If you want to create a custom Steam Controller configuration for a game you have to add it to your Steam Controller first, and I want to do so for games such as slither.io, and I also would just like to have them in my library.

I know I can just add a shortcut to my browser that opens that link, but Steam doesn't seem to recognize this, at least with Google Chrome.

  • I believe in order for Steam to recognize a link it must be presented as an executable, or .exe. Otherwise, steam will not detect it.
    – childe
    May 5, 2016 at 16:58

1 Answer 1

  1. Add your browser (Firfox / Chrome ...) as a non-Steam game
  2. Go to your library, right-click the browser and select Properties

Go to Properties

  1. Add the url as an command line argument:

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If you wan't to change the name of the game or the icon you can do this in the properties panel (Step 2).

If you wan't to open the game in a new window:

  • Firefox : -new-window url
  • Chome : --new-window url

I've tested it for Chrome an Mozilla Firefox

Non steam game web game

Hope it helped :)

  • I just tested it with Google Chrome, Steam doesn't recognize it as open. Note that I already had Chrome open to begin with, but if I have to close it every time I want to play, it's not worth it.
    – Quenz
    May 5, 2016 at 17:41
  • in firefox you can add something like new-window <url> to open a new tab, in chrome you can add --new-window to open a new window :) May 5, 2016 at 17:47
  • for me it worked even if a have chrome open May 5, 2016 at 17:53
  • Okay, I've done that, and it successfully opens a new window, but Steam still doesn't recognize it as running. Does this work for you? Does it make your name green and say "playing non-Steam game <name>" on Steam friends?
    – Quenz
    May 5, 2016 at 17:53
  • yes, but it first sais: playing non-Steam game Google Chrome. You can change the name of the game in the Properties tho. As you can see in the edited answer May 5, 2016 at 17:56

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