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[Bitcoinist] Valve is Bringing Bitcoin to Over 125 Million Steam Users Worldwide

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http://bitcoinist.net/valve-is-bringing-bitcoin-to-over-125-million-gamers-worldwide/

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February 8, 2016 – Several lines found on Steam’s translation servers indicate Valve will be implementing bitcoin payment in their game DRM platform in future versions. They’ll be using the Bitpay API for handling in-store transactions. For privacy and security-minded gamers, as well as those in countries that suffer from region-locking and unfavorable pricing practices, this is a huge value-add.
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If they actually do this, it's a HUGE deal.

Having somebody like Valve (With their massive userbase and influence) be a part of Bitcoin would be incredible and help market it for even wider mass marker adoption.

I've been a proponent of it for years. I really hope this goes through, especially since BTC has been stable for quite a while now.
post #3 of 18
Now that's one small step for valve but one giant leap for the industry and cryptocurrencies.
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Very nice. This will be a big step forward for bitcoin too, I'm sure other large vendors will begin to accept Bitcoin if it does well on the steam platform
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Originally Posted by frickfrock999 View Post

If they actually do this, it's a HUGE deal.

Having somebody like Valve (With their massive userbase and influence) be a part of Bitcoin would be incredible and help market it for even wider mass marker adoption.

I've been a proponent of it for years. I really hope this goes through, especially since BTC has been stable for quite a while now.

Since BTC isn't your regular exchange market I hope I'm not messing something up here but this seems far from stable

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Good news for bitcoin
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good for people that have some cheap bitcoins, they might get worthy, but tbh bitcoin will come and go... mostly go again wink.gif
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Since BTC isn't your regular exchange market I hope I'm not messing something up here but this seems far from stable


Neither is any major economy nowadays.
    
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Originally Posted by frickfrock999 View Post

If they actually do this, it's a HUGE deal.

Having somebody like Valve (With their massive userbase and influence) be a part of Bitcoin would be incredible and help market it for even wider mass marker adoption.

I've been a proponent of it for years. I really hope this goes through, especially since BTC has been stable for quite a while now.

With Valve and Newegg accepting Bitcoin gamers have everything they need thumb.gif
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Between Steam, Newegg, and Wargaming accepting Bitcoin, I can not spend USD anymore! tongue.gif
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