The olden days were gone when you play high-end games only on PC. You can play Steam games and console games on streaming devices and Smart TVs. With the latest version of Google TV, you can install the Steam Link app on your Google TV and play all the high-quality games. For high-end games, you have to use gaming controllers on Google TV. You can’t play the Steam games with the Google TV remote.
How to Install Steam Link on Google TV
Step 1: Turn on your Smart TV and connect your Google TV to the HDMI port.
Step 2: Go to your home screen and click the Search option.
Step 3: On the search bar, search for the Steam Link app.
Step 4: From the search results, choose the Steam Link app.
Step 5: Click on the Install option to install the app.
Step 6: Open the Steam Link app.
Step 7: Sign in to your Steam account.
Step 8: Now, the Steam Link app will check the requirements. It will search for Steam Controller, Steam account, and internet connection.
Step 9: To play games on Steam, you need to meet all the requirements. Use an active Steam account, connect a Steam-compatible gaming controller to your Google TV, and have an internet speed of at least 10 Mbps.
Step 10: If all the requirements have been met, you will get all the purchased games on your Steam account.
Step 11: Choose a game and play them on your Google TV.
Alternative Method to Get Steam on Google TV: Using PC
Step 1: Initially, turn on your TV and connect it to the same WiFi network as your Google TV.
Step 2: Open the Chrome web browser on your PC and visit the Steam website.
Step 3: Click the Install Steam button and install the Steam Engine on your PC.
Step 4: Then, open the Steam Engine app on your PC and sign in with your Steam account.
Step 5: Now, open the latest version of the Chrome browser and right-click on the screen.
Step 6: Choose the Cast option and select your Google TV.
Step 7: Click the Sources option and tap the Cast Desktop option.
Step 8: Now, open the Steam Engine app and play any game. It will appear on your Google TV.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, you can play games on Google TV. Some games required controllers. For some games, you can use the Google TV remote.