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How to Check Your Total Spent on Steam

Uh oh, how much have I really spent on games this year?

Games can be tempting, and spending can add up fast. The good news is that Steam lets you track your total spending. This guide shows you how to check money spent on your Steam and maintain control of your gaming budget.

A Step-by-Step Guide on How to Check Money Spent on Steam

Step 1: Log in to your account through the Steam app or browser.

Step 2: Navigate to "Support"

Step 3: Click "My Account"

Step 4: Scroll and Click "Data Related to Your Steam Account"

Step 5: Find and select "External Funds Used"

"External Funds Used" has the total amount you spend on game purchases from the Steam store or money to fund your Steam wallet.

Note: Steam may require you to re-enter your login credentials and verify your account with a code sent to your email.

Money Spend Categories

Apart from the Total Spend, you might be able to see other categories related to your purchases, here is a breakdown:

  • TotalSpend: This is a summary of the total amount of external funds in your account
  • OldSpend: All the external funds applied to your account before April 17, 2015.
  • PWSpend: If you have linked your account to CS:GO or Dota 2, PWSpend will reflect the approximate amount in USD.
  • ChinaSpend: This will be the amount you have spent when your account has applied for external funds in Steam China. You will see the currency in RMB.

 

Steam PC Game Prices on the Rise

 

image credit: statista

 

The average price of PC games on Steam was at $15.50 in 2023 (7% increase from $13.30 in 2020). It's expected to increase with an estimated average price of $18.10 by 2028, a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 6% over the past five years.

Top Countries Using Steam

While Steam is popular worldwide, there are some countries where it has a particularly strong presence. Here are the top countries using Steam:

Country Number of Users
United States 13.7M
China 11.4M
Russia 9.5M
Brazil  4.9M
Germany 3.6M
Canada 3M
Turkey  2.8M
France 2.8M
UK 2.6M
Poland 2.4M

And perhaps, you are wondering, what country has the least Steam users, well, Sint Maarten has only 3.8K users, followed by Mauritania with 4K and South Sudan with 4.2K users.

Conclusion

Being aware of your total spending on games helps you make smarter choices about future games, after all, keeping the budget on track makes the fun going for longer. Happy gaming!

 

About the author

Adan Cabal

I’ve cultivated my writing skills and learned to marry my interests by working as a gaming journalist here at Game Champions. This is a perfect way to talk about the things I’ve always loved and share my thoughts with a wider audience.