IT

Steam digital gift cards just made the holidays easy

Steam digital gift cards just made the holidays easy

One other point to pay attention to is that you can not use your existing Steam wallet funds to pay for a gift card.

Mimicking the retail Steam Gift Cards, the digital ones are also only purchasable in preset amounts, and existing Steam Wallet funds can not be used to purchase them.

Valve has provided physical Steam gift cards for retailers to sell on for a number of years.

Valve has today announced the availability of new Steam Digital Gift Cards created to easily allows friends and family to add funds to online Steam wallets. The only catch in this situation is that Steam will convert the value of the gift card to the recipient's currency, i.e sending from Malaysia to Singapore will have the value changed from Ringgit to Singapore Dollars.

You Can Play Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Right Now, Here's How
If you level up your friendship or decorate your campsite with an animal's favorite items, she or he might pay you a visit. Anyone looking to pre-register and receive an alert as soon as the game is released can do so on Nintendo's website .

The launch does come with a couple of restrictions, however. The cards you purchased in India will automatically be converted into the currency accepted in the country your friend or family live. Other outlets such as PC World also offer them, and will even post them out to you.

Digital gift cards are the ideal gift for any PC gamer with a wishlist full of strong upcoming titles, or they are for someone that does not have a set wishlist or one who prefers microtransactions and DLC.

If you're feeling generous, head over to Steam's website for more details. Since it is digital, there is no need to purchase it in retail stores or in online stores before use. The first was to gift a single game, achieved by purchasing the desired game and tagging it as a gift purchase. Circumventing region-locks that prevent the gifting of games. In case the receiver declines the gift, which is highly unlikely, the money will be refunded to the original payment system.


  • Caroline Garcia digs deep to find winning formula once more — WTA Finals

    Caroline Garcia digs deep to find winning formula once more — WTA Finals

    The 26-year-old said: "Of course, I did everything I could and I wanted to win it, but it just didn't happen". Svitolina will need to defeat Halep in straight sets coupled with a Wozniacki win to qualify.
    Amazon's latest Alexa device is a home security camera

    Amazon's latest Alexa device is a home security camera

    The kit of the camera and the smart lock will set you back $249.99, you can find out more details about it at the link below. Amazon Cloud Cam , an intelligent indoor security camera that lets you keep track of your home at an affordable price.
    At the American University unknown staged a shooting

    At the American University unknown staged a shooting

    On Sept. 21, a student was shot in the arm following an argument and subsequent fight in a campus dorm room. The shooting occurred as students celebrated the university's Homecoming, the Monroe News Star reported.
  • Pakistan Tells US Its Military Solution Has Failed In Afghanistan

    Pakistan Tells US Its Military Solution Has Failed In Afghanistan

    USA officials have long accused Pakistan of turning a blind eye or assisting the Afghan Taliban and the allied Haqqani network. The minister said Pakistan cut off several contacts with the United States following its revised policy.
    Microsoft beats forecasts as cloud boosts quarterly results

    Microsoft beats forecasts as cloud boosts quarterly results

    As for Windows, revenue from companies putting Pro versions of the operating system on devices was up by 4 percent. Microsoft's stock was up about 2 percent at $80.25 in after-hours trading.
    Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) Buys BroadSoft Inc (BSFT)

    Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) Buys BroadSoft Inc (BSFT)

    According to Robbins, businesses have to think about how they interact with their customers when dealing with digital strategies. The move is consistent with Cisco's strategic pivot away from expensive equipment and hardware to cloud-based software services.
  • Texans players considered walkout over Bob McNair comment

    Texans players considered walkout over Bob McNair comment

    McNair, a billionaire, gave money to Trump's presidential campaign a year ago , as did many other National Football League owners. Texans coach Bill O'Brien declined to comment on any connection to McNair, saying only that Hopkins had taken a "personal day".
    HBO drops Mark Halperin project after sexual harassment allegations

    HBO drops Mark Halperin project after sexual harassment allegations

    By Thursday morning, Halperin , who regularly appears on MSNBC's " Morning Joe " and other NBC News programs, was on leave indefinitely.
    Excitement over Apple iPhone X higher than demand

    Excitement over Apple iPhone X higher than demand

    The iPhone X is the first iPhone that Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak won't be grabbing on "day one", breaking a tradition of sorts. PDT. "But my wife will, so I'll be close enough to see it", he says at the Money 20/20 conference held in Las Vegas (via CNBC ).
  • AMD launches Ryzen Mobile APUs with Vega graphics

    AMD launches Ryzen Mobile APUs with Vega graphics

    While the 2700U offers 10 Vega graphics compute units, the 2500U is limited to 8, though specifications are similar elsewhere. Of course, none of this actually matters unless AMD can get its chips into the hands of consumers.
    Health officials urge flu vaccine

    Health officials urge flu vaccine

    Both sites will offer walk-up vaccinations, while a drive-thru option will also be available at the Tustin site. In severe cases, however, the virus can lead to unsafe complications resulting in hospitalization or even death.
    U.S.  black rights group warns travelers off American Airlines

    U.S. black rights group warns travelers off American Airlines

    However, Johnson said that the travel advisory would remain in effect until the NAACP had seen that its concerns were addressed. After being told she was being kicked off the plane, Mallory called the pilot a racist in a profanity-laced exchange.