[EN]: As a PC gamer, I get to play some titles that may not get to appear on consoles or that I simply believe are better when played with a keyboard and a mouse. If you are like me, then you should be happy to know Steam and GameStop are partnering in order to provide more of PC and Mac gaming to the masses. With Steam Wallet, gamers can purchase titles via this service at all U.S. GameStop locations with $20 and $50 denominations. Fans of computer gaming should be smiling now, especially if they’ve had problems buying games online with their debit or credit cards, like some gamers in Puerto Rico.
[ES]: Como un jugador de juegos PC, llego a jugar unos títulos que quizá no aparezcan en las consolas o que simplemente sean mejor jugados con un teclado y un ratón. Si eres como yo, entonces debes estar contento de saber que Steam y GameStop se unen para ofrecer más de juegos PC y Mac a las masas. Con Steam Wallet, los jugadores pueden comprar títulos vía este servicio en todas las tiendas GameSpot de los Estados Unidos con denominaciones de $20 y $50. Los aficionados de juegos de computadoras deberá estar sonriendo ahora, especialmente si han tenido problemas comprando juegos online con sus tarjetas de debito o de credito, como algunos jugadores in Puerto Rico.
[EN – Press Release]
Steam Wallet Comes to GameStop Stores
Steam Wallet Codes available for purchase in more than 4,400 stores starting today
GRAPEVINE, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May. 14, 2012– GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME), the world’s largest multichannel video game retailer, in partnership with Valve, creators of Steam, a leading platform for the delivery and management of PC and Mac games with over 40 million accounts, today announced the nationwide availability of the Steam Wallet at all U.S. GameStop locations. Steam Wallet codes will be available in $20 and $50 denominations giving PC and Mac gamers immediate access to Steam’s more than 1,800 titles.
“We are thrilled to be partnering with Valve on this new initiative,” said Steve Nix, GameStop’s GM of Digital Distribution. “This gives even more options to customers now that they can put money in their Steam Wallet using cash, gift cards or trade credits through our convenient neighborhood locations.”
“GameStop is the most recognized game retailer in the world and a leader in providing a state-of-the-art shopping experience for its customers,” said Jason Holtman, Valve’s Director of Business Development. “Offering Steam Wallet codes at GameStop extends more options and convenience to gamers around to the world.”
For more information, visit www.GameStop.com/steamwallet.
GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Grapevine, Texas, is the world’s largest multichannel video game retailer. GameStop’s retail network and family of brands include 6,614 company-operated stores in 15 countries worldwide and online atwww.GameStop.com. The network also includes: www.Kongregate.com, a leading browser-based game site; Game Informer(R) magazine, the leading multi-platform video game publication; Spawn Labs, a streaming technology company; and a digital PC game distribution platform available at www.GameStop.com/pc.
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