Steam makes it easy to dig through your past purchases so you can see when you purchased content on Steam, what content you purchased, and what you paid for it. You can see your Steam purchase history with a few quick clicks.
Some of the images associated with the steps are included inline below. All images associated with these steps can be seen in the embedded YouTube video. Also, please note that you’re not able to leave a comment directly on this article. If you have a question or feedback, please leave it on the YouTube video.
Steps to Check Steam Purchase History
- Launch the Steam application on your computer. You’ll land on your Steam home screen.
- Click the drop-down arrow to the right of your Steam profile name in the upper right corner of the screen. A drop-down menu appears. Click “Account Details” in the drop-down menu. Your Steam account screen is displayed.
- Click “View Purchase History” in the Store and Purchase History section. A list of all of your Steam purchases will be displayed.
Reasons You Should Keep an Eye on Your Steam Purchase History
There are a few good reasons you should monitor your Steam game purchase history:
1. Know What You Own
As your Steam game library starts to build up, it gets easy to forget about the older games you own because they aren’t front and center. Occasionally going through your Steam game library is a great way to rediscover games that you loved that you may want to replay.
2. Monitor Spending
The great thing about the Steam Purchase History screen is that it also shows you what you paid for games. Steam does a great job of recommending games it thinks you love, repeatedly pushing popular new releases in front of you, and constantly having sales. As a result, over the course of the year you can easily spend more than you planned to on computer games. Checking in on this screen should give you the information you need to better track and monitor your video game spending habits.