Latest Steam Client Beta adds support for Nintendo Switch Joy-Con

What a JOY-CONous occasion. (Sorry, that was bad.)

Valve’s latest release of the Steam Client Beta has made some changes to Steam Input, which now includes support for the Nintendo Switch Joy-Con controllers! Previously in 2018, Valve added support for the Pro Controller, and in 2022, has decided to give the same treatment to the Joy-Con.

Additionally, the update also improves “support for the Nintendo [Switch] Online classic controllers.”

Full beta release notes:

The Steam Client Beta has been updated with the following changes:

Steam Input

– Added support for Nintendo Joy-Con controllers, both individually as a mini-gamepad and combined into pairs
– Improved support for the Nintendo Online classic controllers

[Source: Steam Community]