There is a nifty method that Steam customers have discovered that allows them to download many titles at once. The Steam marketplace by Valve is among the most popular internet PC gaming retailers, letting users to buy and download content from a wide variety of developers for play on their personal computers or the Steam Deck. For certain games on Steam, there are even coupon codes available for a reduction.
When purchasing a game on Steam, there is, of course, the time-consuming task of installing it. Based on the user’s internet connection and the amount of the game being downloaded, new Steam releases like Digimon World: Next Order may take anywhere from a few hours to multiple days to fully download. The tediousness is compounded by the misconception that users may only choose one game on their Steam profile to be loaded at a time, while, in fact this is not the case.
It turns out that players may install numerous titles at once from their Games library by shift-clicking their titles in the Library screen, right-clicking, and then choosing “Install Selected” from the subsequent drop-down menu.
In order to demonstrate this, Roryc102 uploaded a screenshot showing a batch of titles being downloaded in this manner, prompting several users to lament in the comment thread that they had previously been installing Steam titles individually.
Several Reddit members have noted that this approach of picking numerous Steam releases at once can be employed as well to remove old games in bulk and clear space on the hard drive, creating place for the title the user presently wants to play. Although this quick cut does make it possible to install numerous titles at once, each item must nevertheless be downloaded individually.
There’s no denying that this little-known Steam feature will come in handy for anyone who wish to download a bunch of games at once. While selecting several titles at once on Steam is as simple as pressing and holding the shift key as well as right-clicking for a drop-down menu, it seems that very few customers are aware of this feature.