Valve has announced the imminent release of Steam Link, an application for Android, iOS, Android TV and Apple TV devices, which will allow you to play all the games in your Steam game library on all your portable devices or on your TV.
Steam already offered this resource sharing solution but only via an additional box, also named Steam Link. Today the extension of this system to smartphones, tablets and other connected televisions is only software.
There are however certain technical constraints to be respected, out of the question for example to use the application in 4G. In its official statement, the company says that Steam Link “Will allow players to enjoy their Steam games on their Android and iOS devices when they are connected to the host system (Mac or PC) on a 5Ghz WiFi network or via Ethernet, access to Android systems being granted for the moment in beta. The Steam Link app will support the Steam controller, MFI controllers and more across the two platforms. ”
Steam also announced the release of the Steam Video app. This will allow users to access and distribute their video collections on Android and iOS, in 4G or WiFi. The company claimed that this application should be available ” this summer “, while Steam Link will be published on May 21, 2018.
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