Steam has a special feature called Steam Remote Play Together, this feature lets you connect with your friends to play local multiplayer games remotely. The same feature was available with its beta edition for over a month now. Today, Steam has made this feature official and it just released for public with its stable version.
Interestingly, Steam Remote Play Together now released for iOS and Android platforms as well. You can connect with your friends who are using Android and iOS smartphones using Steam Link App. This feature currently supports a set of limited games which includes Enter the Gungeon, Cuphead, or Wilmot’s Warehouse. To make this feature working on your devices, the games need to be installed on the host side.
If you want to play the game with your friends using Steam Link app remotely online, then you must have to have that particular game installed on your system. It is not necessary for the other users to have this game installed.
To demonstrate this new Steam Remote Play Together for the tech-savvy, they have hosted a live streaming event running to 8 p.m. EST. This new feature is released with a new Remote Play Together icon and users will see the same icon while playing the games remotely through this game.
If you want to know more about this feature and how it will work for you using the Steam Link app, you can check out the official video that describes how this feature actually works. Here’s the embedded video that you might want to check:
Unfortunately, we are not able to test out this Steam’s new Remote Play Together feature as of now. So we are unable to give you the perfect information about how this feature work for you on Android and iOS devices and how you can send an invite to play the game. However, in the coming days, we will learn more about using this feature to play popular multiplayer games online with loved ones.
Steam is also hosting a special sale event for its multiplayer games to celebrate their new venture. You can get the popular local games at a discounted price from the Sale.
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