Valve’s Steam Link app is now available on iOS gadgets and the Apple TV, nearly a yr after Apple initially rejected it for “business conflicts.” Steam Link permits you to beam your current library of PC video games to different gadgets on the identical community; the app is Valve’s alternative for a now-discontinued streaming field that carried the identical title.
The information comes days after the Supreme Court dominated that Apple should face an antitrust lawsuit associated to alleged monopolistic practices across the App Store. It’s notable, nonetheless, that the brand new iOS Steam Link app doesn’t enable customers to buy video games from the Steam retailer, in contrast to on Android.
Banning an app that streamed video games that had already been bought on one other platform appeared exhausting to justify even throughout the scope of Apple’s App Store guidelines, particularly after these guidelines had been up to date particularly to accommodate comparable distant mirroring apps final summer time. Valve eliminated the shop performance in Steam Link betas back in June, nonetheless, so it’s unclear why it took so lengthy for Apple to approve the app.