A post on Steam from Valve
announces that products on Steam now offer localized prices in Australian
dollars for customers down under (thanks
lack of local pricing in Australia has long been a frustration for gamers in the
region, we can point to a story from over
seven years ago
with complaints about AU price-gouging. Here's word on what's
changing and what's staying the same:
The entire Steam catalog is now
priced in Australian Dollars for customers living in Australia.
Frequently Asked Questions
What happened to USD in my Steam Wallet?
Australian accounts with Steam Wallets in USD have automatically been converted
to Australian Dollars, at a conversion rate dictated by market value at the time
of conversion. To view your wallet balance and account details, go to
Can I continue to make purchases in USD?
The Australian Dollar is the currency that is available for purchases made in
Has the availability of games on Steam changed with this?
No changes have been made to the contents of your library. All of the languages
and features in the games that existed when the store was priced in USD are
still available. Most games previously available in USD are now priced in AUD
and are available for purchase in Australia, but an occasional product may be
missing until it is priced in AUD.