Pour one out for the Steam Controller, sold out forever after $5 fire sale

Image: Sean Hollister / The Verge

The Steam Autumn Sale is now over, but it included one deal that stood out from the pack — a $5 farewell to Valve’s weirdly wonderful Steam Controller gamepad.

For several days, you could buy the Steam Controller for just $5 plus shipping ($13 total for me), and Valve confirmed to The Verge that it was the last batch of these gamepads that will ever be made.

They’re now completely out of stock. The last piece of Valve’s failed Steam Machines initiative is now truly dead, and it’s time for this gamepad’s obituary.

While I couldn’t recommend it wholeheartedly like I did back when Valve discontinued its amazing Steam Link wireless HDMI cable-in-a-box, I will say that $13 was a pretty excellent price if you ever plug your PC into your…

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Author: Sean Hollister