Love Steam Gaming? Check out the Steam Controller this Black Friday & Cyber Monday
The Steam Controller is a piece of hardware that, along with other Steam hardware/software, completes the Steam gaming ecosystem. It enables you to play both traditional game-pad orientated games, as well as featuring mapping for PC games intended for a mouse and keyboard. The device resembles an Xbox controller in shape, but has some pretty obvious differences in terms of button layout. Let’s take a look at some of the key features below, so you can decide whether you want to look out for any Steam Controller Black Friday & Cyber Monday deals.
- Wireless Receiver – Plugged into your computer, Steam Link or other supported devices via USB to connect to the controller. Also comes with an extender adapter for better positioning.
- Touch Pads – Upper right touch pad is designed to replace your mouse, whilst the left is more of a traditional d-pad. Also features Haptic feedback, so rumbles in the position your finger is in.
- Joystick & XYAB Buttons – Traditional controller features.
- Steam Shortcut – Express key for taking you to Steam.
- Play/Pause buttons – Not much more to say about those!
- Triggers & Bumper Pads – Features two trigger pads on the under side, as well as traditional triggers and bumper pads on either side on the top.
- Customizable – Re-assign buttons and controls individually via the Steam software.
- Controller Mapping – Converts controls of PC based games to the game-pad. You can create your own mappings, as well as use mappings from the community.
Could there be any Steam Controller Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals?
So we’ve been through the specs and, if you want to buy it, you are probably wondering if there will be any Black Friday or Cyber Monday deals on the Steam Controller. This device is quite old now, so it is hard to say whether Steam will want to offer discounts on hardware without much hype. That said, some deals could be used to push familiarity with the controller. We will have a better idea nearer the time, so return here for any Steam Controller Black Friay & Cyber Monday 2017 deal news we uncover!