Remote Play Together is a new Steam feature for playing local co-op over the internet

Valve plans to give gamers another reason not to leave the house and meet real people.


On the Steamworks developer site, the company announced Remote Play Together, which will allow gamers to enjoy local co-op over the Internet.

“Today our team announced anothera great new feature coming to Steam - Remote Play Together. It will allow friends to play local co-op games over the Internet as if they were in the same room together,” wrote Valve UI designer Alden Kroll.

According to Kroll, the feature works with projects that support shared or split screen play. The technology broadcasts your screen to your friend, collects his data and sends it to you.

According to PC Gamer, the Remote Play Together beta testing will begin on October 21st.