Valve announces and details Steam Cloud

By Patrick Garratt
30 May 2008 06:43 GMT


Valve’s announced a new service called Steam Cloud, a remote saving system that backs up saved games and other data from playing Steam titles.

Half-Life, Half-Life 2 and Team Fortress 2 will be the first games to support the feature. User key maps will also be saved in Counter-Strike, and Left 4 Dead will support Steam Cloud when it ships later this year.

Essentially, all saved game and configuration data from games played through Steam will be backed up on Valve’s servers at no cost to the player, and will be accessible from any PC.

RockPaperShotgun was at the unveiling event at Valve’s offices last night and updated live. Read exhaustive details of the entire thing over there.

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