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Valve announces beta release of Steam app for iOS and Android

Valve has announced the beta release of the Steam application for iOS and Android devices.

The app will allow Steam users to chat with friends, browse community groups, user profiles, gawk at screenshots and user-generated content, as well as the ability to stay abreast of sales hitting the service.

"The Steam app comes from many direct requests from our customers," said Gabe Newell, co-founder and president of Valve. "Seeing which of your friends are online and playing a game, sending quick messages, looking at screenshots for an upcoming game, or catching a sale - these are all features customers have requested.

"Mobile is changing way people interact, play games and consume media, and the Steam app is part of our commitment to meet customer demands and expand the service functionality of Steam to make it richer and more accessible for everyone."

Those who wish to join the beta just need to download the Steam app and log in to their Steam account. Gamers will be added to the closed beta as the service ramps up.

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