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With the Steam Deck now out in the wild, there's a lot more people finding issues and so Valve are moving quickly to get as many quirks fixed as possible. A new system update rolled out late last night.

Here's what the March 4 system update included:

Steam Cloud:

  • Fixed Steam Cloud file conflict created in some cases when the game's Steam Cloud configuration has changed
Steam Input:
  • Added mouse as an input option for games that use the Steam Input API
  • Fixed a crash when no controller is attached
  • Updated layout of mouse bindings page in the controller configurator
  • Now switch to the correct friends tab when opening invites via a notification
  • Fixed a case where the same system update could be installed twice
  • Added an option to disable WiFi power management under Settings->Developer. Disabling this may improve connection reliability on 5GHz networks.
  • Fixed bug when opening the developer notes on Deck Verified info panel
  • Added additional information for when the keyboard theme cannot be changed

I'm currently dealing with a really confusing issue when it comes to charging my Deck, with a USB-C hub plugged in.

Have been chatting with Valve about it, done a number of tests and still very confused. If I or Valve manage to find what the actual problem is, I'll probably write it up. Basically: sometimes with a USB-C hub plugged in, my Deck won't charge or charges a tiny amount. However, at random, it will charge with that same USB-C hub plugged in. If it doesn't, I can unplug the hub and plug it back in a few times until the Deck suddenly decides to charge. It's very confusing and I've now seen it across two entirely different USB-C hubs (both highly rated with 100w pass-through) and two different chargers (official + more powerful 65w charger).

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Anza Mar 5, 2022
Just in case if Steam client no longer renders the web views, adding parameter -no-cef-sandbox to command line could help.

Last edited by Anza on 5 March 2022 at 11:52 am UTC
alejandro-bringas Mar 5, 2022
Not only in Steam Deck, in Steam in general, I had a conflict that did not locate the /Documents/ folder in Windows and Linux, it didn't download the saved game in FFXII Zodiac Age, Borderlands 2, Borderlands The Presequel, and also completely delete my borderlands 3 game since it do not download the Cloud Save and when starting the game I start with nothing, and then obvious reasons the Cloud Save uploaded it to the server.
ghiuma Mar 6, 2022
Steam cloud fix? they just canceled my bailouts for the Metro exodus... ten hours lost forever...
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