What is Steam?
Steam is a gaming platform that can be downloaded to PCs and mobile devices. You can set up a profile, download, purchase and play game titles. You can add friends and communicate via online messaging and voice chat. Steam allows members to live stream their gameplay and facilitates in-game purchases using a Steam Wallet. Funds can be added to this wallet using PayPal, credit cards or Steam Wallet codes, which are for sale at physical stores and online. Counter-Strike is a popular title on Steam.
How do people use Steam?
Learn more about the benefits and risks associated with how people use gaming services like Steam.
How can you report online abuse or block someone?
- Addressing abuse, harassment and other misconduct on Steam
Learn how you can block someone or report inappropriate content and abuse on Steam.
How can you protect your personal information?
- Steam profile privacy
Learn how profile privacy works and how to make your account as secure as possible.
Key safety links
- Family View
Learn how to use Family View and how to configure which content and features of Steam a child can access.
- Steam Support Knowledge Base
Offers a range of general help, how-to and troubleshooting information.
- Rules and guidelines
Discussions, reviews, and user-generated content as well as guidelines for the use of Steam.
Explains how your information is collected, stored and used by Valve, the owners of Steam.