Can You Use an Amazon Gift Card to Buy Steam Games?

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By Valerie Becker

If you are an avid gamer, you might be wondering if you can use your Amazon gift card balance to purchase Steam games. The answer is yes, and we will explain how you can do it.

What is an Amazon Gift Card?

An Amazon gift card is a prepaid stored-value card that you can use to purchase items on the Amazon website or app. You can buy these cards from Amazon or other retailers, and they come in different denominations.

What is Steam?

Steam is a digital distribution platform for video games developed by Valve Corporation. It allows users to buy, download, and play games on their computers. Steam has a vast library of games from various developers and publishers.

How to Use Your Amazon Gift Card Balance on Steam

To use your Amazon gift card balance on Steam, follow these steps:

Step 1: Go to the Steam Website

Open your web browser and go to the Steam website at

Step 2: Log In or Create an Account

If you already have a Steam account, log in using your credentials. If not, create a new account by clicking on the “Join Steam” button on the top right corner of the page.

Step 3: Add Items to Your Cart

Browse through the library of games available on Steam and add your desired games to your cart by clicking on the “Add to Cart” button next to each game’s name.

Step 4: Proceed to Checkout

Once you have added all the games you want to purchase into your cart, click on the green “Purchase for myself” button located at the bottom right corner of your cart.

Step 5: Select Payment Method

On the payment page, select “Amazon Pay” as your payment method. You will be redirected to the Amazon website to complete the transaction.

Step 6: Use Your Amazon Gift Card Balance

Once you are on the Amazon website, log in using your credentials and select “Apply a Gift Card to Your Account.” Enter the claim code of your Amazon gift card, and the balance will be added to your account.

Step 7: Complete Transaction

After adding the gift card balance to your account, go back to Steam and click on “Continue” on the payment page. Your Amazon gift card balance should now show up as a payment option. Select it and click on “Continue” again to complete the transaction.


Yes, you can use your Amazon gift card balance to purchase Steam games. It’s a simple process that involves linking your Amazon account with Steam and using your gift card balance as a payment method. Now that you know how to do it, you can use your gift card balance for all your gaming needs on Steam.