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Steam now tells you exactly how much you’ve spent on games

Steam Account Spend
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Steam has a new tool to let you know just how much you’ve spent on video games in its virtual store – though you may regret seeing the result.

VentureBeat (opens in new tab) first spotted the new official Steam 'Account Spend' tool (opens in new tab) that adds up every single purchase you’ve ever made on Steam. All you need to do is click through the link, login and presto: instant regret. 

We jest, of course, but this editor in particular discovered he spent a total of $4,105.60 (about £3,115.51, AU$5,572.33) since installing the service.

Steam 'Account Spend' tool

Now there have been other tools, like Steam Calculator, that offer a similar displeasing utility. However, this official webpage is the first we’ve seen that calculates exactly what you’ve spent down to the last cent. That said the official Steam calculator doesn't factor in the value of game codes that you've redeemed from Humble Bundle, GOG or other sources.

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Kevin Lee
Kevin Lee

Kevin Lee was a former computing reporter at TechRadar. Kevin is now the SEO Updates Editor at IGN based in New York. He handles all of the best of tech buying guides while also dipping his hand in the entertainment and games evergreen content. Kevin has over eight years of experience in the tech and games publications with previous bylines at Polygon, PC World, and more. Outside of work, Kevin is major movie buff of cult and bad films. He also regularly plays flight & space sim and racing games. IRL he's a fan of archery, axe throwing, and board games.