Steam Autumn sale begins today, features 13,000 games on sale, and Steam Controller for $5

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  1. the_randomizer

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    2 hours/14 days, whichever comes first. I only had to ever refund one game, so hopefully it's good. Odyssey apparently can run on my PC too, as the requirements are similar to Origins.

    https://www.rockpapershotgun.com/20...s-performance-how-to-get-the-best-settings-2/

    I don't know what to make of it, the 1660 TI is superior to the 1060 and 1070 line of cards, so that shouldn't be an issue. I never push ultra settings in my games, unless the hardware can do it on my end.
     
  2. Konathedemo

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    It depends on which country you live in for the delivery fee.
    For me it was just 10euros and I will say it's still worth it.
     
  3. Scarlet

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    Gosh dangit I bought a Steam Controller. Used one a while ago and really loved it. Super satisfying feedback with its indenty analogue things. At £11 it seemed super worthwhile, definitely wouldn't pay more than £20 though. A bit gimmicky to justify full premium controller pricing.
     
  4. Silent_Gunner

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    $5 for the SC!?

    I bought 3 of those things for Amazon prices while they're "short in stock" earlier this year... :(
     
  5. 1NOOB

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    well thre just no buying option for the controller on my steam , weird upload_2019-11-26_19-43-52.
     

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  6. Xzi

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    Nice, I was worried I had missed all the good sales on Steam controllers. May not be the best option for every game, but I own just about every other type of controller so I might as well add it to the collection.
     
  7. Rahkeesh

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    It really is kind of revelatory if you can map the right touchpad and gyro to mouse for camera control. It is a billion times better than using stick even with gyro. I'm disappointed that next gen consoles don't seem to be going in this direction, camera control is by far the most common application for the right stick in AAA games and it's not that well suited for it.

    On the other hand, using the touchpad for mouse cursor is merely a passable experience. I'd rather use a wireless keyboard with a built-in touchpad for those kind of games like civ or what not.

    I know some people have managed to play GW2 with an Xbox controller but I wouldn't want to imagine it. The setup on my Steam controller is already so convoluted and is using all the extra buttons and both touchpads. (Also action camera most of the time.) You can probably manage more complex MMOs like WoW as well, at least better than you could with an Xbox mapper.
     
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  8. leon315

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    dude, we are neighbours: u have baguette and croissant, we make pizza and spaghetti.
     
  9. Duo8

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    No option to buy for me either.
     
  10. godreborn

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    not sure what the problem is. maybe try a different browser?
     
  11. StrayGuitarist

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    My ex owned one. It was half-decent for the few games that worked with it. But not really better than any other controller I tried-- There wasn't anything about it that made it really.. "good". But I didn't use it for longer than an hour or so.. But I was mainly just frustrated with how more than half of my steam library just didn't wanna cooperate with the thing.

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    My ex had one. It's okay, nothing objectively better than an Xbone controller or DS4. There's a bit of a learning curve with the touch pad, and not every game supports it. And a lot of games do NOT want to let you map things to it, for some reason. But then again, that was about a year ago.
     
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  12. renjiVII

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    I would have love to get the steam controller at that price, unfortunately its not available on the steam store as there is price or no buy button:(
     
  13. azrael_11

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    Oh my god here in greece the shipping if almost 5x times the controller itself.
     

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  14. lordelan

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    Can't find a definite answer to this:

    Can the Steam Controller be paired to a Fire TV (Stick) to use it as a Steam Link?
     
  15. Dax_Fame

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    Next piece of dead hardware! I think it was last year I got a $5 Steam Link, which I unfortunately never use because the Steam Link on my TV works much better.

    My condolences to whoever purchased one of these strange, awkward devices at full price.
     
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  16. Trash_Bandatcoot

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    Ah shit, missed the deal on the Steam controller.
     
  17. MasterJ360

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    Eh i'll give the steam controller a buy. Certain mmo's with their retarded anti third party driver block makes my xinput ps3
    controller useless. Black Desert Online for an example
     
  18. eriol33

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    RIP Wallet.

    too bad I couldn't buy the steam controller.
     
  19. StrayGuitarist

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    Goodness, gracious, mercy's sake alive, why in the world would it cost nearly €30 for bloody shipping!?
     
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  20. Rahkeesh

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    Word is the Steam Controller is sold out for good now in the UK, still available in the U.S. They are dumping their remaining inventory in this sale and no more will be made.

    https://www.pcgamesn.com/steam/controllers-sale-discontinued

    Edit: wish you could order more than one in the same box for shipping purposes, but nope, Steam gotta Steam.
     
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