How to offer a video game on Steam?

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Alongside in-store purchases, the alternative of offering digital gifts that can be purchased and downloaded in just a few clicks has developed. The video game is not left out, since the overwhelming majority of titles are now available in dematerialized version. And on this point, Steam is the gold standard for PC gaming.



In some 20 years, Steam has become an essential place for PC gamers. By offering thousands of games, from the latest blockbuster to the small arty independent project, Valve's platform attracts more people every year thanks to its services and regular promotions. To offer a game to your friends, follow the guide!

Gift a game on Steam in just a few clicks

  1. Go to the Steam webpage or open the Steam application on your computer;
  2. Go to the " Store " ;
  3. Look for the game of your choice, and click on it;
  4. Click on the button " Add to Cart ", which will take you directly to the shopping cart page;
  5. Click on “Buy to give” ;
  6. Look for the name of the contact to whom you wish to offer the game (you must first have requested this contact as a friend)
  7. At this stage, you have the option of postponing the game's shipping date by clicking on "Choose send date". The game will then be sent at the date and time of your choice;
  8. Pay for your purchase;
  9. Your contact will receive an email with the game's activation code and the personalized message that you may have written.

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Download Steam


  • An essential service for any PC gamer
  • A pleasant social network side
  • Voice chat that does the job

Steam is unquestionably one of the must-have software for any PC gamer. A leader in the field of the sale of dematerialized games, the Valve platform also allows its users to take advantage of features that have become inherent in the practice of online video games, including voice and text chat. In other words, Steam allows you to combine everything in one software: the social aspect and communication between friends, but also the direct proxy of the games. An all-in-one that has been successful at Valve for almost a decade. 



Steam is unquestionably one of the must-have software for any PC gamer. A leader in the field of the sale of dematerialized games, the Valve platform also allows its users to take advantage of features that have become inherent in the practice of online video games, including voice and text chat. In other words, Steam allows you to combine everything in one software: the social aspect and communication between friends, but also the direct proxy of the games. An all-in-one that has been successful at Valve for almost a decade. 


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