Valve's Steam Link app is now on iOS, one year after Apple rejected it

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Valve’s Steam Link app has lastly landed on the App Store, that means iOS customers can lastly beam their Valve-purchased PC video games to play on their iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV.

Steam is nonetheless the main market for video video games on PC, regardless of some fiery competitors from the Epic Games Store – and the Steam Link app permits for a extra versatile gaming expertise that does not chain you to your PC monitor.

While Steam Link was already obtainable on Android, its destiny on iOS was unsure for a very long time, after Apple rejected Valve’s bid to hitch the App Store final year. 

Apple cited “business conflicts” for the failed bid, seemingly as a consequence of Valve’s plans to promote video games direct via the app – one thing that might utterly sidestep the roster of video games in Apple’s App Store and take a chunk out of Apple’s income.

Apple may additionally have been involved in regards to the impact on its incoming video video games subscription service, Apple Arcade, which is launching in late 2019.

The Steam Link app might not be a trigger for pleasure for you when you do not play Steam video games, or are already getting your repair via the App Store’s roster of video games, however we’re at all times blissful to see extra methods for gamers to leverage their present recreation library – so they will not need to buy the identical titles throughout completely different platforms.

Via Engadget

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