Install the client software first before you get the games. The software can be gotten from the web app and with an option of installation; decide to install. Steam provides the solution of digitally accessing the games rather than buying from the physical store. The game you buy can be installed on the PC. You can install and decide to uninstall anytime.
Register an account with steam. After having an account, you’ll launch your app on the PC. The account password should be safe and make your access secure.
Search for games to buy in the app
When you launch the software client, starting searching the games from the search bar. If you’re not particular on the game you want, use the advanced search to obtain the game you wish for. The listing of the publishers and their games can help you arrive at the game faster.
By clicking on the games that interest you, view their videos, and decide to buy or add to the wishlist. The wishlist is like a store to allow you to buy the game later. You can make numerous selections and add to the wishlist; some you can outrightly reject or follow. The games you can buy immediately will require a games key.
When you pick some games to your wishlist, you can view them, read about the games before deciding the ones to buy. The videos can guide you on the games you like. When you’ve decided on a game, add to the shopping cart.
The cart will therefore contain only the games you’re willing to pay for. You may buy some and pay for others later on. In the shop cart, the game will be indicated with the price if it’s for sale; some games on steam are free.
When you feel ready to buy the game(s), visit your shopping cart and select the game you’re willing to pay for. On your ‘Cart’ button click on purchase to start the process of buying the game(s). You’ll click on the item(s) on the shopping list to start the process of paying
Payment and installation
Since you know the price of the games you’re buying, you can then embark on paying for the games. You can use the credit card, debit cards, or other E-wallets such as PayPal. You can also use the steam wallet for prepayments. There’s no room for cash payment even in their physical stores.
You can also, buy for your friend or family members. With steam keys, you can install them on different PCs and using the same account. But when you buy for a friend or family or send it to them and they install it on their PCs.
When you’re done with the payment, you’ll also buy PC games keys. You’ll need the gamekeys to activate your games before they finally download. The codes will be fed on the activation code bar and then confirmed.
The game then pops up for installation, accept to install, and automatically goes to the library. To access your game, get to the library, and click on your game to play.