Imagine playing your Steam collection on your phone, tablet, or TV. Now stop imagining, because it’s coming true.
Valve announced Steam Link today. The app—which will be available later this month for Android, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, and Android TV—means you can play your Steam games on your phone or TV.
Steam has long offer in-home game streaming between computers, allowing you to install a game on one computer and play it on another using the host computer’s resources. Steam Link will expand the feature to phones, tablets, and TVs.
From the Steam press release:
The Steam Link app, slated to launch the week of May 21st, 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 will feature support for the Steam Controller, MFI controllers, and more across both platforms.
Valve also announced the Steam Video app ,which will provide access to Steam’s video library on the same platforms. Expect that later this summer.