Steam Link Now Supports PS5 DualSense and Xbox Series X Controller on Android
The latest update adds new controllers and support for Steam Link on Apple TV.
If you are a Steam player, then it is likely that some of you have been waiting for better controller support on Android.
Well, the latest Steam Link update has added compatibility with a range of controllers and some new platforms.
PS5 Controllers Now Work With Steam Link
Valve has already added support for the PS5 DualSense control pad at the end of November.
However, if you have a DualSense and an Android phone, it will please you to know you can now use your fresh pad to control games played via Steam Link.
The latest update to the Steam Link app has added support for the PS5 controller. The fun doesn’t stop there, though.
Do you have a new Xbox Series X or S? Then Valve has added support for Xbox Series controllers as well. So, Android Steam Link users can utilize their Xbox Series X pad to game via the service.
Both controllers offer low latency gameplay via the Steam Link service. At this time, the only way you can play Steam Link games with PS5 and Xbox Series X controllers is via a wired connection.
Apple TV Support Added to Steam Link
Given the struggles that other cloud gaming platforms have experienced with the Apple store, it is a surprise that you can actually use Steam Link on iOS devices.
However, you can. The latest being Apple TV. It is simply a case of grabbing the Steam Link app from the Apple App Store and installing it on your Apple TV device.
Can You Use Any Other Controllers With Steam Link?
You’re not just limited to playing Steam Link with the PS5 or Xbox Series X controllers. These are new additions and there are plenty of other options available to you.
You could opt for the official Steam controller, which is going to offer you an optimized gameplay experience.
There is also the Razer Kishi, which is a mobile controller that turns your smartphone into a handheld gaming console similar to the Nintendo Switch Lite.
How Do You Get Steam Link?
Getting Steam Link is a really easy process for any mobile user, and is exactly the same as downloading any other app onto your device.
Just head to your native app store, grab the Steam Link app, and install it on your phone. Connect it to Steam on your PC and you are good to remote game anywhere, as long as you have a stable internet connection and your battery life is up to scratch.
Use Your PS5 or Xbox Series Pad With Steam Link
As long as you have the Steam Link app and the above-mentioned controllers, then you will be able to play Steam games remotely using them.
Valve has consistently been adding support for new controllers to their Steam app and its various permutations like Steam Link. Doing this, it keeps the brand current and entices users from across the gaming industry to play on Steam.
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