New Steam mobile app to host QR-enabled login functionality

Valve Corporation is beta testing the revamped version, which incorporates a QR feature designed to facilitate faster connections.

The Steam mobile app, aimed at easing the user experience when it comes to the hit Valve Steam Deck, has been reported to be undergoing a massive makeover. Considered as a near helper to the popular handheld gaming device, the mobile app is being tailor-made. Valve Corporation is sparing no effort to address the range of Steam app issues that have surfaced recently. Let’s dive deeper into the steam to unfold what lies ahead.

Big hit: the blockbuster that is Steam Deck

Months after its worldwide release, Valve Corporation’s Steam Deck stands proudly in the gaming universe. . Riding the USP of “being the first gaming console to truly deliver the real PC gaming experience,” it managed to top the sales charts globally.

From popular gaming community platforms like Discord or Twitch to various social media channels, it’s almost everywhere. Players are simply thrilled with the unique abilities of the new Steam Deck. They shower Valve Corporation with heaps of praise for fulfilling their dream years of having such a one-of-a-kind gaming gadget.

The Valve Steam mobile app, intended to facilitate the user experience of the hit Valve Steam Deck, is undergoing a major makeover.


Despite proving to be a cutting-edge gaming console, the Valve Steam Deck is struggling due to a number of reported issues from the Steam mobile app. Valve’s high hopes of breaking all previous sales records in gaming history have taken a big shake-up as widespread grievances can be seen on various social media platforms.

Currently, the app is available on iOS and Android stores. With over fifty million downloads and over a million reviews on the App Store, it only got an average rating of 3.5. Needless to say, it falls short of the world-class standards that the steam gaming device has set so far.

The modus operandi of the Steam mobile app is to allow users to chat with their Steam friends, update them with the latest Steam related Steam news and sales, and facilitate quick Steam logins. But from the growing concerns and not-so-positive reviews regarding the Valve Steam app, it can be firmly said that it is letting Valve Corporation down, currently.

The overhaul in progress

In order to restore parity, Valve has done everything possible to make the Steam mobile app experience absolutely hassle-free. Several reports and Valve’s official press release suggest that their best attempts are being made to fix common issues like outdated UI or overlapping text and images. Apart from these two, dissatisfactions have been reported on chat and notification issues, playing video files and zooming images.

The fact that the Steam mobile app received its latest update in mid-2021 was not well received by users.

What to expect from the redesigned app?

While enjoying top Steam Deck games like Elden Ring on Steam Deck windows, players can rest assured of much faster connection than before with QR code. Much to the delight of the global gaming community, Valve also promised smarter notifications, an improved Steam library, better Steam Guard installation, multi-account support, and regular updates. Valve recently opened up the beta testing option for the new Steam mobile app for gamers and intends to use their valuable feedback in improving the Valve Steam app.