With a Steam Link expelled midst final month, it has already left by a series of optimizations and changes on a Google Play Store. One refurbish saw a Steam Controller gain entrance to Bluetooth Low Energy mode so that it could be connected to a mobile phone. Now, Valve (the association behind Steam) has announced a partnership with Samsung that sees a specifically optimized chronicle of a Steam Link focus entrance to inclination like a Samsung Galaxy S9, Samsung Galaxy S8, Samsung Galaxy Note 8, and more. The optimized focus is expelled on a Galaxy Apps store in a US and South Korea, with accessibility in some-more countries entrance soon.
You might be wondering because a separate Galaxy chronicle of a app needs to exist when it’s already in a Play Store. The Galaxy chronicle has an softened UI and keyboard and rodent support. The latter is a flattering large deal. The unchanging Steam Link for Android app requires a gaming controller of some kind.
The Steam Link focus has a series of mandate in sequence to tide games over your network. For a start, you’re going to need a 5GHz-enabled router and a mechanism using Steam on Windows 7 or newer, Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) or newer, SteamOS, or Linux Ubuntu 12.04 or newer. You’re also going to need a upheld controller or a rodent and keyboard. Both a Steam Controller and Microsoft Xbox One S controller are recommended, and both will do we only fine. You can also use a unchanging connected controller over OTG if we have an OTG cable.
So far, Steam Link is looking like an glorious app for those who wish to diversion within their home on their phone or Android TV. It supports each diversion your PC can run by Steam, and it runs but a join on scarcely each device. You can follow a couple next to check out a proclamation post, and also download a focus on your phone (click this couple on a Samsung phone or download a APK below). Currently, upheld phones embody a Galaxy S9/S9+, Galaxy S8/S8+, Samsung Galaxy S7/S7+ and a Galaxy Note 8. This isn’t a initial time a companies have partnered adult either. Back in 2017, Samsung was a initial Smart TV manufacturer to move a Steam Link focus to a TVs in a partnership with Valve.
Note: The APK does not work on non-Galaxy phones. Other inclination can use a Play Store version.
Source: Steam Community Forum Announcement