With the new client update of its digital store, Valve’s programmers confirm that they have introduced more advanced APIs that refine and improve PS5’s DualSense support on Steam.
Thanks to the latest client update, therefore, all games that take advantage of theAPI in Steam Input they get the full compatibility with the PlayStation 5 pad, that is, without waiting for the publication of updates and specific patches by individual developers.
After allowing PS5 or DualSense-only buyers to use the controller on Steam, Valve is expanding support for Sony’s new peripheral to integrate features like the LED, the gyroscope, the “simple” vibration and the trackpad. On Steam there are already several games that offer automatic configurations with compatibility profiles for DualSense, such as Death Strading, No Man’s Sky and Horizon Zero Dawn.
At present, therefore, all the most advanced features of the PS5 controller continue to be inaccessible on Steam, such as the feedback aptico oi adaptive triggers that so many joys are giving to users of Astro’s Playroom and PS5 launch lineup games that benefit from these technologies.
As for the first update that introduces Steam compatibility to DualSense, also for this new update it is necessary to participate in the public Beta of the Steam desktop client or wait for the arrival of these advanced APIs in the official version of the app, expected aftercurrent testing phase.