Valve has released a new standalone mobile app that incorporates many of the chat features of its desktop client, which underwent a major update last year in an attempt to compete with Discord. The new mobile app, which is available for iOS and Android, includes chat features, group chats, customizable notifications, and more. Voice chat is a notable omission today, although Valve says it is working on it.
This is the second major release of Valve’s iOS app in less than seven days. Last week, the long-awaited Steam Link app that allows users to transfer Steam games from their desktop PC to an iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV, was finally approved by Apple, after being rejected almost a year earlier.