A new steam client has been released and is being automatically downloaded.

This update has been re-released on October 12th with a crash workaround for the AMD driver on Windows.

General

  • Updated embedded Chromium version in Steam to Chromium 68
  • Added Vietnamese and Latin American Spanish as Steam client UI languagesAllow language selection before game install if current Steam UI language isn’t supported


New Steam Chat

  • Added ability to test your microphone in Friends Voice settings dialog
  • Added support for mute on/off toggle hot-key setting when using Open Mic voice transmission mode
  • Don’t try to start chat or open the friends list if Steam is started in offline mode
  • Chat tabs are now scrollable using the mouse wheel
  • Fixed a bug where if you are offline for Friends & Chat clicking Friends & Chat in the overlay would activate the desktop friends windowFixed a bug causing duplicate sounds for friends coming online or going in-game


Steam Link

  • You can play local co-op by streaming to multiple devices simultaneously (high quality 5 GHz WiFi network required)
  • You can use your Android phone as a touch controller for games by tapping to disable audio and video in the Steam Link app
  • Fixed stopping streaming from the in-game Big Picture overlayThe streaming protocol now uses UDP ports 27031-27036


Big Picture

  • Fixed loading custom controller layouts from the Big Picture Mode “Define Layout” screen
  • Fixed displaying numbers in the Family View PIN entry screen
  • Fixed using controllers and keyboards on the Manage DLC screenPrevent exit of Big Picture Mode while games using its overlay for controller support, friends list integration, or other Steamworks API features are running


Steam Input

  • Added the ability to switch controller order for XInput controllers in the in-game Big Picture overlay
  • Fixed intermittent crash occurring when controllers are rapidly connected and disconnected
  • Fix an issue with Generic Gamepads that have digital triggers where the trigger could get stuck on
  • Fix an issue with Nintendo Switch Pro Controllers that could cause loss of input while rumbling
  • Fix an issue where applying a configuration in the in-game overlay would open in the main Big Picture window instead of the overlay
  • Fix an issue on Linux that could cause gamepad emulation to break when using Steam Input for generic gamepads
  • Fix previewing configurations for non-Steam Games. Note - you will still not be able to apply the configuration unless you have a matching shortcut in your library.
  • Fix some cases where inputs would be misaligned when previewing configurations
  • Fix some 3rd party PS4 controllers showing up as having low batteries when connected over USBFix an initialization issue with the Nintendo Switch Pro controller over USB


Linux

  • Fixed a Steam Cloud save issue with DOOM (2016) preventing specific files from getting properly saved
  • Fixed install scripts for Steam Play games sometimes not properly running after using Big Picture modeFixed missing DLC for some Steam Play games



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