Less than a month after launching the beta functionality, Steam has opened the new option Remote Play Together to all users of the platform. Players can invite anyone, even if those users do not have an account from Steam, to play over the internet at local multiplayer titles with only one link without the need for others to have the game.
“Until four players, or even more under ideal conditions, they can instantly join in on the fun, “they say from Valve.” Only the host needs to have and install the gamewhile additional players connect using Steam Remote Play’s streaming technology via Steam or the Steam Link app. “
When the host launches the Steam Remote Play feature, they can get a link to share with the users they want to invite to the game. These users need to have Steam installed on Windows, macOS and Linux or Steam Link on iOS and Android devices; but it is not necessary that they have an account in the service.
The experience aims to convert the classic sofa set with friends to the online world, allowing to participate in multiplayer modes cooperative and competitive with those players sharing screen or split screen, depending on the game. Even works on some single player titles, allowing pass the command (or keyboard and mouse) to other users.
There will be offers on games with Remote Play Together on March 25
Valve is celebrating the addition of the function “invite whoever you want” with two events. Since Thursday March 25 at 7:00 p.m. Spanish peninsular time until Monday 29 March at 8:00 p.m. live broadcasts on Steam, YouTube and Twitch where streamers they will share links in the chat to play with them. During the same period there will be “hundreds of discounts” on compatible games con Remote Play Together.