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Steam Voice Chat Integrates Skype Audio Codec For 'A Significant Quality Improvement'

Valve has revealed that Steam's voice chat system now implements the SILK audio codec, developed and primarily used by VoIP software Skype.

An update to the Steam client automatically brings this technology to all Steam games that take advantage of the Steamworks Voice API, and "provides a significant quality improvement over Steam's previous voice technology, at the cost of some increase in bandwidth usage", according to a Steam news post.

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sonicsidewinder2375d ago

Sounds good to me!

^ get it?

BeastlyRig2375d ago

Steam is amazing!! always ahead of any gamer service!!