Valve is adding support for Nintendo Switch Joy-Con controllers in Steam. as part of Steam’s latest betaJoy-Cons will be supported either individually or as a matching pair, similar to how you can use either way for Switch games. If you want to try the feature, you can subscribe to Steam beta – Valve has Useful instructions on Steam – Although fingers are crossed that Joy-Cons have no deviation.
Valve is also improving its support for Nintendo’s classic consoles it sells to Switch Online subscribers, though in the beta patch notes, the company didn’t specify exactly how. This feature was introduced to the public version of the Steam client only last week, allowing you to use the NES, SNES, N64, and Sega Genesis Steam controller.
And if you want to use a non-Nintendo console with Steam, you have a few options there as well. Valve added support for Sony’s DualSense controller shortly after the PS5’s release in 2020 and expanded Steam support for Xbox consoles in early 2021.