Valve plans to give gamers one more reason not to leave home and not to meet real people.
On the site for Steamworks developers, the company announced Remote Play Together, which will allow gamers to enjoy a local cooperative via the Internet.
“Today our team announced anothera wonderful new feature that will be built into Steam - Remote Play Together. It will allow friends to play games with a local co-op over the Internet, as if they were together in the same room, ”wrote Valve interface designer Alden Kroll.
Today our team announced another great newplatform feature that will be built into Steam: Remote Play Together. This will allow friends to play local co-op games together over the internet as though they were in the same room together. https://t.co/jEZyGoXEfc
- Alden Kroll @ PAX Australia (@aldenkroll) October 10, 2019
According to Kroll, the function works with projects that support the game on a shared or split screen. The technology transmits your screen to your friend, collects its data and sends it to you.
According to PC Gamer, Remote Play Together beta testing will begin on October 21st.