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Steam link etc

05-10-2018, 03:04 AM
#1
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: England
Posts: 11,346
Steam link etc

I'm not sure about Steam link, never used it before. Reading the articles about this latest announcement does it mean its a 'bit' like airplay. If i have a Steam game running on my PC i can then essentially 'air play' it onto my phone and play it there ?

You have to have the game running on your PC i take it ? Its not like Steam link will run it straight onto my phone from a server etc ? Or does it ?
05-11-2018, 08:04 AM
#2
Joined: May 2011
Posts: 1,954
You've probably read up through other sources on it now as there's lots out there.

You need your PC to be running and that PC and *it sounds like* your mobile device on the same WIFI network. Only then can you effectively mirror the game on to your iOS device. And good luck having the controls work.

Basically I think it's overhyped at the moment as people come to terms with the restrictions which there will be many. We'll find out in just over a week, and only then will everyone realize. Most people immediately thought it was straight up steam on your mobile device. But it's more like: PC running + wifi + the game is configured for touch type controls = only then will it maybe run ok. We shall see.