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Windows 7: Major Steam Beta UI Update


23 Feb 2010   #1

 
Major Steam Beta UI Update

I thought I would share this major development with Steam today

Major Steam Beta UI Update-steamui.jpg

Major Steam Beta UI Update-steamdownloading.jpg

I dont want to give away all the surprises and hidden things.

If you want to try it out, goto settings and on your account tab select Beta Partitipation and join the beta

Edit: Full details here: http://store.steampowered.com/uiupdate/

Steven




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23 Feb 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Looks cool, I will try this, thanks.

~Lordbob
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23 Feb 2010   #3

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lordbob75 View Post
Looks cool, I will try this, thanks.

~Lordbob
They also dumped IE from the overlay and Steam and use WebKit and Chrome as their web rendering engine
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23 Feb 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dmex View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lordbob75 View Post
Looks cool, I will try this, thanks.

~Lordbob
They also dumped IE from the overlay and Steam and use WebKit and Chrome as their web rendering engine
Well it certainly looks better.

I kinda like it so far.

~Lordbob
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23 Feb 2010   #5

Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Any "gaming" issues? Hate to try this out only to find my games no longer work! My beta testing days aren't what they used to be. No patience.
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23 Feb 2010   #6

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sygnus21 View Post
Any "gaming" issues? Hate to try this out only to find my games no longer work! My beta testing days aren't what they used to be. No patience.
Overlay performance is way better and I have yet seen any problems with my games.

A full list of changes and updates can be found here towards the bottom of the page under the category "Everything, Always, Forever": A Brand New Steam
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23 Feb 2010   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x86 SV-SE
 
 

It's buggy as hell at the moment thou, but it sure got a nice facelift.
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23 Feb 2010   #8

Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sommarblond View Post
It's buggy as hell at the moment...
Care to explain what you mean?
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23 Feb 2010   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate x86 SV-SE
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sygnus21 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sommarblond View Post
It's buggy as hell at the moment...
Care to explain what you mean?
I would love to. Since it's the first public Beta released, there's nothing more to expect. The most known bug and perhaps biggest is most people can't even open steam because it crashes as soon as it starts, me included. You can take a look at their forum for other bugs and solutions. The Steam 2010 UI update - Steam Users' Forums
The biggest bugs is suppose to be fixed within an hour or two.

Edit: The fix is out already.
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23 Feb 2010   #10

Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Thanks.
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