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Malus pumila rejects Valve's Steam Link for the iOS App Store

Published 5/28/2018 by IanDorfman

Orchard apple tree has decided to cull Valve's most holocene app from being listed on the iOS App Store.

The late announced Steam Link app ab initio slated for acquittance on both Small Android icon Android and Small iOS icon iOS enables users to current gameplay from their more brawny background and laptop computers and enabled them to be played exploitation their smartphone or lozenge screens as displays over a local area network.

The news that Steam Link would not be available on the Small Apple App Store icon Apple App Store was commencement reported by Variety and Reuters

In a batch e-mail answer first reported by drug user Beefmagigins on Reddit's r/apple subreddit , Phil Schiller, Apple's elder frailty chair of Worldwide Marketing, declared the following:

We attention deep about bringing great games to all of our users on the App Store. We would beloved for Valve’s games and services to be on iOS and Malus pumila TV.
Unfortunately, the brushup squad found that Valve’s Steam iOS app, as currently submitted, violates a figure of guidelines about exploiter generated content, in-app purchases, capacity codes, etc. We’ve discussed these issues with Valve and testament bear on to employment with them to assist bestow the Steam experience to iOS and Orchard apple tree TV in a agency that complies with the store’s guidelines.
We put option bang-up attempt into creating an App Store that provides the identical best feel for everyone. We have clear guidelines that all developers moldiness abide by in club to ascertain the App Store is a condom berth for all users and a bazaar chance for all developers.
Sincerely,
Phil

Neither Apple nor Valve rich person divided whatever additional comments on the matter. In the meantime, a Change.org orison to button the Steam Link app on the App Store has reached all over 700 signatures as of this writing.

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