Hey there, guys!

I wanted to buy something on Steam, but I'm getting this error when I try to pay:

There seems to have been an error initializing or updating your transaction. Please wait a minute and try again or contact support for assistance.

Am I the only one getting it? I have checked my bank account and it's not empty and my card seems to be working.

JoeyBeanz (1 year ago)

Have you done what they asked you to do?

"Please wait a minute and try again or contact support for assistance."

I did. I have been trying to buy it this morning and now it's evening. I bet it was a minute.

Miirraa

(1 year ago)

AJValentine (1 year ago)

I get this often. purchase through a browser instead of steam application. it'll work then.

Doesn't work for a few friends of mine who have the same problem

SietseB

(1 year ago)

mustmax (1 year ago)

same here i wrote so support so if I don't get to buy the games for the summer sale price i will never buy a game on steam again -.- I even tried VISA and Mastercard for 6hours!

Sandvich18 (1 year ago)

Got this problem a couple months ago but I don't remember how I got rid of it :| I guess it wore off after couple of hours

RagtimeBetty (1 year ago)

Same here, cant use wallet or visa :(

hustlayo (1 year ago)

I get this: "There seems to have been an error initializing or updating your transaction. Please wait a minute and try again or contact support for assistance."

But if I don't and after I log in to Paypal to pay for a game then I get "An unexpected error has occurred. Your purchase has not been completed. Please contact Steam Support."

My father has the same.

Get your stupid shit together Valve. It's ridiculous. What's the point of a sale if you can't buy anything?

It worked through the browser. Although it was stuck on "working" for a few minutes at the end.

hustlayo

(1 year ago)

RagtimeBetty (1 year ago)

I exited steam and restart. I also signed in on my tablet pc - fixed

Eldrants (1 year ago)

i uses debit card and it worked like a charm!

howell2010 (1 year ago)

Shit, it is happening to me too on a flash sale D:

I really hope it works itself out before 5 hours from now!

Ricki (1 year ago)

It happened to me yesterday too in both browser and client, but when I tried today it worked.

baciu25 (1 year ago)

This is pathetic. Cant add funds to my wallet for about 12h

makromate (1 year ago)

Best advise: Ask Steam support..they may better help you than a bunch of forum ppl. :)

syahrefi (1 year ago)

Same problem here, bought several games and dlcs earlier but now i can't

hustlayo (1 year ago)

I can't buy a FUCKING THING! I'm running out of patience. Damn stupid shit is what Steam is.

AtomicWoodchuck (1 year ago)

Can't buy anything via the website either, but purchases are still working using the Steam client.

No, they don't.

hustlayo

(1 year ago)

They do for me, although me and Gaben go waaaaaaaaaaayyy back :P

AtomicWoodchuck

(1 year ago)

etze (1 year ago)

cant add funds for like 4 hours

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