Go Back   Rage3D » Rage3D Discussion Area » Gaming and Computing Forums » PC Gaming
Rage3D Subscribe Register FAQ Members List Calendar Mark Forums Read

PC Gaming Discuss all PC games, past and present. Talk about your favorite games, share tips and strategies, and anything else relating to computer games.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old Nov 14, 2019, 06:16 PM   #1
Advertisement (Guests Only)

Login or Register to remove this ad
xCLAVEx
Not gone
 
Join Date: Feb 2001
Posts: 23,342
xCLAVEx once held a door open for a complete strangerxCLAVEx once held a door open for a complete strangerxCLAVEx once held a door open for a complete stranger


Thumbs up Steam Is Adding Online Play to All Local Multiplayer Games

Quote:
Some PC games include a local multiplayer option for groups of people who want to play together in the same location. But Steam is unlocking the ability to play such games without needing everyone to be in the same place.

As PC Gamer reports, Valve is launching a new feature for Steam games called Remote Play Together. What Remote Play Together does is add online support for local multiplayer games, meaning you can play with friends even if you can't all meet up in the same location and sit in front of the same TV.

The new feature was announced on the developer-only Steamworks website, but later confirmed in the tweet you see above by Alden Kroll, who works on Steam at Valve.

The good news for developers is, Remote Play Together support will automatically get added to "all local multiplayer, local co-op and split-screen games" when the beta for the feature launches beginning the week of Oct. 21. As Steam is simulating local network multiplayer over the internet, it should "just work" without games needing to be patched. We'll see how well that works when the feature launches.

Steam currently lists 927 games under the "Local Multiplayer" tag, 373 of those class as 4-player local, 327 are local co-op, and 257 as just co-op. Clearly there's a lot of games that could benefit from Remote Play Toegther.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371241/st...tiplayer-games
Nice!
__________________
"When you are dead, you don't know that you are dead. It is difficult only for the others. It is the same when you are Stupid. "

"Be careful what you say, not everybody is open minded"

"If Fascism Ever Comes to America, It Will Come in the Name of Liberalism -Ronald Reagan"
xCLAVEx is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Nov 14, 2019, 06:20 PM   #2
logical
What is my purpose?
 
Join Date: Oct 2001
Location: Manches *
Posts: 21,182
logical achieves Nirvana on Tuesdays at 4:00pmlogical achieves Nirvana on Tuesdays at 4:00pmlogical achieves Nirvana on Tuesdays at 4:00pmlogical achieves Nirvana on Tuesdays at 4:00pmlogical achieves Nirvana on Tuesdays at 4:00pmlogical achieves Nirvana on Tuesdays at 4:00pmlogical achieves Nirvana on Tuesdays at 4:00pmlogical achieves Nirvana on Tuesdays at 4:00pmlogical achieves Nirvana on Tuesdays at 4:00pmlogical achieves Nirvana on Tuesdays at 4:00pmlogical achieves Nirvana on Tuesdays at 4:00pm


Default

Thats a nice little incentive for devs to bring their game to steam. Good for coop. Mo' coop, mo' betta.
__________________

logical is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Nov 14, 2019, 06:51 PM   #3
zizbuka
Judgemental Old Guy
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: United States Intercourse, PA
Posts: 352
zizbuka is still being judged by the masses


Default

Valve doing it the right way; add features instead of throwing money for exclusives.
zizbuka is offline   Reply With Quote
Advertisement (Guests Only)
Login or Register to remove this ad
Old Nov 14, 2019, 07:04 PM   #4
eNforcer
Radeon Northern Islands
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Canada Alberta
Posts: 2,465
eNforcer once won a refrigerator on 'The Price is Right'eNforcer once won a refrigerator on 'The Price is Right'eNforcer once won a refrigerator on 'The Price is Right'eNforcer once won a refrigerator on 'The Price is Right'eNforcer once won a refrigerator on 'The Price is Right'eNforcer once won a refrigerator on 'The Price is Right'


Default

Feature has been out for a bit, I like my couch coop games, but unfortunately, the feature really depends on how the game handles controls for Player 2. There's already a bunch of games that advertise "remote play together" that just simply don't work.

Most of the games I've tried with my brother either don't recognize his controller as a separate device, or hijacks my own controls. A lot of these games do not have key binding options.

For the few games that did work, it was pretty magical and lag-free. Human Fall Flat was a good one.


If they add support for non-steam games though... netplay multiplayer emulators might actually work decent for once.
eNforcer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Nov 15, 2019, 03:32 PM   #5
DeathKnight
Radeon Arctic Islands
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: United States Cincinnati, OH
Posts: 20,538
DeathKnight kills 99.99% of germs and leaves hands feeling freshDeathKnight kills 99.99% of germs and leaves hands feeling freshDeathKnight kills 99.99% of germs and leaves hands feeling freshDeathKnight kills 99.99% of germs and leaves hands feeling freshDeathKnight kills 99.99% of germs and leaves hands feeling freshDeathKnight kills 99.99% of germs and leaves hands feeling freshDeathKnight kills 99.99% of germs and leaves hands feeling freshDeathKnight kills 99.99% of germs and leaves hands feeling freshDeathKnight kills 99.99% of germs and leaves hands feeling freshDeathKnight kills 99.99% of germs and leaves hands feeling fresh


Subscriber
Default

Like the old school days using tunneling software.
__________________
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X | Fractal Design Celsius S24 AIO | Gigabyte X570 Aorus Elite | 2 x 16GB G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4-3200 (14-14-14-34) B-Die | MSI GTX 1070Ti GAMING 8G | Creative Sound Blaster Z | Samsung 970 EVO 500GB M.2 NVMe SSD | Corsair MP510 480GB M.2 NVMe SSD | Samusng 850 Evo 500GB SSD | Seagate Barracuda 2TB | WD 640GB Black | Asus BW-12B1ST 12X Blu-ray Burner | Fractal Design Define R5 case | EVGA SuperNOVA 750 G2 PSU | Win 10 Pro | 1920x1080 w/ 48" LCD TV
HT: Vizio E48-C2 48" LED Backlit LCD TV | Onkyo TX-SR605 A/V receiver | JBL EC35 center | 2 JBL E30's (fronts, bi-amped) | 2 JBL N24II's (rears) | Homemade Sonosub w/Dayton 12" driver (extension to 14Hz), BASH 300w amp | Panasonic DMP-BD35 Blu-ray player | Toshiba HD-A2 HD DVD player | Xbox 360
Camera Gear: Nikon D7000 DSLR | Nikon 16-85mm F3.5-5.6 VR | Nikon 50mm F1.8 G | Sigma 105mm F2.8 EX DG Macro | Slik Pro 700DX tripod legs with Cullmann Magnesit 35Nm ballhead
DeathKnight is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Nov 15, 2019, 04:40 PM   #6
xCLAVEx
Not gone
 
Join Date: Feb 2001
Posts: 23,342
xCLAVEx once held a door open for a complete strangerxCLAVEx once held a door open for a complete strangerxCLAVEx once held a door open for a complete stranger


Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by DeathKnight View Post
Like the old school days using tunneling software.
Except now it will officially be support by steam. This is pretty cool, wonder if it would work with older steam games?
__________________
"When you are dead, you don't know that you are dead. It is difficult only for the others. It is the same when you are Stupid. "

"Be careful what you say, not everybody is open minded"

"If Fascism Ever Comes to America, It Will Come in the Name of Liberalism -Ronald Reagan"
xCLAVEx is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Steam Maintenance and Multiplayer games Dave PC Gaming 8 Jul 10, 2013 12:24 AM
Steam adds Free to Play (F2P) Games nomore PC Gaming 41 Jun 26, 2011 12:42 AM
What ya think about steam required to play hl online? t0adp1p3 PC Gaming 19 Sep 8, 2003 12:09 AM
Some good FREE online games to play? ellandry PC Gaming 14 Jul 1, 2003 05:10 AM
will you pay to play online games? brc64 Console Gaming 1 Jun 9, 2002 07:43 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:29 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
All trademarks used are properties of their respective owners. Copyright ©1998-2011 Rage3D.com
Links monetized by VigLink