steam market and games help?

is it possible to buy games on steam ( put them into you inventory) and sell them on the market?

2 Answers

  • Gary
    Lv 4
    8 years ago

    You can't do that from your own account, but when you receive gifts, you have the option of putting them into your inventory and gifting it to other people. Essentially, you could gift yourself and do this from a different account.

    However, these gifted games can't be "sold" per say. You can have a open transaction and trade with another steam user, but you won't be able to obtain the activation code and sell it that way.

  • Anonymous
    8 years ago

    You can buy a game and put it in your inventory by clicking "Purchase as a gift" -> "Store the gift in my inventory to send later".

    You can't sell your stored Steam games on the Community Market, but you can trade them on different websites such as

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