Extend your Steam gaming experience to your phone, tablet, or TV over your local network using the Steam link mobile app ,the app is currently available only for android and is in its beta phase,The Steam Link app is available free of charge, streaming your Steam games to phones, tablets, and TV. No download or service fees apply,it supports the Steam Controller over Bluetooth, as well as other popular Bluetooth controllers, mice, and keyboards.
In order to use it,Simply download the app and connect your host computer (PC, Mac, Linux, or SteamOS) via your local network to expand the range of your Steam In-Home experience,It’s using the same Steam In-Home Streaming technology used in the Steam Link hardware, Under the hood they’re doing real-time encoding of H.264 video and sending it over a custom low-latency network protocol, then displaying it on the client.Follow the steps below in order to use it:-
- Install the app-Download the app on your phone, tablet, or TV for free from Google Play (currently in beta) or the iOS App Store (Coming soon).
- Pair your controller-The Steam Link app is compatible with a number of popular Bluetooth controllers, including the Steam Controller.
- Connect to computer-Connect to a local computer running Steam. For best performance, connect over 5GHz WiFi or wired ethernet.
There is also an advanced settings menu option that allows you to tune streaming resolution and bitrate for the best experience on your setup, Over a 5 GHz network, their target is 1080p at 60 FPS with good quality for most scenes, If you have a powerful gaming rig, wired network, and a very good client device, it’s possible to stream at 4K 60 FPS.