to purchase game in countries where the base cost of a game is gouged, some hope that this update is a step in the right direction to help alleviate these troubles.

Available in denominations of $5, $10, $25, $50, and $100, picking up one of these gift cards for a friend is a pretty easy process, and operates similarly to how you would gift them a game.

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It is still possible to gift virtual items such as games directly to friends.

You can pick a digital gift card by signing into your Steam account on its site, though the desktop app is yet to receive the feature.

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