Valve finally overhauls Steam Chat with new and improved features

Communication is important amongst gamers, especially in team-based games. This is why apps such as Discord have flourished where it comes with extensive tools and features that allow gamers to keep in touch with each other especially in the game itself. However it seems that Valve doesn’t want Discord to have all the fun.In an announcement on its website, Valve has announced a bunch of new Steam Chat features that will be available in an open beta. According to Valve, these new features include an updated Friends List. “The friends list now has a customizable favorites section at the top, for quick access to the people, groups, and chats you care about most. You’ll also see in-game friends at the top of your list, grouped together by game or even by party, making it easier to join in, or just to see which games are popular among friends.”There will also be support for group chats which lets users drag and drop their friends into the window to create a group chat. These chats can be saved so that they can be

Valve Totally Overhauls Steam Chat Client With Group Tools And Friends List

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Wed 13 Jun 18 from HotHardware

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