Steam introduces new profile privacy settings to hide account data
Thursday, April 12th 2018 - 14:49 BST
Valve has released a new profile privacy setting for its distribution and DRM platform Steam. The setting gives users more control over their Steam account privacy.
According to a recent announcement, the new privacy settings will allow users to see "detailed descriptions" of what profile information is included in each category and give them the tools to manage how they are viewed by their friends or the wider Steam Community.
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Another option controls gives control over whether you wish to make public the total time played per game regardless of the previously mentioned game details setting.
The company notes it is still working on providing additional privacy options, such as the ability to sign into Steam with the "invisible" status to allow players to continue to send and receive messages without appearing online.