Valve announces Steam Chat is out of beta and live for all Steam users, set to
sow discord among the competition.
what's new and different, including the ability to carry on conversations in a
web browser as well as the Steam client.
has even more details, and says they plan on extending Steam Chat to
mobile devices in the future:
Today we’ve made the new Steam chat features,
which have been in beta since June 12th, available to all Steam users. The
all-new friends list and chat system makes it easier to chat and play games with
your Steam friends.
Thank you to everyone who participated in the beta! We'll continue to improve
the new chat system based on your feedback and requests. We've already started
working on making it easier to chat from anywhere with a new Steam chat mobile
app for iPhone and Android devices.