[Working] Steam Change Region – 2023
This page will guide you through steps involved in order to change steam store region. Please find below the steps:
Choose a cheap game from steam store
Head to Steam store and choose a cheap game (any game below 50 cents would also work). Pick any one from here.
After choosing a game, go to the product page and click on “Add to Cart” option.
Change country to yours on cart page
On cart page, click on drop-down menu infront of the country and select your country. Post that, you will be asked for your billing address. You need to select – “Yes, my billing address is in <Your Country>“.
Click on Purchase for myself
After changing the billing address and country you should be able to see the updated price of the game which will be shown in your currency. Post that, click on “Purchase for myself”.
Choose the local payment method and pay
Depending on your country, certain local payment methods will become available to you. For example: For USA, you will see PayPal, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and JCB payment method.
Upon payment completion, your store region will also be updated to your country and you should be good to add funds or make community market purchase.
Detailed Explanation on how to change steam store region:
Step 1: Go to the “Steam store” and pick a cheap game. Click here to find the cheapest games at this time:
Step 2: After choosing a cheap game, go to the the product page and click on “Add to Cart”:
Step 3: Post adding the game to cart, change the country to <Your country> from the drop-down menu:
Step 4: Post selecting your country, you will be asked about your billing address, choose the option which says – “Yes, my billing address is in <Your Country>”:
Step 5: After changing the billing address, you should be able to see the price of game in your currency. Now, just go ahead and click on purchase for myself:
Step 6: Choose the local payment method through which you wish to pay and go ahead and make the payment:
Step 7: Post making the payment, your steam store region should automatically change to your country and now you can add funds or make community market purchases without any concerns!!
Here are some of FAQs on steam region change:
Q: Why do you need steam region change?
A: In order to add funds and make community market purchases, you should always change the store region of your account to your country.
Q: What happens if the steam store region is not pointing to your country?
A: If your steam store region is not pointing to your country and you try making purchasing using your country, you will get a steam alert and your account will be restricted from purchasing, playing games, etc until you prove that you are the owner of the account by providing purchase proofs.
Here’s a sample screenshot of steam alert which will be applied to your account if you make any transaction using payment method of a country which is different than your steam store region:
Q: What are the benefits of having steam store region pointing to your country?
A: You can use local payment methods of your country and add funds or make community market purchases without any fear of steam alert or fear of your account getting restricted.