Steam data miner and SteamDB founder Pavel Djundik discovered way back in October peer-to-peer Steam downloads on the local area network. Image credit: @thexpaw Then, just this past Friday, Pavel found a string in the last Steam update: This feature allows your PC to transfer game files to and from other PCs or Steam Decks on your local network, reducing your Internet traffic while downloading or updating a game. According to his Tweet, this “can limit to own devices, friends, or any user.