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posted 1 month ago by
mnt_71
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Amazon has Steam Link Streaming Media Player on sale for $15.00 or Steam Controller on sale for $34.99 with free shipping using Prime or orders of $25 or more or with an Amazon Prime Membership (free trial HERE ) to avoid shipping and handling fees.


Steam Link Streaming Media Player:

  • Wired network is strongly recommended
  • Compatible controllers with Steam Link: Steam Controller, Xbox One USB wired, Xbox 360 USB wired, Xbox 360 wireless, PS4, PS3 wired and Wii-U Pro. Many third-party Xbox controllers are also supported.
  • Steam Link is designed to take advantage of the horsepower you already have in your home, streaming from your current gaming computer by mirroring its experience to your TV.
  • Video and audio data is sent from your computer to the Steam Link, while your controller input is sent back in real time. Virtually every game that your computer runs can be played on your TV.


Received 4.2/5 stars based on 1,564 customer reviews on product page.


Steam Controller:

  • Experience a new level of precise control for your favorite games. The Steam Controller lets you play your entire collection of Steam games on your TV-even the ones designed without controller support in mind.
  • Features dual trackpads, HD haptic feedback, dual-stage triggers, back grip buttons, and fully-customizable control schemes. Find your favorite mappings in the Steam Community, or create and share your own.
  • Dual trackpads allow for 1:1 absolute position input via virtual controls like a trackball, adaptive centering joystick, or steering wheel
  • Dual-stage triggers can be used as analog, digital, or both types of input at the same time. Put your iron-sights on the sweep-in, and then fire with the reliable feel of a tactile switch, all on the same trigger.
  • Each of the Steam Controller's input zones and buttons has been positioned based on frequency of use, required precision, and ergonomic comfort.


Received 4.1/5 stars based on 2,351 customer reviews on product page.
 

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So tempted for the price. Looks cool but I don't don't think I'd ever use it instead of my normal tower setup.

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I ordered one back when it was $20. Hooked it up.

Then proceeded to never use it and instead just stream to the media PC already hooked up to my TV.

If you don't already have some other computing device hooked up to your TV, this thing would be great. For me, though, it was a waste of money.

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Received from Amazon Warehouse today. Once I went to Steam settings on my PC to:

1. Enable streaming.
2. Enable controllers for use in game. They worked fine to control the interface, but had to be activated to work in game.

It worked well. 

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