Play local co-op without the couch.

Valve just launched their first public beta for the Steam Remote Play Together feature. This will allow you to invite online Steam Friends to join in on your local co-op game, local multiplayer, and split screen games as if they were sitting beside you.

You can have up to four players (or more in some situations) instantly join on your game. For this feature, only the host needs to own and install the game. The other players will connect...