Steam Alternatives

Here are the best Steam alternatives on the Internet. Please report any problems on our forums. Updated on May 17th 2021.

Promoted Steam Alternatives:

Name Description Currency Store Logo



Direct marketing store that sells steam keys, origin keys, Xbox Live, uplay keys, PSN Codes and time-cards for online games. Get 3% off! Voucher: UNPWR3. Get extra 8% off any software: UNPWR8 USD, EUR, GBPUSD, EUR, GBP SCDKEY



French store. Has 10 different domains for 10 different regions. Prices differ depending on region but some countries are allowed to pick their currency. By hardcore gamers for hardcore gamers since 2004! Our staff is made up of e-sports veteran This is one of the biggest European stores and it’s legit for sure. Customer care 7 days a week! USD, EUR, GBP DLGamer
CD Keys



A very popular CD Key store available worldwide! USD, EUR, GBPUSD, EUR, GBP G2A, Steam Alternatives, Game Keys
Humble Store



From the creators of The Humble Bundle, pretty cool offers, cheap games and some of their profits are going for charity. Nice! USD, EUR, GBPUSD, EUR, GBP The Humble Store



Contains DRM games (Steam, Origin mostly), Metaboli’s download service. Don’t know where to find to find cheap Steam games? You’re in the right place! GBPGBP GamesPlanet

Other stores:

Alternatives Description Currency Store Logo



Polish store available worldwide with great prices.
Get 3% off! Voucher: UNPWR
USD, EUR, GBPUSD, EUR, GBP G2A, Steam Alternatives



Marketplace for game cdkeys. Offers over 13 000 games and great and customer service in 15 languages 24/7. Get 3% off! Voucher: UNPWR USD, EUR, GBPUSD, EUR, GBP Kinguin, Marketplace, Steam Redeemable, CDKeys, Steam keys
Gaming Dragons



Gaming Dragons is what’s left after, the owner is from United Kingdom and is a pretty cool guy, store is legit 100%! USD, EUR, GBP Gaming Dragons



One of the best bundle store out there, indie bundles and games inside. Formerly: Bundle Stars USD, EUR, GBP Fanatical
Gamers Outlet



This store, from USA, which was funded on November 2013, is a long last wish of its owners: Creating a place where people are able to buy games at affordable prices.


We offer a secure, fast, cheap and reliable platform for all to a wide variety of your gaming needs.

USDGBP GamersOutlet



Here’s a nice store, it’s available worldwide in 3 currencies (you can chose GBP, USD or EUR), it’s in English. is an authorized and legit digital distribution platform serving fantastic PC and Mac games at the lowest prices possible.
Get 5% off! Use the special voucher: New code coming soon!
USD, EUR, GBP GameBillet
Gamers 247



New addition to our list, it’s a UK store, running for over 10 years.
Get 15% off! Voucher: UNPWR
USD, EUR, GBP Gamers 247



Direct2Drive is back. USD, EUR, GBP D2D



One of the biggest both retail and digital sellers out there. It is regionally restricted sometimes but you just need to enter any USA address to buy US-specific products. USD Amazon



EA’s distribution system, DRM and regional locked games, regional shops that differ greatly from each other in many cases, poor Live Chat support. USD, EUR, GBPUSD, EUR, GBP Origin



This is basically a Blizzard store (featuring Diablo, StarCraft and Warcraft series). USD, EUR, GBPUSD, EUR, GBP Battlenet
Good Old Games



This Polish store is pretty popular as it has no DRM at all = you can install everything you buy there no matter how many times and no matter where. You need to setup an account and all of your purchases are displayed on a cool looking shelf with covers and setup files. Very nice alternative to Steam especially that it has older games mostly that wouldn’t run on modern hardware/OS without GOG’s help. USD Good Old Games (GOG)



Brazillian store with games, it is not in English but you can buy just fine from any place on planet. USD Nuuvem



The store allows to trade in owned games, great voucher codes that stack with owned games, currency depends on your choice. Probably the best alternative to Steam. USD, EUR, GBP Green Man Gaming



American store with regionally restricted stores (for US, UK and EU). No SSL and regional locked games sometimes. Good prices and lots of offers every week. USD, EUR, GBP GamersGate



One of the first alternatives to anything, it started out with very low prices, pretty good website and not bad customer support. Then they started asking for IDs (because of scams) and even sold some stolen games… Anyway pretty much everyone knows G2Play now – buy at your own risk but it seems to be ok for few years now. Get 3% off! Use the special voucher: UNPWR USD, EUR, GBPUSD, EUR, GBP G2Play


102 responses to “Steam Alternatives”

  1. happymondays Avatar

    I would like to correct your lsit, as Gametap’s definitely not US only.

  2. 3stripes Avatar

    Just purchased a couple of days ago Saints Row 2 from G2Play. It worked grate and I received the Steam code fast. The only problem was that is the cut German version (it is also specified on the site) so you don’t have any blood, bodies disappear very fast and the worst is that you can’t change the language of the game from German to English.
    Luckily they also have a link to a patch that resolves all of those problems.

  3. happymondays Avatar

    I’ve just bought Warcraft III and Starcraft Battle Chest there, paid via Paypal. Everything went OK, I activated, downloaded and installed the games. They play fine. It was a real bargain.

  4. harrykot Avatar

    I’m just curious: is the situation with G2play still the same? it’s still “Buy at your own risk”?
    Do people still complain?
    Because it advertises a lot, especially on this site. Informations about promotion on their shop go to weekend deals, and so on.
    If not – why do you promote uncertain shop?
    If it’s cleared move it to trusted alternatives shops.

  5. masterslay Avatar

    Havent bought any game from XFIRE game store yet, but i have been watching it for some time, their prices is kind of weird, i was tempted to buy dow 2 cause they set their price to 15 euro. And i was thinking: wow what a sweet deal!.

    But waited see if it was cheaper other places.

    Never should have done that, cause they raised their price to 19,99 euro close to the other sites “powered by metaboli”. I didnt notice before, but they had the “powered by metaboli” logo on their site, dont know when they got that.

    And today i see their prices was raised to 29,99 euro :/ far above the price other places, powered by metaboli.

    But worst of it, Dow 2 is in the xfire “deal” section :P, what an deal?

    I just dont get it. Why so high price for that little piece of short game. The game ain’t worth 29,99 euro, i dont even think the game itself is worth 15 euro, if it wasnt for the graphic max 7-10 euro for it. But unfortunately 15 euro was the cheapest i could find.

    Just wanted to try that survival stuff. For me its like a minigame. Get entertained one day and never play again.

    Company of heroes much better game, more replay value, and greater price reduction. And best of all, the choice between retail or steam version.

  6. hornedry2k Avatar

    For German Users is Gamerdeals-Shop a good Choice. Keys with good Prices !!

  7. iAlex Avatar

    XFire Game Store is powered by Metaboli. So you may remove it from the list? It’s the save service with differnt stylesheets

  8. comlab Avatar

    Do never buy from, it is fraud and they are criminals! I bought Company of Heroes as a Steam gift and paid with Paypal. After 3 month Steam removed the game from my list because it was gifted by by a stolen credit card. The owner of the shop kobe “” never react to my complaining mails. Paypal did not make any action because the transaction was to long ago. So I lost my money, at least Steam did not disabled my complete account, they only removed the game from my list. I’m concerned that all this cheap selling key shops are not very serious.
    Kind Regards comlab

  9. stranded Avatar

    Master_Zica I’m sorry to hear that, that’s why we put G2Play in Buy at your own risk section.

    Maybe EA banned it because it was a key from Asia?

  10. Master_Zica Avatar
    Master_Zica sold me a STOLEN Direct2Drive key for FIFA10. My EA Download Manager got suspended under accusation of fraud and EA isn’t reactivating my account, so I’m not getting it back. That means I lost all games I had registered. I strongly advise against any deals G2Play has to offer!

  11. marmot Avatar

    What do you think about ?

  12. shakespear Avatar

    bought at dlgamer silverfall, DRM on it… No information about it was available….

  13. lackoo Avatar

    From G2Play’s website has also aquired the veteran CD Keys selling website (since2005!). The website is now redirected to and all customers are now welcomed to

  14. Phil_the_pain Avatar

    I’ve myself bought a DoW2 and, afterward, a L4D cd-keys from and, as another user mentioned above, the cd-keys received were as described, both registered to my Steam account and the games are downloading right now. They send you a scan of the cd-key which releaved me from all my suspicions.

    You should give it a shot too.