Valve recently announced that over half a million of its Steam Controllers have been sold. With every of its controller comes online, Valve get the opportunity to receive more feedbacks on how the device even better.
Some of the recent improvement made by Valve are as follows:
- Play more new games out of the box
Developers are now fine-tuning their games to work great with the Steam Controller at launch. Recent examples include DOOM, XCOM 2 and Dark Souls III, and more are coming soon.
- Same experience from desktop to couch
You can now configure and use the controller from your desktop, including the pop-up keyboard to communicate with your non-Steam programs.
- Rumble Pass-Through
The Steam Controller can now use its Force Reactors to capture and reproduce the rumble effects from your favorite games.
- Tune once, play anywhere
Create templates from your favorite settings and apply them across all your games.
- Uninterrupted action
Create multiple “Action Sets” and switch between them on the fly. For instance, in GTA V or Just Cause 3 it’s easy to switch between walking, driving and flying controls with a single button.
- Works great with any game
Valve enhanced its support for games purchased outside of Steam. Once you add the game to your library you can edit and share your configurations with your friends just like any other Steam game.
- Steam VR Support
Full Steam Controller support in VR Game Theater mode, including using the motion controls as a steering wheel.