steammobileLaunched in beta last week, Valve has opened up its Steam iPhone companion app to all users.

The app allows Steam users to view their Steam friends list, see what games their friends are playing, and chat with players in-game.

Gamers can also browse and purchase from the Steam library of titles from the iPhone, to play later on a PC or Mac. However, there is no purchasing of iOS games through the app, something that, aside from the fact that Steam doesn't support any iOS games, Apple would surely frown upon.

Steam Mobile for iPhone is available free on the App Store. [Direct Link]

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WildCowboy Avatar
148 months ago
It uses your Steam account. It doesn't run afoul of Apple's rules because the content isn't for consumption on the iOS's all Mac and PC games. It's like using Amazon's Price Check app to buy physical goods from Amazon.

Apple only cares if it's content (print, video, music subscriptions and other content) that is meant for the iOS device. That has to go through Apple's in-app purchase.
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