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Not long to hear, these are 3 facts about Steam Controller and Steam Link

Steam Controller and Steam Link are two products hardware original from Valve. Both are peripherals which has a similar function console. The games presented are of course the games available on Steam.

Steam Controller is joystick or controller designed and manufactured by Valve. Controller this has a uniqueness on the right and left controller.

Usually these two sides are filled with buttons, the Steam Controller actually has touchpad on that side.

While Steam Link is a device that has a small size. Its function is to do stream games from PC to TV, just like an HDMI cable wireless.

This tool is very useful if you want to play Steam games using your TV. It’s just that the distance between the PC and TV is too far.

Long time no hear, here are the facts about Steam Controller and Steam Link. Come on check!

1. Steam Controller for Steam Machine

Source: Engadget

Valve previously wanted to make console itself called the Steam Machine. Unfortunately the presence of this Steam Machine does not make any significant changes to the market console.

Steam Machine is quite different from console normal. Machine “console” which was released in 2022 tends to have properties like a PC with the SteamOS operating system, which is based on Linux.

SteamOS is not even produced directly by Valve, but through third parties with different brands, such as Alienware, Gigabyte, Zotac and so on.

Steam Machine unfortunately not so good sales seen until 2022 which only sold less than 500,000 units. It’s just that there are still a lot of fans for Steam Controller, it can be seen from the number of Steam Controller usage which was released by Valve in September 2022 yesterday.

The Steam Controller is also compatible for use on a PC so it doesn’t matter if you just buy a Steam Controller without having to have a Steam Machine.

As for SteamOS itself, you can still download and use it on your PC via the following link. It’s just that my advice is better to use another operating system that is more compatible.

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2. Steam Link Cheap Version from Steam Machine

After releasing the Steam Machine, Valve also released Steam Link, which is a device that has a small size. Its function is to do stream games from PC to TV, just like an HDMI cable wireless.

At first Valve thought that this Steam Link was a cheap version of the Steam Machine. Instead of being a new game engine, Steam Link only functions as a hub or link, between PC and TV directly wireless.

Steam Link is compatible with Steam Machines but can also be connected to a self-assembled PC or other brands.

3. Steam Link Finally Discontinued Production

Valve finally gave up on Steam Link. Valve is reportedly no longer producing Steam Link and reselling Steam Link.

Reported from The VergeValve stopped producing Steam Link because many users did not feel the advantages or superior benefits that Steam Link could offer.

Valve even gave a massive discount on Steam Link, where Steam Link was only priced at USD 2.5 or around Rp. 36,000 only. Of course the price does not include shipping costs.