Steam Link formally debuts on iOS and Apple TV following preliminary rejection final 12 months
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Around this time final 12 months, Valve revealed that Apple had rejected Steam Link from the App Store. Apple apparently thought that the app would violate its “store-within-a-store” App Store guideline. Further, Apple government Phil Schiller suggested in an email to a person that the app violated “a number of guidelines around user-generated content, in-app purchases, [and] content codes.”
At that point, Schiller mentioned that Apple had mentioned the problems with Valve and famous that the 2 had been working collectively to carry Steam Link to iOS. Now, practically a 12 months later, Steam Link is formally obtainable for iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV.
Steam Link for iOS and Apple TV permits Steam gamers to entry their library of video games whereas related to their host Mac. This permits customers to stream their present Steam video games by way of iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV. Here’s how Valve explains the app:
The Steam Link app brings desktop gaming to your iPhone or iPad. Just pair an MFI or Steam controller to your gadget, hook up with a pc operating Steam on the identical native community, and begin taking part in your present Steam video games.
- iPhone or iPad utilizing iOS 10 or larger
- Computer operating Steam – Windows, Mac, or Linux
- iOS gadget should be on the identical native community as the pc operating Steam
For greatest efficiency:
- Connect your pc utilizing Ethernet to your 5Ghz WiFi router
- Connect your iOS gadget to the 5GHz band of your WiFi community
- Keep your iOS gadget inside an inexpensive vary of your router
Steam Link is a free download on the App Store.
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— kif (@kifleswing) May 15, 2019