New Steam Feature Adds Online Play to All Local Multiplayer Games

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Steam is preparing to launch a new “Remote Play Together” feature, which will let you play local multiplayer games over the internet with friends “as though they were in the same room.” Valve announced the new functionality to developers via the Steamworks website, before PC Gamer reported its existence publicly. The new feature is planned for release in beta in the week of October 21st. Remote Play Together has the potential to open local multiplayer games up to a much wider audience, by making them playable to anyone who doesn’t have people they can play with nearby. Interestingly, PC Gamer notes the Steamworks page for the new feature says that it will work automatically for “all local multiplayer, local co-op and split-screen games,”... Continue reading…

New Steam Feature Adds Online Play to All Local Multiplayer Games

Valve is introducing a new feature to Steam designed to allow local multiplayer games to stream seamlessly over the internet. Remote Play Together could reinvigorate ...

Thu 10 Oct 19 from Extremetech

Steam Is Taking Local Multiplayer Gaming Experiences Online With A New Feature

Valve is getting ready to introduce a new feature to Steam that will bring automatic online support for local multiplayer games. The feature is called "Remote Play Together" and it enables ...

Thu 10 Oct 19 from HotHardware

Upcoming Steam feature will add online support for all local multiplayer games

As reported by PC Gamer, the Remote Play Together feature was announced on the Steamworks website, which is only accessible to developers, but a couple shared the information publicly. It will ...

Thu 10 Oct 19 from Techspot

Steam's Remote Play Together brings any local multiplayer game online

Steam is set to offer a new feature that'll make multiplayer games a more communal experience. Called "Remote Play Together," the feature is designed for shared-screen ...

Thu 10 Oct 19 from Engadget

Steam’s next big feature will make any “local multiplayer” game work online

Late October launch; supports up to four computers, requires only one copy of game.

Thu 10 Oct 19 from Arstechnica

Steam will soon let offline multiplayer games be played with friends online

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Thu 10 Oct 19 from Techradar

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