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Valve makes beta of Steam Link app available for Android

Valve has released the test version of its Steam Link Android app on Google Play. The app allows users to stream PC games to an Android device and play with a compatible controller.

Valve announced earlier this month that the Steam Link mobile app will be available in the week of May 21 would come, but the beta is already in the Play Store . The developer emphasizes that smartphones and tablets must be connected to a wireless network for the best performance via 5GHz and must be within a reasonable distance to the router.
The PC on which the game is running must then be connected to the same via ethernet. wifi router. Required is that the smartphone or tablet runs Android 5.0 or higher. For Android TVs it is best to connect these via Ethernet to the router. In addition, the app should be able to run on the Nvidia Shield TV and on Chrome books that Android apps can run. Users can connect a compatible controller to their device via Bluetooth, including the Steam Controller.
Under ideal circumstances, Steam Link could display Android 4k image at 60fps streaming, but in many cases it would be 1080p at 60fps. The app for iOS is still waiting. As soon as it comes out, it can be run on iOS 10 or later versions, and on the Apple TV if this TVOS 10.3 or newer runs.

 

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