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Introducing Bitcoin support

One of the most common requests we get is adding more methods to pay when buying games. Starting today you can now pay with Bitcoin to any seller that is using itch.io’s payout system. You don’t need to change anything about your account for it to work, and you’ll still receieve payouts in USD!

Bitcoin payments are implemented through Stripe’s Bitcoin support.

To buy something, all you need to purchase is an e-mail address and some bitcoins:

Stripe (via Coinbase) guarantees the exchange rate for 10 minutes:

This feature has been requested for a while (it’s the fifth issue on Github!) and we’re really happy to take a first step in the cryptocurrency world.

Enjoy!

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Hi, is this feature still available on itch.io? I was trying to buy a game but the option of purchasing with Bitcoin did not appear on the purchase panel.

Hi, is this feature still available on itch.io? I was trying to buy a game but the option of purchasing with Bitcoin did not appear on the purchase panel.

Coinbase banned Iran! So countries which are under USA sanctions, cannot trust or register to that!

Wow I am very happy about it but can the publisher decide to receive bitcoins rather the dollars ?