Does Steam Game stop working when no internet?

Discussion in 'PC Gaming' started by Heeter, Jul 11, 2010.

  1. Heeter

    Heeter Overclocked Like A Mother

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    Hi all,

    I am wondering,

    If I am playing a game off steam, and during gameplay, I lose my internet connection, does the game quit working?

    Thanks

    Heeter
     
  2. Bman

    Bman OSNN Veteran Original

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    I have actually never had that issue. Though I believe it should continue to play.

    That of course is for Single Player games only. And for certain games like some Ubisoft games where they need a constant connection to validate your keys, that might have an issue.
     
  3. bobmacans

    bobmacans OSNN One Post Wonder

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    If internet for the game then obviously you can not play without the internet connection.
     
  4. Heeter

    Heeter Overclocked Like A Mother

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    Sorry, I should re-word this question:

    I play only single player games, no online stuff at all.

    Sorry about that.

    Heeter
     
  5. Bman

    Bman OSNN Veteran Original

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    And then my answer is still good lol

    Some Single Player games need a constant connection for authentication, I believe only some Ubisoft games, those will probably have an issue in Offline mode with Steam. Then again I don't have any experience with that.

    All other Single Player games (and I mean anything with a SP mode, even if it has MP) should work. All you need to do though, is unplug and find out.