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You can now design and 3D print accessories for the Steam controller – The Next Web

by • March 24, 2016 • No Comments

Gaming giant Valve turn it intod waves when it released its innovative trackpad-based Steam Controller last June after two years in the producing.
Now, it’s looking to its community of users to assist turn it into accessories and transformnative adaptations for the gamepad. The company has released its CAD files under a Creative Commons license so anyone can download, transform and extend them as they see fit.

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Whether you have an thought for improving the controller’s ergonomics or creating an arcade-style button layout suitable for fighting games, you can now experiment with its official turn it into files which are compatible with modeling software as well as 3D printing devices.
Valve has in addition included a couple of transformnative turn it intos for the controller’s battery door which can accommodate the USB wireless receiver dongle.An transformnative adaptation of the Steam Controller's battery door lets you stow away its USB wireless dongleAn transformnative adaptation of the Steam Controller’s battery door lets you stow away its USB wireless dongleIt’s a excellent way to extend the life and utility of the controller for gamers, while enabling the community to get involved and actively share their thoughts.
But, it’s worth noting which while you can use these files to turn it into and share your designs all you like, Valve says you will have to contact the company if you want to sell them.
Featured image credit: Valve
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