Steam is a popular service forPurchase of licensed copies of games. With the help of this tool, users can also play games, record their gaming achievements and acquire various game add-ons.
All data service functions are implemented in one computer application.
Client registration and installation
Before making purchases you need to go throughThe procedure for registering an account, on which all the information necessary for games will be recorded. To register, you need to go to the official website of the service and create your own profile through the appropriate menu item.
Go to the official Steam site and click onButton "Create account". To complete the registration you will need to come up with a username, specify a valid email account and create a password. After entering all the required information, accept the terms of the license agreement and click on the "Create account" button. Registration is complete, and you can proceed to download the client program.
Click the "Install Steam" button,Located in the upper right corner of the page. Download the client by clicking on the "Install Now" button. Select the location to save the installer file, and then run the resulting file on your computer. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.
Running the app and buying games
Before buying a game, it is advisable to familiarize yourself with its system requirements.
Double click on the appeared after installationA shortcut on the desktop with the logo of the Steam logo. You will need to enter your user name and password. Enter the information that you specified when you registered your account, and then click Login. If all information has been specified correctly, the interface of the store will be loaded. If this does not happen, check the entered data and try to log in again.
In the main window of the program interface appearsStore and a list of new offers available for Steam. You can select the desired sections of the program using the tabs located at the top of the window. To go to the game store, click the "Shop" tab. If you want to see a list of already purchased applications, go to the "Library" item. In the "Community" section you will see added friends. You can add other users by specifying their steam ID.
The "News" section presents the latest updates to the service.
To make a purchase, go to the "Shop" sectionAnd select the game you like. After reviewing the system requirements, click on the "Add to Cart" button to postpone the goods you like. Similarly, you can add more than one game at a time.
After the end of the shopping, go to the section"Shopping cart", highlight the purchases you have selected and click "Buy for yourself." Choose the most convenient payment methods and specify the payment details for the transaction. As soon as the purchase is completed, the distribution of the game will start, which, after unpacking, will be available in the "Library" section. To start using the game, you will just need to double-click on the name of the installed game.