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Steam controller to launch in the autumn

500 games to support it by the end of the year

Reports coming out of last weekend's PAX East in Boston have indicated that Valve's Steam Controller will launch in the autumn.

An anonymous source told PC Gamer at the PAX East that the controller would be released in either October or November of this year.

The source also related that they have around 500 games that will be natively playable using the new controller. Steam controller to launch in the autumn

The controller saw bit of a redesign after the first 300 went out to beta-testers along with Valve's beta Steam Machines. Feedback indicated that backwards-compatibility would be better served by traditional X,Y,A and B buttons and a D-pad rather than the intended programmable touch-screen.

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