Valve released a beta version of its game-streaming Steam Link for the Raspberry Pi. The Raspberry Pi Steam Link beta is available now for Pi 3 and 3 B+ systems running Raspbian Stretch. Valve also recently ended production of official Steam Link hardware. Valve started the public Raspberry Pi Steam Link beta on Monday, December 3 after a pinned thread on the Steam Community forums announced it. Steam Link for Raspberry Pi is fully featured, similar to Steam Link software on PC, Mac, Linux, and Android. Most comments on the announcement thread have been positive, suggesting the Raspberry Pi hardware is more than capable of handling the app. The Raspberry Pi beta comes a few weeks after Valve announced that Steam Link hardware production has stopped. At the time, Valve stated that it would continue supporting the existing Steam Link hardware along with the software versions of Steam Link. The move away from dedicated hardware coincides with Valve’s waning support for SteamOS … [Read more...] about Raspberry Pi Steam Link Beta Available Now
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As we all know, Valve has officially killed the Steam Link which was one of best streaming hardware out there. Luckily, now we have an alternate way to get the same experience using the Raspberry Pi. The latest version of Steam Link app is now available in Beta through Raspberry Pi 3 and 3 B+ running Raspbian Stretch. According to those who have tried, it’s the best replacement for Steam Link hardware since its cancellation earlier this year. Valve has discontinued steam Link hardware but they are going to support for the Steam Link app which is now available on mobile devices. This new Beta of Steam Link app will allow you to have the same hardware like experience on this all in one streaming device. This alternate version was announced by Valve’s Sam Lantinga on Monday. To install this Beta you will have to make sure that you are running the Stretch version of Pi’s Raspbian OS. The installation is rather easy and only requires you to use a command line. Afterward, … [Read more...] about Steam Link Now Available Through Raspberry Pi, Easy and Cheap
Valve has been in news a lot lately due to Apple rejecting its Steam Link app on the App Store. Last week, Valve revealed that their app was rejected by Apple due to “business conflicts” but now it seems the matter is being resolved after Apple’s Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller sent out an email which has made its way to Reddit. In the email, Phil Schiller stated that the company cares “deeply about bringing great games” to the App Store and will work with Valve to bring games and services on Apple TV and iOS devices. Phil Schiller also discussed why the Steam Link App was rejected and how the team works into creating App Store which provides the best experience. Phil Schiller said: We care deeply about bringing great games to all of our users on the App Store. We would love for Valve’s games and services to be on iOS and AppleTV. Unfortunately, the review team found that Valve’s Steam iOS app, as currently … [Read more...] about Apple Is Working With Valve To Bring Steam Link App To iOS and Apple TV
If you are an iOS user and you play games on Steam, you must have been definitely looking forward to the iOS Steam Link app by Valve. The app can stream games from PC to your mobile device but there is bad news. The app is rejected by Apple and will not be available to download through the App Store The selling point of Valve’s Steam Link app is allowing users to stream games from your Steam library to mobile devices including tablets and smartphones to up to 4K 60 FPS depending on the display of your mobile device. Valve’s Steam Link app for game streaming won’t be coming to iOS for now despite being released successfully on Android earlier this month. This was revealed by official Steam Database Twitter account with a statement which reads: On Monday, May 7th, Apple approved the Steam Link app for release. On Wed, May 9th, Valve released news of the app. The following morning, Apple revoked its approval citing business conflicts with app guidelines that had … [Read more...] about Steam Link App Rejected By Apple, Will Apple Reconsider?
Valve’s Steam Link app allows users to stream games from PC to mobile devices including tablets and smartphones to up to 4K 60 FPS depending on the display of your mobile device. While streaming services are not something new, we have seen plenty of them come and go but this could be a game changer if this works properly provided that the implementation is done right. Valve’s Steam Link allows you to run games from your PC to the TV or any other screen wirelessly through the internet but with the new Steam Link app the gaming experience will not be confined to larger displays but users will now be able to play games on mobile devices such as your smartphone. The app will be available on both Android and iOS and you should check it out if this is something that you are interested in. The selling point of the Steam Link app is the fact that you can play every game that you own on your mobile device. This is very cool indeed as the future of gaming is predicted to shift to … [Read more...] about Valve’s Steam Link App Can Run Your Steam Library On Mobile Devices At 4K 60FPS, Could Be A Game Changer If It Works