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User

Functions for accessing and manipulating Steam user information. This is also where the APIs for Steam Voice are exposed.

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Functions

advertiseGame

advertiseGame( string server_ip, uint16 port )

Set the rich presence data for an unsecured game server that the user is playing on. This allows friends to be able to view the game info and join your game.

When you are using Steam authentication system this call is never required, the auth system automatically sets the appropriate rich presence.

Returns: void

Note: This is a legacy function.


Read more in the official Steamworks SDK documentation

beginAuthSession

beginAuthSession( PoolByteArray / PackedByteArray auth_ticket, int ticket_size, uint64_t steam_id )

Authenticate the ticket from the entity's Steam ID to be sure it is valid and isn't reused. The ticket is first created by the entity with getAuthSessionTicket and then needs to be provided over the network for the other end to validate.

When the multiplayer session terminates you must call endAuthSession.

Triggers a validate_auth_ticket_response callback. Beginning an auth session also registers for these callbacks if the entity goes offline or cancels the ticket.

Returns: int (BeginAuthSessionResult enum)

See EBeginAuthSessionResult for more details.


Read more in the official Steamworks SDK documentation

cancelAuthTicket

cancelAuthTicket( uint32_t auth_ticket )

Cancels an auth ticket received from getAuthSessionTicket. This should be called when no longer playing with the specified entity.

Returns: void

Note: This will trigger a validate_auth_ticket_response callback for any other server or client who called beginAuthSession using this ticket to let them know it is no longer valid.


Read more in the official Steamworks SDK documentation

decompressVoice

decompressVoice( PoolByteArray / PackedByteArray voice, uint32 voice_size, uint32 sample_rate )

Decodes the compressed voice data returned by getVoice.

The output data is raw single-channel 16-bit PCM audio. The decoder supports any sample rate from 11025 to 48000. See getVoiceOptimalSampleRate for more information.

It is recommended that you start with a 20KiB buffer and then reallocate as necessary.

See Steam Voice for more information.

Returns: dictionary

Contains the following keys:

  • uncompressed (PoolByteArray / PackedByteArray)
  • size (uint32)

Read more in the official Steamworks SDK documentation

endAuthSession

endAuthSession( uint64_t steam_id )

Ends an auth session that was started with beginAuthSession. This should be called when no longer playing with the specified entity.

Returns: void


Read more in the official Steamworks SDK documentation

getAuthSessionTicket

getAuthSessionTicket( uint64_t remote_steam_id = 0 )

Retrieve an authentication ticket to be sent to the entity who wishes to authenticate you.

After calling this you can send the ticket to the entity where they can then call beginAuthSession to verify this entity's integrity.

NOTE: This API can not be used to create a ticket for use by the AuthenticateUserTicket Web API. Use getAuthTicketForWebApi for that instead.

Triggers a get_auth_session_ticket_response callback.

Returns: dictionary

Contains the following keys:

  • id (uint32_t)
  • buffer (PoolByteArray / PackedByteArray)
  • size (uint32_t)

Note: As of Steamworks SDK 1.57, you may pass a Steam ID class. However, this is optional and defaults to NULL.


Read more in the official Steamworks SDK documentation

getAuthTicketForWebApi

getAuthTicketForWebApi( string service_identity )

Request a ticket which will be used for the AuthenticateUserTicket Web API.

Triggers a get_ticket_for_web_api callback which will include the actual ticket.

Returns: auth_ticket_handle (uint32)

Note: The service_identity is not a network identity used by or created with GodotSteam's Networking Types class. It is an optional input parameter to identify the service the ticket will be sent to.


Read more in the official Steamworks SDK documentation

getAvailableVoice

getAvailableVoice()

Checks to see if there is captured audio data available from getVoice, and gets the size of the data.

Most applications will only use compressed data and should ignore the other parameters, which exist primarily for backwards compatibility. See getVoice for further explanation of "uncompressed" data.

See Steam Voice for more information.

Returns: dictionary

Contains the following keys:

  • result (int)
  • buffer (uint32)

Read more in the official Steamworks SDK documentation

getDurationControl

getDurationControl()

Retrieves anti indulgence / duration control for current user / game combination.

Triggers a duration_control call result.

Returns: void


Read more in the official Steamworks SDK documentation

getEncryptedAppTicket

getEncryptedAppTicket()

Retrieve an encrypted ticket.

This should be called after requesting an encrypted app ticket with requestEncryptedAppTicket and receiving the encrypted_app_ticket_response call result.

You should then pass this encrypted ticket to your secure servers to be decrypted using your secret key using decryptTicket

Returns: dictionary

Contains the following keys:

  • buffer (PoolByteArray / PackedByteArray)
  • size (uint32_t)

Note: If you call this without calling requestEncryptedAppTicket, the call may succeed but you will likely get a stale ticket.


Read more in the official Steamworks SDK documentation

getGameBadgeLevel

getGameBadgeLevel( int series, bool foil )

Gets the level of the users Steam badge for your game.

The user can have two different badges for a series; the regular badge (max level 5) and the foil badge (max level 1).

Returns: int


Read more in the official Steamworks SDK documentation

getPlayerSteamLevel

getPlayerSteamLevel()

Gets the Steam level of the user, as shown on their Steam community profile.

Returns: int


Read more in the official Steamworks SDK documentation

getSteamID

getSteamID()

Gets the Steam ID (ID64) of the account currently logged into the Steam client. This is commonly called the 'current user', or 'local user'.

A Steam ID is a unique identifier for a Steam accounts, Steam groups, Lobbies and Chat rooms, and used to differentiate users in all parts of the Steamworks API.

Returns: uint64_t


Read more in the official Steamworks SDK documentation

getVoice

getVoice()

Read captured audio data from the microphone buffer.

The compressed data can be transmitted by your application and decoded back into raw audio data using DecompressVoice on the other side. The compressed data provided is in an arbitrary format and is not meant to be played directly.

This should be called once per frame, and at worst no more than four times a second to keep the microphone input delay as low as possible. Calling this any less may result in gaps in the returned stream.

It is recommended that you pass in an 8 kilobytes or larger destination buffer for compressed audio. Static buffers are recommended for performance reasons. However, if you would like to allocate precisely the right amount of space for a buffer before each call you may use getAvailableVoice to find out how much data is available to be read.

See Steam Voice for more information.

Returns: dictionary

Contains the following keys:

  • result (int)
  • written (uint32)
  • buffer (uint8)

Note: "Uncompressed" audio is a deprecated feature and should not be used by most applications. It is raw single-channel 16-bit PCM wave data which may have been run through preprocessing filters and/or had silence removed, so the uncompressed audio could have a shorter duration than you expect. There may be no data at all during long periods of silence. Also, fetching uncompressed audio will cause getVoice to discard any leftover compressed audio, so you must fetch both types at once. Finally, getAvailableVoice is not precisely accurate when the uncompressed size is requested. So if you really need to use uncompressed audio, you should call getVoice frequently with two very large (20KiB+) output buffers instead of trying to allocate perfectly-sized buffers. But most applications should ignore all of these details and simply leave the "uncompressed" parameters as NULL/0.


Read more in the official Steamworks SDK documentation

getVoiceOptimalSampleRate

getVoiceOptimalSampleRate()

Gets the native sample rate of the Steam voice decoder.

Using this sample rate for decompressVoice will perform the least CPU processing. However, the final audio quality will depend on how well the audio device (and/or your application's audio output SDK) deals with lower sample rates. You may find that you get the best audio output quality when you ignore this function and use the native sample rate of your audio output device, which is usually 48000 or 44100.

See Steam Voice for more information.

Returns: int


Read more in the official Steamworks SDK documentation

initiateGameConnection

initiateGameConnection( uint64_t server_id, uint32 server_ip, uint16 server_port, bool secure )

This starts the state machine for authenticating the game client with the game server.

It is the client portion of a three-way handshake between the client, the game server, and the steam servers.

Returns: dictionary

Contains the following keys:

  • auth_blob (PoolByteArray / PackedByteArray)
  • server_id (uint64_t)
  • server_ip (uint32)
  • server_port (uint16)

Note: When you're done with the connection you must call terminateGameConnection

Note: This is part of the old user authentication API and should not be mixed with the new API.


Read more in the official Steamworks SDK documentation

isBehindNAT

isBehindNAT()

Checks if the current user looks like they are behind a NAT device.

This is only valid if the user is connected to the Steam servers and may not catch all forms of NAT.

Returns: bool


Read more in the official Steamworks SDK documentation

isPhoneIdentifying

isPhoneIdentifying()

Checks whether the user's phone number is used to uniquely identify them.

Returns: bool


Read more in the official Steamworks SDK documentation

isPhoneRequiringVerification

isPhoneRequiringVerification()

Checks whether the current user's phone number is awaiting (re)verification.

Returns: bool


Read more in the official Steamworks SDK documentation

isPhoneVerified

isPhoneVerified()

Checks whether the current user has verified their phone number.

See the Steam Guard Mobile Authenticator page on the customer facing Steam Support site for more information.

Returns: bool


Read more in the official Steamworks SDK documentation

isTwoFactorEnabled

isTwoFactorEnabled()

Checks whether the current user has Steam Guard two factor authentication enabled on their account.

See the Steam Guard Mobile Authenticator page on the customer facing Steam Support site for more information.

Returns: bool


Read more in the official Steamworks SDK documentation

loggedOn

loggedOn()

Checks if the current user's Steam client is connected to the Steam servers.

If it's not then no real-time services provided by the Steamworks API will be enabled. The Steam client will automatically be trying to recreate the connection as often as possible. When the connection is restored a steam_server_connected callback will be posted.

You usually don't need to check for this yourself. All of the API calls that rely on this will check internally. Forcefully disabling stuff when the player loses access is usually not a very good experience for the player and you could be preventing them from accessing APIs that do not need a live connection to Steam.

Returns: bool


Read more in the official Steamworks SDK documentation

requestEncryptedAppTicket

requestEncryptedAppTicket( string secret )

Requests an application ticket encrypted with the secret "encrypted app ticket key".

The encryption key can be obtained from the Encrypted App Ticket Key page on the App Admin for your app.

There can only be one encrypted_app_ticket_response pending, and this call is subject to a 60 second rate limit.

After receiving the response you should call getEncryptedAppTicket to get the ticket data, and then you need to send it to a secure server to be decrypted with the SteamEncryptedAppTicket functions.

Triggers a encrypted_app_ticket_response call result.

Returns: void


Read more in the official Steamworks SDK documentation

requestStoreAuthURL

requestStoreAuthURL( string redirect )

Requests a URL which authenticates an in-game browser for store check-out, and then redirects to the specified URL.

As long as the in-game browser accepts and handles session cookies, Steam microtransaction checkout pages will automatically recognize the user instead of presenting a login page.

Triggers a store_auth_url_response call result.

Returns: void

Note: The URL has a very short lifetime to prevent history-snooping attacks, so you should only call this API when you are about to launch the browser, or else immediately navigate to the result URL using a hidden browser window.

Note: The resulting authorization cookie has an expiration time of one day, so it would be a good idea to request and visit a new auth URL every 12 hours.


Read more in the official Steamworks SDK documentation

setDurationControlOnlineState

setDurationControlOnlineState( int new_state )

Allows the game to specify the offline/online gameplay state for Steam China duration control.

Returns: bool


Read more in the official Steamworks SDK documentation

startVoiceRecording

startVoiceRecording()

Starts voice recording.

Once started, use getAvailableVoice and getVoice to get the data, and then call stopVoiceRecording when the user has released their push-to-talk hotkey or the game session has completed.

See Steam Voice for more information.

Returns: void


Read more in the official Steamworks SDK documentation

stopVoiceRecording

stopVoiceRecording()

Stops voice recording.

Because people often release push-to-talk keys early, the system will keep recording for a little bit after this function is called. As such, getVoice should continue to be called until it returns 2, only then will voice recording be stopped.

Returns: void


Read more in the official Steamworks SDK documentation

terminateGameConnection

terminateGameConnection( uint32 server_ip, uint32 server_port )

Notify the game server that we are disconnecting.

This needs to occur when the game client leaves the specified game server, needs to match with the initiateGameConnection call.

Returns: void

Note: This is part of the old user authentication API and should not be mixed with the new API.


Read more in the official Steamworks SDK documentation

userHasLicenseForApp

userHasLicenseForApp( uint64_t steam_id, uint32_t app_id )

Checks if the user owns a specific piece of Downloadable Content (DLC).

This can only be called after sending the users auth ticket to beginAuthSession.

Returns: int


Read more in the official Steamworks SDK documentation

Signals

These callbacks require you to run Steam.run_callbacks() in your _process() function to receive them.

client_game_server_deny

client_game_server_deny

Sent by the Steam server to the client telling it to disconnect from the specified game server, which it may be in the process of or already connected to. The game client should immediately disconnect upon receiving this message. This can usually occur if the user doesn't have rights to play on the game server.

Returns:

  • app_id (uint32)
  • ip (string)
  • server_port (uint16)
  • secure (uint16)
  • reason (uint32)

Read more in the official Steamworks SDK documentation

duration_control

duration_control

Sent for games with enabled anti indulgence / duration control, for enabled users. Lets the game know whether persistent rewards or XP should be granted at normal rate, half rate, or zero rate.

Returns:

  • result (int)
  • duration (dictionary)
    • app_id (uint32)
    • applicable (bool)
    • seconds_last_5hrs (int32)
    • progress (int)
    • notification (int)
    • notification_verbal (string)

Read more in the official Steamworks SDK documentation

encrypted_app_ticket_response

encrypted_app_ticket_response

Called when an encrypted application ticket has been received.

Returns:

  • result (string)

Read more in the official Steamworks SDK documentation

game_web_callback

game_web_callback

Sent to your game in response to a steam://gamewebcallback/ command from a user clicking a link in the Steam overlay browser. You can use this to add support for external site signups where you want to pop back into the browser after some web page signup sequence, and optionally get back some detail about that.

Returns:

  • url (string)

Read more in the official Steamworks SDK documentation

get_auth_session_ticket_response

get_auth_session_ticket_response

Result when creating an auth session ticket with getAuthSessionTicket.

Returns:


Read more in the official Steamworks SDK documentation

get_ticket_for_web_api

get_ticket_for_web_api

Result when creating a Web API ticket with getAuthTicketForWebApi.

Returns:

  • auth_ticket (uint32)
  • result (int) (Result enum)
  • ticket_size (int)
  • ticket_buffer (uint8)

Read more in the official Steamworks SDK documentation

ipc_failure

ipc_failure

Called when the callback system for this client is in an error state (and has flushed pending callbacks). When getting this message the client should disconnect from Steam, reset any stored Steam state and reconnect. This usually occurs in the rare event the Steam client has some kind of fatal error.

Returns:

  • type (uint8)

Read more in the official Steamworks SDK documentation

licenses_updated

licenses_updated

Called whenever the users licenses (owned packages) changes.

Returns: nothing


Read more in the official Steamworks SDK documentation

microtransaction_auth_response

microtransaction_auth_response

Called when a user has responded to a microtransaction authorization request.

Returns:

  • app_id (uint32)
  • order_id (uint64_t)
  • authorized (bool)

Read more in the official Steamworks SDK documentation

steam_server_connect_failed

steam_server_connect_failed

Called when a connection attempt has failed. This will occur periodically if the Steam client is not connected, and has failed when retrying to establish a connection.

Returns:

  • result (int)
  • retrying (bool)

Read more in the official Steamworks SDK documentation

steam_server_connected

steam_server_connected

Called when a connections to the Steam back-end has been established. This means the Steam client now has a working connection to the Steam servers. Usually this will have occurred before the game has launched, and should only be seen if the user has dropped connection due to a networking issue or a Steam server update.

Returns: nothing


Read more in the official Steamworks SDK documentation

steam_server_disconnected

steam_server_disconnected

Called if the client has lost connection to the Steam servers. Real-time services will be disabled until a matching steam_server_connected has been posted.

Returns: nothing


Read more in the official Steamworks SDK documentation

store_auth_url_response

store_auth_url_response

Response when we have recieved the authentication URL after a call to requestStoreAuthURL.

Returns:

  • url (string)

Read more in the official Steamworks SDK documentation

validate_auth_ticket_response

validate_auth_ticket_response

Called when an auth ticket has been validated.

Emits signal in response to function beginAuthSession. Also received when a user you have an active auth session with cancels their auth ticket so that you can respond appropriately by calling endAuthSession, etc.

Returns:

See EAuthSessionResponse for more details about possible responses.


Read more in the official Steamworks SDK documentation

Enums

FailureType

Enumerator Value
FAILURE_FLUSHED_CALLBACK_QUEUE 0
FAILURE_PIPE_FAIL 1

DurationControlProgress

Enumerator Value
DURATION_CONTROL_PROGRESS_FULL 0
DURATION_CONTROL_PROGRESS_HALF 1
DURATION_CONTROL_PROGRESS_NONE 2

DurationControlNotification

Enumerator Value
DURATION_CONTROL_NOTIFICATION_NONE 0
DURATION_CONTROL_NOTIFICATION_1_HOUR 1
DURATION_CONTROL_NOTIFICATION_3_HOURS 3
DURATION_CONTROL_NOTIFICATION_HALF_PROGRESS 3
DURATION_CONTROL_NOTIFICATION_NO_PROGRESS 4