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Valve's Steam Link app is finally available for iOS and Apple TV



Valve's Steam Link app is now available on iOS devices and Apple TV, almost a year after Apple initially rejected it for "business conflicts". Steam Link lets you beam your existing library of PC games to other devices on the same network; The app is Valve's replacement for a now interrupted streaming box that has the same name.

The news comes after the Supreme Court has argued that Apple must face a process of antitrust in connection with alleged monopolistic practices around the App Store. However, it is noteworthy that the new iOS Steam Link app does not allow users to purchase games from the steam store, unlike on Android.

Prohibition of an app that streamed games that were already purchased on another platform seemed difficult to justify, even within the framework of Apple's App Store rules, especially after the rules were specifically updated to accommodate similar remote mirror apps in last summer. Valve removed the store's functionality in Steam Link back in June, but it is therefore unclear why Apple took so long to approve the app.


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