Leak: Valve Is Bringing Bitcoin Payments to Steam

Leak: Valve Is Bringing Bitcoin Payments to Steam

 New translation strings in Steam’s Translation Server – a project to localize Steam in 26 languages –  suggest that game developer and digital distributor Valve will soon begin to offer bitcoin as a payment option to the world’s biggest PC gaming distributor and store, Steam.

A leaked string from Steam’s translation project has revealed that Valve’s Steam will soon integrate bitcoin as a payment option to its PC gaming community. The integration is made possible by using Bitpay’s API, the leak shows.

The strings were leaked on Reddit and are included below:

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Bitcoin transactions are authorized through the BitPay website. Click the button below to open a new web browser to initiate the transaction.

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Tips for Bitcoin customers

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This process can take up to 60 seconds. To avoid purchasing failures, please do not hit your back button or close the bitpay window before the process is complete.

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Note: Any approved refunds for purchases made with Bitcoin can only be credited to your Steam wallet

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Your purchase is currently in progress and is waiting for confirmation of Bitcoin

Read more ... source: TheBitcoinNews

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