▲ Steam store search can filter Xbox and PS controller compatible games. (Picture/reproduced from Steam)
Reporter Lou Wanling/Comprehensive Report
Valve recently updated the store page and game library of its own game platform Steam, and added a filtering “games for controllers” function, allowing players to find suitable games based on whether the game supports controllers.
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This update has brought some changes to the existing Steam store page. In addition to the original information such as “fully supported controller” and “partially supported controller”, it will now also display whether the game is compatible with Xbox, DualSense, and DUALSHOCK. device.
Now players can also check the degree of controller support for each game, so that players can know at a glance whether the controller they own can play a specific game. In addition, if they are using a controller recommended by the developer for the game, the system will also Notifications will be displayed.
Valve said that about 12% of current active players on Steam use controllers to play. In the past year, more than 3 billion game stages have been played using controllers, 60% of which were controlled by Xbox. controllers, another 27% are PlayStation-related controllers, and the remainder includes Steam Deck, Switch Pro, and hundreds of other controller models.