Indonesian gamers can finally be at ease as gaming platforms such as Steam and Epic Game Store will be resuming operations as they have been successfully registered on the Indonesia PSE website.
Edit (2nd August): As reported by GamerWK, Steam is now fully operational in Indonesia.
Over the course of the weekend, games in Indonesia were unable to access the aforementioned platforms due to their failure of registering under the Indonesian Government. This was due to the recently implemented regulations made by the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology of the Republic of Indonesia or Kominfo.
According to twitter user Daniel Ahmad, Kominfo had apologised to those who were affected as they were forced to issue the ban in accordance to non-compliance. They also mentioned that PayPal will also be resuming services for 5 days to allow users to manage and withdraw their money.
Kominfo has apologized to those impacted, but says it was forced to make the move due to non-compliance
PayPal will be unblocked for 5 days to allow people to manage / withdraw their money.
They have also heard from Valve who plan to register (So Steam should be unblocked soon) https://t.co/0BwK16Hpzl
— Daniel Ahmad (@ZhugeEX) July 31, 2022
One of our sister websites – GamerWK, they had reported that through a press conference that was held recently by the Director General of ICT Applications, Ministry of Communication and Information Technology – Semuel Abrijani Pangerapan had confirmed that Valve had contacted and registered their platform on the PSE website and users will be able to access Steam after meeting the requirements.
As of time of writing, Steam is still yet to be accessible in Indonesia, so gamers will have to wait out just a bit longer for them to play games like normal.
For those who are interested in checking out the full list of registered companies as well as other temporary unavailable or entirely revoked, you can do so here.
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