Steam Stories March 22

Almost two years after being released for iOS and tvOS, the official Steam Link client is finally available for Mac users through the Mac App Store. With Steam Link, Steam players can use a computer as a host to stream and play games on any device.

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Steam Stories February 19

Apple might position itself as the champion of privacy when it comes to personal data, but court records showed that the company demanded hugely sensitive data from game distribution service Steam to help in the battle with Epic Games.

The reason? Epic previously criticized Steam’s cut from game developers, accusing platform owner Valve of “sucking out a huge fraction of the profits from games.” Apple wanted to understand more about Valve’s business model with Steam in order to help it make its own case for the App Store. The data that Apple demanded from Valve – which is not even a party to the case – was pretty insane…

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Steam Stories May 1, 2020

Valve’s SteamVR ends support for macOS after being introduced at WWDC 2017

You may remember when Apple announced at WWDC 2017 that macOS High Sierra would be the first version of Mac’s operating system with support for virtual reality. In a big move, Apple worked with Valve, Unity, and Unreal to bring their VR SDKs to the Mac. Today, however, Valve announced that SteamVR for macOS will be discontinued as the company now focuses on tools for Windows and Linux.

Steam Stories July 8, 2019

Steam Link app update lets you rebind buttons on MFi controllers

The Steam Link app allows you to stream games from your Steam library on your PC to your iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV. You can use touch controls or connect a compatible controller. The newest update to the Steam Link app makes that experience even better.

Steam Stories May 22, 2019

Just a week after Steam Link finally came to iOS, allowing players to stream games from their Mac, Steam Chat for iOS and Android has also been released.

Steam Chat offers most of the key features of Steam chat on the Mac, but not all …

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Steam Stories December 16, 2018

Steam dropping support for macOS 10.10 Yosemite and earlier next month

Valve has announced that beginning on January 1st, 2019, Steam will officially drop support for macOS 10.10 Yosemite and earlier, dating back to Lion. The change is due to features in Steam relying on an embedded version of Google Chrome, which no longer functions on older versions of macOS.

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