Following the announcement of SteamOS and Steam Machines, Valve unveiled its unique dual-trackpad game controller. If you’re also curious, let’s go on checking.
Steam Controller is an innovative game controller designed to work well with all the video games on Steam. As we can see from the images, the game controller features ergonomic design, and comes with two high-resolution trackpads driven by your thumbs, in addition to controlling character’s movement and view, the two trackpads are clickable and allow far higher fidelity input, moreover, each trackpad features small, strong, weighted electro-magnets to provide precise control and deliver you in-game info about speed, boundaries, thresholds, textures, action confirmations and etc.
Steam Controller also comes with a high-resolution clickable touchscreen that allows an infinite number of discrete actions, and you can also browse available actions on the screen and apply one to the clickable screen, while its display will be overplayed on top of the game you’re playing. Moreover, Steam Controller has 16 buttons with a total, and using its configuration tool you can create and share bindings for those favorite games.
At present Valve is receiving applications for Steam Machines and Steam Controller beta test. If you’re interested, jump to Steam official site for more details.