Valve replaces Steam Machine controller touchscreen with physical buttons
Valve reveals a new mock-up at Steam Dev Days that gets rid of the touchscreen in favor of a more traditional design.
UPDATE: We acquired an image of the non-final controller being handed out to Steam Dev Days attendees. It's identical to the controller Valve demoed at CES. The area in the middle where the touchscreen would be is a grid of four buttons.
As you can see from the mock-up controller, the design is still going through a pretty radical change.
The original story appears below:
Valve's Steam controller is getting a slight redesign and it isn't even out yet. According to posts from Steam Database, the Steam controller is eschewing a central touchpad in favor of two sets of physical buttons. You can see the new mock-up and the original design in the controllers above.
The controller will use two AA batteries, and the blog says that Valve is "keeping VR in mind while developing the controller."
Valve is currently hosting the developer-only event Steam Dev Days in Seattle. Attendees were given their own prototype controller in a goodie bag, and they will also receive a Gigabyte Steam Machine.
Marvel's Iron Man VR, No Man's Sky VR, And More In PlayStation's First State of Play - GS News Update Top New Games Releasing For Switch, PS4, Xbox One, And PC This Week -- March 24-30 2019 Mortal Kombat 11 – Old Skool Vs. New Skool Gameplay Trailer Days Gone - Official Story Trailer Apex Legends Season 1 Could Add Another New Legend - GS News Update Free Xbox One And Xbox 360 Games With Gold For April 2019 Announced Oculus Rift vs. Sony's HMZ-T3Q - CES 2014 Oculus Plus Virtuix Omni Treadmill Equals Holodeck - CES 2014 CES for Gamers in 60 Seconds - Part 2 Updated RetroN 5 Spotted on the Show Floor - CES 2014 Top 5 Gaming Innovations - CES 2014 CES for Gamers in 60 Seconds
Got a news tip or want to contact us directly? Email email@example.com