Playing Steam games on your phone? It's coming soon!
MANILA, Philippines – Valve announced on Wednesday, May 9, that it was releasing two Android and iOS-capable apps that would let Steam users play games and videos on their mobile devices.
In a statement, Valve said the Steam Link app and the Steam Video app are meant to "extend Steam’s suite of services and accessibility."
"The Steam Link app," Valve writes, "allows gamers to experience their Steam library of games on their Android (phone, tablet, TV) and iOS-based (iPhone, iPad, Apple TV) devices while connected via 5Ghz network or wired Ethernet to a host system (Mac or PC), with Android access initially offered in beta."
The Steam Link App, coming in the week of May 21, will support Steam Controllers, MFI controllers, and more across both platforms.
Meanwhile, summer in the US will bring the Steam Video app. This app will let users watch Steam-based movies and shows "directly via their Android and iOS devices over Wi-Fi or LTE." The Steam Video app will also offer offline and streaming modes.
More information on the devices is expected to be released closer to launch. – Rappler.com