Valve has recently posted an announcement about their new beta for the Steam client, which will introduce a host of new updates. One such update is a new option for downloading a game in the background while playing another game simultaneously.
About time valve
I see what you did there.
Yeah, I've been wanting this feature for a long time. It shouldn't be that hard anyway.
I always just alt tab and resumed
Same here man lol.
True, but we really shouldn't have to do that. Not a big deal, but I'm glad they are changing it for the better.
cannot wait for this wooo
I've been able to play whilst downloading another game on PS3 for sometime now :\ Unless it allows you to play an online game and download that's pretty cool.
lol.....been doing that for years alt-tab and win!
I do all my Dowloading on the stock market. I can't believe I can now do it in the background of Steam! :P
I did not know this was not a feature lol.
Yeah, they should have added the background download option long ago plus the option for the player to pause or resume at will. Single-player games doesnt need downloads to be paused!
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