It was probably canned due to the introduction of broadband internet, which essentially made such technology redundant.
Normally they're capped by the graphics settings and then controlled via distance.
okay why does anyone even discuss this and why is it on the bloody category name? it should be Valve/Steam, not Valve/Steam/PowerPlay.
I heard they're releasing this with Richochet 2
Reading about Powerplay now is a lot like reading a science fiction book from the 1960s where it is 1992 and everyone has cool hovercars.