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Source Communication Improvement Plans

This week's Steam Message pimps a little of what's going on at Valve high command and reveals that a future update to the Source engine will offer enhanced communications infrastructure for both voice and text:

We'll be releasing an update soon to both text chat and voice communication in the Source Engine that will improve communication for people in multiplayer games. We've completely rebuilt the text chat system, adding the ability to browse your chat history right in the chat window and a filter to remove messages that clutter your game screen. Voice communication will be getting a huge boost in quality, so if you have a microphone sitting on the corner of your desk collecting dust, now would be a good time to plug it back in.

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10. Re: Voice Quality Mar 4, 2007, 05:15 BicycleRepairMan
this move will encourage me to buy more Steam games if they improve the key components of the online multiplayer gaming experience.

This is improvement of the Source engine only ,(HL2,CS:S,DODS,etc) Most of the games that are sold on steam, dont use the source engine.

This comment was edited on Mar 4, 05:22.
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