Thanks to Steam Link, Android users can run PC games even in the forest

Back in 2018, Valve gave PC gamers the opportunity to step away from the computer and play their favorite games lying down

on the couch. With the help of Steam Link, gamers could run games on a PC and broadcast the image to an Android smartphone via Wi-Fi, but only within the same network. Now this restriction has been lifted.

What is known

The application has been updated and received Steam supportLink Anywhere, but only in beta form. Now gamers can launch and stream games from the Steam library to Android devices, even in the forest, if they provide a stable Internet connection for their PC and smartphone. In the comments announcing the update, one of the players boasted that Steam Link Anywhere even works with 4G.

How to use Steam Link Anywhere:

  1. Update your Steam Client to the March 13th beta or later
  2. Go to the Add a computer tab in Steam Link and select “Another computer”
  3. Follow the on-screen pairing instructions

Beta version of the Steam Link app is availableon Google Play, so Android smartphone owners can already try out the new feature. In the last update, the developers from Valve added virtual controls, so now you don’t even have to look for a wireless gamepad. The iOS version is still blocked.