Steamworks Documentation
Steam Remote Play

Steam Remote Play Overview


Extend your Steam gaming experience to your phone, tablet or TV using the Steam Remote Play feature with the Steam Link app. Steam Remote Play is also used to play your game remotely when logged into Steam on another computer.

Each computer or device connected via Remote Play has it's own session. You can find out more about connected devices using the ISteamRemotePlay Interface

If you have optimized your game for remote play on various types of devices, you can check the appropriate feature checkboxes in the Basic Info section of the Store Page admin on the partner site, and your game will show up when users search for games that are optimized for streaming to their devices.

Remote Play on Phone


If you have checked this feature, it means you have created a recommended Steam Input touch controller config for your game, and have verified that the UI elements and font sizes work well for small handheld devices.

Remote Play on Tablet


If you have checked this feature, it means you have created a recommended Steam Input touch controller config for your game, and you adapt to the various 4x3 and 16x9 aspect ratios used by tablet devices.

You can use the ISteamRemotePlay::BGetSessionClientResolution() function to get information about the remote device aspect ratio and resolution.

Remote Play on TV


If you have checked this feature, that means you have full controller support for your game, and have verified that the UI elements and font sizes work well for viewing at a distance on a TV.