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Does Steam allow to resell accounts with games?


Jacob Anderson
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I want a game on Steam that's priced around 50 USD but i've seen some websites that sell steam accounts with games purchased in countries where prices are considerably lower. My question is: Does Steam allow third-party vendors like this website to sell accounts with games? Is it unlikely that it will be deactivated? Thanks in advance for your help.


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Jason Porembski (Gluten Mifflin)
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That's probably the biggest problem with buying things digitally once they're assigned to an account.  How can you sell/trade it in?  Ever since Xbox and PlayStation have become more digital I've also been purchasing more digital content, especially with Gamestop giving $.22 cents as a game trade-in.

Anyway, to answer your question... Steam is against selling or trading accounts according to their FAQ online.

Can I buy or sell my Steam account?

Steam accounts cannot be bought or sold.

What happens if my Steam account is found to be bought or sold?

If a Steam account is found to be purchased or sold, the account may be locked permanently. Please refer to the Suspended Steam Account article for more information on account restrictions.


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