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You will soon be able to stream your Steam games on your phone

The app will be available on Google Play Store and Apple App Store from May 21

Santanu Basu 11 May 2018, 4:29 PM
Steam has 33 million active users worldwide

Steam has 33 million active users worldwide Image: Twitter

American game developer and publisher Valve has announced the Steam Link app which will let you stream games from its Steam library on your Android and Apple devices. The free app will be available from May 21.

Valve's digital distribution platform Steam already has a Steam Link feature, which uses a special peripheral worth $49 in order to stream games on your TV over your local network connection. But the new Steam Link app will do away with any hardware, and you can simply enjoy your PC games on mobile or tablet.

The app can even handle select games at 4K resolutions at 60fps, providing your phone/tablet supports it.

The Steam Link app will essentially connect to a host PC/Mac, which will be used to run the game, and render the sound and images back to the display device (your phone, tablet or TV) while transmitting controller inputs connected to the device back to the host machine. Valve recommends a 5Ghz wireless or wired Ethernet connection to make it a seamless experience.

According to reports, the app will support Steam Controller, MFi-certified iOS controllers and more, including keyboard and mouse. A full list of supported controllers will be made available closer to launch.

Valve also announced another upcoming app for later this year through which users can stream 'thousands of movies and TV shows' available on Steam.

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