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Steam drops Bitcoin as a payment method

Steam will no longer accept Bitcoin on the store. Valve revealed the change in a blog post, citing volatility of the currency’s value and high processing fees as the two main reasons behind its decision. Both of these factors changed significantly in the last few months, according to Valve. The transaction fees – charged by […]
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