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Valve has Discontinued their Steam Link Hardware

There are no plans to restock Steam Link hardware in the future

Valve has Discontinued their Steam Link Hardware

Valve has Discontinued their Steam Link Hardware 

Valve's Steam Link streaming solution has evolved a lot over the years, moving from its dedicated hardware solution to become an app that is available on Samsung Televisions, PCs and Android devices. 

With the Steam Link app being available for free on Android, there is now little reason to purchase a new Steam Link device, outside of the latency benefits of using a wired ethernet connection over WiFi signals. Valve has confirmed that stock of their Steam Link hardware has been sold out in Europe and that supply of the device in the US is about to dry up, effectively killing off the device's retail presence. 

Valve has discontinued their Steam Link box, but that won't spell the end for the hardware and its ecosystem, with Valve planning to continue supporting the device while continuing work on Steam Link's software releases.   

     The supply of physical Steam Link hardware devices is sold out in Europe and almost sold out in the US.

Moving forward, Valve intends to continue supporting the existing Steam Link hardware as well as distribution of the software versions of Steam Link, available for many leading smart phones, tablets and televisions. Click here to find out more about the Steam Link App.

Valve has Discontinued their Steam Link Hardware  

While Valve has attempted to release their Steam Link app on iOS devices, Apple's terms and conditions have become a stumbling block for application due to its links to Steam, an external gaming storefront. At this time it is unknown whether or not the Steam Link app will ever come to iOS. 

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20-11-2018, 08:29:31

Peace
Huh? App for PC? That App surely doesn't behave as a sender to any smart TV, right?Quote

20-11-2018, 09:10:50

Gambit2K
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Originally Posted by Peace Ð View Post
Huh? App for PC? That App surely doesn't behave as a sender to any smart TV, right?
You still need the steam client or steamOS on your PC, and you stream to the app i your Smart TV, Android TV device, Android phone connected to the TV etc.

The App works really well, just as good as my Steam link device.Quote

20-11-2018, 09:27:14

Peace
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Originally Posted by Gambit2K View Post
You still need the steam client or steamOS on your PC, and you stream to the app i your Smart TV, Android TV device, Android phone connected to the TV etc.

The App works really well, just as good as my Steam link device.
I don't understand it... Of course I have Steam on my PC, but the article talks about an "app that is available on [...] PCs [...]." I hate that everything is called App nowadays For me, Apps are still software for Smartphones, while software for PCs is still just software or a program


I have to use my Steam Link hardware, because my Samsung Smart TV seems to be too old.Quote

20-11-2018, 09:59:42

demonking
I haven't used the app for TV or phone but how does one connect a controller to said app if not using the steam controller?Quote

20-11-2018, 11:11:58

tgrech
Any bluetooth control should work with the app, including the SteamController (Which got a firmware update enabling BLE support alongside the apps release)Quote
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