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Steam Wallet Beta

Steam Wallet is a new service Valve is beta testing to offer an alternate method of paying for games on the Steam service. As the name implies, the service allows you to store funds in a Steam-specific account instead of keeping your cash stuffed in the mattress.

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32. Re: Steam Wallet Beta Sep 14, 2010, 13:42 Dev
 
Rilcon wrote on Sep 14, 2010, 00:05:
The benefit over Paypal is it's not Paypal.

As for over a credit or debit card, no effect on me. I do know some countries / banks have silly rules in regards to their use online. May be this is intended for people to drop, say, 50 euro in bulk one day via a non-instant money transfer, then have that money there to buy whatever instantly some other day.

Or something.
Yeah I bet you are right, that and selling steam money cards at stores as someone else suggested. Those are the primary reasons I imagine.
 
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