Steam Client Update Released


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Nov 8, 2006
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A new Steam client has been released and will be automatically downloaded.

  • Support using ipv6 for connections to download servers
  • Fixed multiple issues in tracking Steam window and chat window position and size when adjusted by the user or automatically through DPI and screen size changes
  • Fixed downloading unnecessary updates for games that self-update after initial install
  • Fixed a crash related to SteamVR

  • Desktop Overlay
    • Added "Force Quit" button to the desktop client overlay, matching existing Big Picture functionality. Force-quitting a game can result in loss of unsaved data
    • Added “Edit Controller Configuration”, which will open the current Steam Input configuration in a new window.

  • Steam Input
    • Allow the On-screen Keyboard to spawn on secondary monitors
    • Fixed a bug that could require you to hit the “Summon On-screen Keyboard” button twice before it launched
    • Fixed Mouse region bindings in windowed games running without the Big Picture Overlay
    • Fixed an issue where frequent rumble commands from games could cause input stuttering for PS4 controllers
    • Fixed some cases where Steam Controller rumble emulation could get stuck on
    • Added support for HORI Battle Pad
    • Added support for HORI Wireless Switch Pad
    • Added support for PDP Wired Fight Pad Pro
    • Added support for PDP Faceoff Wired Pro Controller

  • Big Picture Mode
    • Fixed race condition in Big Picture chat panel that would intermittently cause some controller actions to not respond
    • Fixed issue in Big Picture overlay that was causing it to fail to render screen updates in a timely manner
    • Fixed Control-A/Control-B sending enter and backspace respectively on Windows when in web browser and chat panels

  • Linux
    • Fixed 0-byte downloads getting queued on startup for all Steam Play titles
    • Fixed incorrect mouse wheel scrolling offsets
    • Fixed an issue where some games wouldn't be properly detected as still running despite some of their processes still lingering in the background
    • Fixed system tray including menu sometimes including too many recent game entries
    • Fixed settings dialog incorrectly always prompting for a client restart
    • Added gnutls 3 to the Steam Runtime, fixing network connectivity issues in many Steam Play titles
    • Fixed an issue with host libssl on newer distributions breaking some titles
    • Fixed a bug that could result in being unable to create shortcuts for certain games. To unblock previously affected titles, delete all *.ico and *.zip files from ~/.steam/root/steam/games and "Verify Game Files" to re-download the icons with the right format
    • Fixed a crash with in-game purchases in Big Picture
    • Fixed a case where drop-down menus or notifications would become stuck on screen
    • Added the ability to force Steam Play compatibility tools for non-Steam game shortcuts

  • macOS
    • Added the ability to quit games from the Steam overlay