Connecting your Steam account to your Xbox account allows you to access your Steam games on your Xbox console and vice versa. You can play with friends on many devices thanks to this feature’s support for cross-platform multiplayer.
Step 1: Sign in to Steam
The first step in connecting your Steam account to your Xbox account is to sign in to Steam on your computer. If you do not already have a Steam account, you can create one for free by visiting the Steam website and clicking “Join Steam” in the top right corner.
Once signed in to Steam, go to the “Steam” menu and select “Settings.” Select ” Account ” in the settings menu and click “Link a device.”
You will be prompted to sign into your Xbox account.Enter your Xbox account credentials, including your email address and password, and click “Sign in.”
After signing in to your Xbox account, Steam will ask you to confirm the link by entering a code displayed on your Xbox console. Enter the code on your computer and click “Link” to confirm the connection.
Step 4: Install Steam games on Xbox
Once the link is established, you can access your Steam games on your Xbox console by going to the Xbox store and searching for “Steam.” Select “Steam” from the results list and install the app on your Xbox.
Once the Steam app is installed, you can log in with your Steam account and access all of your Steam games on your Xbox console.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I access my Xbox games on Steam?
Unfortunately, this feature is currently not available. Connecting your Steam and Xbox accounts only allows you to access your Steam games on your Xbox console, not the other way around.
Do I need Xbox Live Gold to play Steam games on Xbox?
No, Xbox Live Gold is not required to play Steam games on the Xbox. However, if the Steam game requires Xbox Live Gold, you must have a valid Xbox Live Gold subscription to play the game on your Xbox console.
Will my Steam and Xbox friends lists be merged?
No, your Steam and Xbox friends lists will remain separate. However, you can play with friends on both platforms if they have linked Steam and Xbox accounts.
Can I play cross-platform multiplayer on all Steam games?
Not all Steam games support cross-platform multiplayer. It depends on each game developer and publisher; you must check the game’s detail page or contact the developer to confirm if the game supports cross-platform multiplayer.
No, your Steam and Xbox achievements will remain separate and will not be linked or transferred between the two platforms.
Can I use my Xbox controller to play Steam games on my computer?
You can use your Xbox controller to play Steam games on your computer. You must ensure that your computer has the necessary drivers installed to support the Xbox controller and that the Steam game supports controller input.
Can I use my Steam account on multiple Xbox consoles?
Yes, you can use your Steam account on multiple Xbox consoles. However, you must link your Xbox account to your Steam account on each console separately.
Can I use my Xbox account on multiple Steam accounts?
No, you can only link one Xbox account to one Steam account. You must create multiple Xbox accounts if you wish to use your Xbox account on numerous Steam accounts.
Will my Steam game save progress transfer to my Xbox console?
This depends on the game. Some games will allow you to transfer your save progress between the two platforms, while others will not. You must check the game’s detail page or contact the developer to confirm if save progress can be transferred.
Will my DLC’s purchased on Steam be accessible on Xbox?
This depends on the game. Some games will allow DLCs purchased on Steam to be accessible on Xbox, while others will not. You must check the game’s detail page or contact the developer to confirm if DLCs are transferable.