Valve has added cross-platform multiplayer support for some games on Steam, over Mac and PC.
Valve has released a new update for Steam for Mac as part of its promise to expand the features of the Steamplay service every Wednesday. The latest update for Steam includes not only a new batch of games compatible with Steam for Mac, but also cross-platform multiplayer between PC and Mac gamers.
Cross-platform multiplayer is only available for a few titles at the moment, but Valve will be increasing compatibility in the future.
The biggest title currently supporting cross-platform multiplayer is office favourite Killing Floor
, which is also on sale at the moment with 33 percent off the regular price. Other cross-platform games include Altitude
and Madballs in Babo: Invasion
"We were thrilled when we learned that Steam was coming to the Mac platform and started working on a native Mac version of Killing Floor immediately,
" said John Gibson, President of Tripwire Interactive, creators of Killing Floor.
"Steam's advanced multiplayer support on both the PC and Mac has enabled us to bring Killing Floor to a whole new audience on the Mac and introduce them to the existing PC player community.
Today's update has also bought with it a bunch of new titles to Steam for Mac, the full list of which is below.
Eschalon: Book I
Europe Universalis III Complete
Hearts of Iron III
Madballs in Babo: Invasion
Sam and Max Complete Season Two
Sam and Max Season Three: The Devils Playhouse - Episode 2
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