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Steam Big Picture Beta Begins

The Steam Big Picture Page has word that the Windows beta for this new mode is now underway. "PC gaming continues to be the leading edge of entertainment, whether it's social gaming, MMOs, graphics hardware, free-to-play, or competitive gaming," said Gabe Newell, president of Valve. "With Big Picture for Steam, we are trying to do our part to give customers and developers what they want - their games, everywhere, optimized for the environment in which they are playing."

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17. Re: Steam Big Picture Beta Begins Sep 11, 2012, 08:45 Verno
 
Another new feature in the beta client, kinda hidden:

http://i.imgur.com/lWveu.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/KnJnq.png

Finally per application space sorting.

Gibbed was talking about it in IRC last night:

Apparently you can get it to appear by running Steam with -dev commandline arg then using the install_folder_ui command. It's in the beta client update. Used space sorts horribly though. It sorts by text rather than value.

So it's obviously still in testing but it appears to be a major feature coming soon.

This comment was edited on Sep 11, 2012, 09:51.
 
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