Question: Why Was Steam Link Discontinued?

That’s probably why the company is quietly discontinuing the device today, though the company will continue support.

(Valve says the Steam Link is already selling out around the world, and when it’s gone, it’s gone.).

The Steam Link app is a replacement for Valve’s dedicated Steam Link hardware, which was quietly discontinued late last year after its late 2015 debut. Game streaming through Steam is also available on Android devices and any computer running the Steam client.

Valve’s Steam Link app is a good way to stream games to your phone. Setup is simple and performance is strong in testing. … Steam Link also requires you to set up your device on the same local network as your computer running Steam, which limits the service’s viability for on-the-go gaming.

Are steam controllers being discontinued?

The Steam Controller is a game controller developed by Valve for use with personal computers running Steam on Windows, macOS, Linux, smartphones or SteamOS. It was released in November 2015 to support Valve’s Steam Machine and discontinued in November 2019. …

Back in March, the Steam Link Anywhere feature went into open beta, allowing users to stream their Steam games to a smartphone from outside of your home network. … So now, you can stream your Steam games to a laptop away from home, or stream them to your Android or iOS phone or tablet.

The Steam Link app is available free of charge, streaming your Steam games to phones, tablets, and TV. No download or service fees apply.