In today's world, the Internet is becoming more accessible and gaining in importance. People not only receive information through the network, but also earn money, pay bills, and use the services of various online stores. You can buy anything online, and computer games are no exception to this rule. So how do you buy a game online?
- • computer;
- • access to the Internet;
- • money, bank cards, the ability to use electronic payment systems.
First you need to decide on the choice of the seller of the game you like. To find online stores of the required profile, it is enough to have a computer connected to the Internet. By entering the query "buy a game on the Internet" in the search bar, you will see how many stores sell similar products. How to navigate this variety and choose a reliable store? First of all, you need to find out how long this store has existed on the Internet. You can enter the query "reviews of (name of the online store)" into a search engine, which will take you to various rating sites and forums where people share their experience of working with this store. In addition, knowing the original name of the developer of the game you like, you can find their website or the website of their representative in your country. On this site, as a rule, there is a list of their official distributors and methods of purchasing the selected game. Many modern publishers have their own services that allow you to buy a game over the Internet. Having decided on the reliability of an online store, you need to choose a method that allows you to buy a game on the Internet.
One way is to buy the game over the Internet on a disc. To do this, you need to select a game in the online store catalog, and then send it to the virtual basket. This is usually done using the “buy” button or the basket icon (supermarket trolleys), which are located next to the name of the product. After choosing a game, you need to go to the cart to place an order. More often, the basket menu with the "Checkout" button is located in the right or at the top of the site page. Going to the checkout page, you need to decide on the method of delivery and payment. Most often, three delivery methods are offered (by courier, mail or self-pickup), but there may be more. Next, you need to fill out a form with contact information (phone and e-mail) and delivery address. Then you need to decide on the payment method that is most convenient for you. This can be: payment upon receipt (for courier delivery this is the norm), cash on delivery for mail, prepayment through a bank, using a bank card or electronic money (for example, WebMoney). Then an information letter containing information about registration will be sent to your e-mail. order. As a rule, such letters require confirmation of the authenticity of the order. To do this, you need to follow a specific link, after which the order is transferred to the processing and picking service. Now all that remains is to wait for the ordered game.
Another way, which has appeared relatively recently, is to buy a digital version of the game. More and more online stores, along with the traditional way, provide their customers with the opportunity to purchase the digital version of the game. This method is convenient in that the game can be obtained almost immediately after paying with a bank card or using electronic money. In order to buy the digital version of the game, you need to register on the website of the online store. By registering, you will get access to your personal account (with more serious protection of personal data), which will reflect all your purchases, their payment and the receipt of keys to the ordered games. Next, you need to choose the game you like and make a purchase, indicating your email address and payment method. All newsletters from the online store service will be sent to the mailbox specified during registration. Then, after confirming the authenticity of the order and the specified email address, you will need to pay for the game. After the payment is credited to the seller's account, a letter will be sent containing detailed instructions required to download the digital version of the purchased game and obtain license keys. Anyone who has a fast Internet connection with a stable connection can buy a game on the Internet in this way.