Valve's Steam Link Will Let You Stream Your PC Games Anywhere
Saturday March 16, 2019. 01:10 AM , from Slashdot
Steam Networking Sockets APIs isn't as flashy (and that 'flash' is definitely relative) but is aimed squarely at developers, and could be even more significant to Steam's fortunes given the pressure it's facing from the Epic Games Store: It enables developers to run their game traffic through Valve's own private gaming network, providing players 'faster and more secure connections.' It's free for developers, and 'a large portion' of the API is now open source, which could be a pretty big draw for devs look to incorporate online play with a minimum of fuss. If that's your bag, you can get more detailed information at steamcommunity.com, and Valve will be talking about the new feature in-depth at a Game Developer's Conference panel next Thursday, March 21.
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