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Valve today announced Steam Cloud, a free Steam system that will retain users' saved games and configuration files indefinitely. Half Life and Half Life 2 will be the first games to support the service. User key mappings will also be saved in Counterstrike, and Left 4 Dead will ship with the feature.

If players are offline, the service will store the data and then add it to the network on the next connection. According to Valve, saved games and configurations will be stored forever.
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http://www.shacknews.com/onearticle.x/52906
Edited by Mhill2029 - 5/31/08 at 2:26am
 
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post #2 of 15
Repost but yea, very awesome and all that.
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post #3 of 15
Yeah heard about that Think it's fantastic, I think valve have definitely taken a lead in the gaming industry. It looks like this is the shape of game purchases to come!

I think there's something else iswell in that they might do hardware-compatibility tests so before you get the game, it'll tell you whether it'll be able to run it?

clever thinking.
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Good to see that Steam is taking it up a notch.
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post #5 of 15
I'm falling in love with valve everyday
post #6 of 15
Gosh, I love valve more and more everytime they announce something!
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Other developers should follow Valve's example.
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how long till COD4? thats the real question!
    
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Go to : File - > settings -> beta participation There it should say 'Steam client'
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repost, but it's good news
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