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8 Ways to Buy Games on Steam 2022 (The Complete Guide!)

Steam is a place or platform to buy the latest and greatest games in the world today, where Steam is the same as the Origin platform from EA, Uplay from Ubisoft, Gog, and other PC game buying platforms. It’s just that Steam provides a lot of games that don’t exist on that platform.

On Steam, users can get the latest games at low prices and usually get discounts or discounts. In addition, Steam also often provides free games every month, so it’s not surprising that many gamers create accounts on Steam and buy some of their newest or favorite games.

How to Buy the Latest Games on Steam

Previously, the payment method on Steam was only through a credit card, but now Steam users can buy games without using a credit card. Game buddies can buy games on Steam by filling up their Steam balance via Indomaret, Credit Discounts, Tokopedia, Bukalapak, all Bank Indonesia ATMs or using a physical voucher code.

For those of you who are interested or just trying Steam and want to buy their favorite PC games, then you can follow the steps to buy PC games on Steam which Gameitu.com tells about below.

1. Create a Steam Account

1. Create a Steam Account

First, you have to create an account on Steam by visiting https://store.steampowered.com/ , make sure you use an active email to register an account there. Because later Steam will send a verification email, for a guide to creating a Steam account, you can follow the steps below.

  • Choose “Login“which is in the upper right corner”

Select Login in the upper right corner

Choose Join Steam

  • Enter your email address, confirm your email and select Indonesia, then click “I’m Not A Robot“then tick”I Agree And Am 13 Years of Age or Older“then select”Continue

Enter the email confirmation email address and country, select Indonesia, then click Im Not A Robot then tick I Agree And Am 13 Years of Age or Older then select Continue

  • All you have to do is open the email, then open the message sent by Steam and click verify email
  • After that, my friend has successfully created a Steam account

2. Login Steam

2. Login Steam

There are 2 login options on Steam, namely through the website and the application. The game recommends that you log in using the application because later when you buy the game, you don’t need to install the Steam application again and you can directly download and install the newly purchased game.

Login Steam Via Website

Login Steam Via Website

  • If you have just click Sign In
  • Now my friend has successfully logged in on Steam

Login Steam Via Application

  • Please visit the page https://store.steampowered.com/
  • Then you click “Install Steam” which is in the upper right corner or to the left of the Login menu.

Then my friend clicks Install Steam which is in the upper right corner or on the left of the Login menu.

  • Later, my friend will be directed to the Steam application download page, here, my friend, click “Install Steam” again

Later, my friend will be directed to the Steam application download page, here, my friend, click Install Steam again

  • After downloading the “SteamSetup.exe” file, click on the application to install the application on your PC
  • Just follow the installation instructions until the process is complete
  • When the installation process is complete, open the Steam application and enter the Steam account name and Steam password

When the installation process is complete, open the Steam application and enter the Steam account name and Steam password

  • Now my friend has successfully logged in Steam using the application

3. Replenish Steam Balance

3. Replenish Steam Balance

To top up your Steam balance, you can do it via the Steam application directly or by a third party that sells Steam voucher codes. For those who go directly via Steam, the payment method is only using a credit card, so for those of you who don’t have a credit card, you can use the choice of balance-filling method via a third party.

Fill Balance Directly on Steam

  • Please open the Steam app
  • Then click on your Steam profile in the upper right corner and click “View My Wallet

Then click on your Steam profile in the upper right corner and click View My Wallet

  • Select the balance amount that matches the price of the game to be purchased by clicking “Add Funds

Enter your credit card data, starting with the type of credit card, card number, expired card, first name, last name, city, address, country, postal code, mobile phone number, after everything is filled in, click Continue

  • Enter your credit card data starting from the type of credit card, card number, expired card, first name, last name, city, address, country, postal code, mobile number, after all filled in, click “Continue

Select the balance amount that matches the price of the game to be purchased by clicking Add Funds

  • Then the balance will automatically enter

Top Up Balance Through Third Parties

For those of you who want to top up your Steam balance without a credit card, you can buy Steam balances through marketplaces such as Tokopedia, Bukalapak, Shopee and others. Or if you want to cut your credit, you can use the steam balance method that Gameitu.com informed about in the previous article.

Later you will receive a voucher code from the third party. And you have to enter the voucher code into your Steam account, you can see how to do it below.

Entering Steam Voucher Code

  • Open the Steam application, then select “Games” and select “Redeem a Steam Wallet Code
  • Enter the Steam voucher code that you got from purchasing Steam vouchers from third parties, if you have then click “Continue
  • Then later your steam balance will increase.

4. Choose the Game You Want to Purchase

4. Choose the Game You Want to Purchase

Now you just have to choose the game you want to buy on Steam, make sure the game you buy doesn’t cost more than your Steam balance. For the steps, you can see below.

  • Open the Steam app
  • Click “Store“Just select the game you want to buy, to make it easier for you to find the game you want. You can take advantage of the search feature, you just enter the name of the game you want to buy.

Click Store, just select the game you want to buy to make it easier for you to find the game you want.  You can take advantage of the search feature, you just enter the name of the game you want to buy.

  • After you find the game you want, just select the game package from the complete or standard item, my friend, click “Add To Cart

After you find the game you want, just select the game package from the complete or standard item, my friend, click Add To Cart

  • Choose “Purchase for MySelf

Select Purchase for MySelf

  • Tick ​​”I Agree” and click “Purchase

Check I Agree and click Purchase

  • The purchase of the game has been successful, if my friend wants to install the game directly then click “Install Content

The game purchase has been successful, if you want to install the game directly, then click Install Content

  • Select the game storage folder and click “Next

Select the game storage folder and click Next

  • Later, my friend just waits for the download process to finish and make sure here your internet connection is fast and stable
  • The download process is complete then Steam will automatically install the game on your PC
  • All you have to do is play the game that you bought earlier.

That was a complete guide on how to buy games on Steam. If there are things you want to ask about the guide above, you can ask in the comments column.