The era of video games will not pass soon; on the contrary, more and more people enjoy playing during their free time. However, sometimes games have to be bought individually and a small fee must be paid for maximum enjoyment.
A constant question is whether paying for games with a PayPal account is possible. To the benefit and joy of many, this is possible. You have to evaluate the payment options of each game and find the PayPal button.
How to pay for games with PayPal?
The process on almost all the pages is almost the same: you must link your PayPal account with the game and accept that the funds are taken from the account. It will be enough to enter a username and password for the following payments.
Pay Nintendo games with PayPal
Nintendo is one of the most popular video game companies in the world, it has been in the market for several years, and since then, it has offered unique services to all those who want to enjoy their video games.
Now, to pay for your games with PayPal, you need to be in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg; Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, or the United Kingdom.
All the countries mentioned above allow Nintendo to use PayPal to pay for their games. It is essential that the account owner is over 18 years old and verifies their identity through an ID provided by the government.
You need to create a Nintendo account and link it with PayPal to make the payment. The steps are simple when you have a Nintendo account; you need to seek the option “payment methods” and select PayPal.
Add the necessary funds and click on “Continue“. You will complete the purchase and link the PayPal account for future transactions.
Pay for PlayStation games with PayPal
With the new consoles such as PS4 and PS5, the whole procedure can be carried out from the PlayStation Store before starting to play. It is also possible to create an account through the PlayStation website.
Once inside the account, you have to search for “account management” and select “payment management”. In the next menu, there is the option “add the payment method”, and here you must enter all the information about the PayPal account.
For PS5 consoles, you have to go to “settings” and “users and accounts” once the new page opens, select “Account” and “Payment and subscriptions” here you can find the option “payment methods”. Among the alternatives is “PayPal account” .
Once again, you must enter all the information of the PayPal account and select “log in”. When activating the option, selecting “set as default” is advisable. That way, all purchases made in the future will be deducted from PayPal.
To set up the account, you need to be in one of these countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, or Luxembourg.
It is also available for Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Colombia, Chile, Peru, Iceland, Israel, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Japan, and the United States.
Similarly, when trying to associate the account with PayPal from some countries where it is not available, the platform will indicate that a problem has occurred, and it is not possible to associate the accounts at that time.
Do other video game companies accept PayPal?
Most will accept payments through PayPal, but you must ensure you are in a country where it is possible to make the transaction. You can also link the account with Google Play and other platforms where it is possible to enjoy video games.
Before linking the accounts, it is essential to ensure you have a secure connection and enter a browser with the necessary protections to prevent the account information from being stolen by a hacker. It is essential to protect your information.