Steam Remote Play Link exits beta, now lets you invite friends with a URL

Steam Remote Play, a fantastic tool for pandemic-era video gaming, is now a lot much easier to utilize. Valve Corp. revealed today that gamers can welcome anybody to play with them utilizing simply a URL.

For those welcomed to play, no Steam account is essential — however they do require to be utilizing either the Steam customer (on Linux, MacOS, or Windows PC) or the Steam Link app (Android or iOS). Just the host requires to own the video game and have it set up. Visitors play along online as if they were on a good friend’s sofa with them.

Steam Remote Play Together introduced in November 2019. It supports a minimum of 4 (in many cases more) gamers in regional cooperative or competitive multiplayer modes, shared screen or split screen. Even for some single-player-only video games, Steam Remote Play can let a group of good friends pass the controls among themselves, the exact same method folks would on a console in a real-life rec space.

Steam will begin another sales and streaming occasion on March 25, revealing Remote Play Together in action, and how link sharing works. A press release from Valve stated stream hosts will be sharing links in chat on YouTube, Twitch, and Steam to let the general public take part. The occasion starts at 10 a.m. PDT on Thursday.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.