Grand Theft Auto (GTA) V’s is one of the most popular video games currently available in the market. Since its launch, back in 2013, the fanbase appears to be growing each and every year. Recently Rockstar Games confirmed that due to the popularity, they will be launching an expanded version for the next-gen console, PS5. Sadly, the is not yet available for iOS or Android users like some of its predecessors. However, there is one way you can play GTA V on your phone, legally.
In order to play GTA V on your smartphone, you have to download ‘Steam Link’ on your smartphone. You can only play the game via Steam Link if you have GTA V installed via Steam, which is a video game digital distribution service. If you have the game installed already, here are a few steps that will help you play the game via Steam Link.
# Open the Steam Link app and go into ‘settings’ where you tap on the ‘computer’ option and then scan for devices in the Bluetooth range. You can also connect your PC which doesn’t have Bluetooth by tapping on the ‘other computer’ option. After that you will have to access the Steam app on your PC and click on settings > remote play > pair steam link followed by entering the four-digit code visible on your smartphone’s screen.
# When the pairing is complete, tap on the start playing option and your laptop/PC will automatically open the ‘Steam Big Picture Mode’.
# You will need to select GTA V from the library which contains all the games you own. Just tap on the ‘play’ button and you will be good to go. Similarly, you can play any game in your Steam library on your smartphone.
# Once the game is ready to run, you can either use touch controls to play it or connect any other controller you have.
Note: Your laptop must run the Steam app and the game all the time while playing it on your smartphone. Also, not all games support this feature.