Creating an account on Parsec is required to play on a gaming host. You can create an account any time here. Parsec is free to use and lets you play local co-op/multiplayer games with friends online. If you'd like to learn more about Parsec, check out our original post about the goals for our technology.
Once you sign up, you can change your avatar, change your username, your email, and manage other parts of your account here.