Samsung's Smart TVs stream your Steam games with no extra hardware

From Engadget - July 6, 2017

The beta version of the app supports 1080p video at 60fps, with 4K streaming support promised in the future. You can play your games using a Steam Controller (although PC Gamer also managed to hook up a Xbox 360 pad). Valve is promising compatibility for additional controllers soon.

Be aware that if you are planning to stream powerful PC titles, it's essential you use a wired or high-quality network (at least 5GHZ, according to Valve). And, as we noted in our Steam Link review, streaming quality will also improve depending on how powerful your gaming rig is. However, you may still encounter some niggles while using the Steam Link app -- it is in beta after all. Valve expects any issues to be smoothed out by the time it's officially released.


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