Steam Family Sharing (Beta Version)

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  1. Atrayo

    Atrayo Retired Captain

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    Hi Guys,

    Steam, has recently announced a Family Sharing feature that its current build is in beta.

    Here's the Link

    There's a larger FAQ on the page I linked to above. This is certainly something of interest to many of you I'm sure.
     
  2. Axe_Murderer

    Axe_Murderer Well-Known Member

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    Will be a great idea, if it works properly.
     
  3. MadMax

    MadMax Well-Known Member

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    If it means that sharing the entire library, and whilst shared only the person who was given permission to use it can use it, then it will be next to useless.

    Good idea in general as many families buy multiple copies of games for multiple computers.

    You might need to adopt a smarter strategy to make use of it, like a shared family account, and you could put your single player games on it for example, and keep your multiplayer games that each of you have on your individual accounts, but it all depends on the conditions..
     
  4. Brootal

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    Would love to share some of my older games with the kids, but there is heaps of stuff in my library I don't want to access
     

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