Valve Adopting Skype Codec
Steam will be using the well-regarded SILK codec for voice chat over its popular Steam service, according to a press release sent out this afternoon.
This is good news for anyone using Steam's built-in voice communication capabilities. As anyone who has used Skype knows, the sound quality is excellent. Integrating SILK into Steam will only increase the service's fidelity.
Personally I tend to use text chat with Steam friends and a dedicated Ventrilo server for MMO gameplay. How do you communicate with your peoples in-game?