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Valve are working on a new design for the Steam client

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Recently, some images 'leaked' in a Steam update that showed off a shiny new look for the Steam client and Valve have confirmed it is being worked on. Thanks to SteamDB for noticing and putting the images up.

See the interview below (skip to 30 minutes):
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You can see one of the images that leaked below:
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What they said:
ValveIt's a mockup of something that's being worked on that doesn't have a date.


The Steam client is in need of an overhaul, as it's old and lacking in so many areas. Hopefully we will see something come of this, as I actually really like that design. Article taken from GamingOnLinux.com.
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catskinsox 1 March 2017 at 12:41 pm UTC
Maybe they'll get that improvement in where, when in multiplayer, you can filter your friends list to only show the people that own the game.
fryk 1 March 2017 at 12:55 pm UTC
I hope they will get the Steam client to be capable of Hi-DPI. It really sucks the way it is now. Also the available "hi-dpi-themes" out there are far from good. Until then: Lutris it is!
Tchey 1 March 2017 at 12:56 pm UTC
They could, or should, get inspiration from itchio...
Nanobang 1 March 2017 at 12:59 pm UTC
Just let me be able to read the desktop client on my TV, Valve. That's all I ask.
Creak 1 March 2017 at 1:04 pm UTC
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They should make an open source client...


Last edited by Creak on 1 March 2017 at 1:06 pm UTC
doctorx 1 March 2017 at 1:11 pm UTC
as long as they dont touch the small view... i like it just like it is.
pb 1 March 2017 at 1:24 pm UTC
More sorting options is what I'd really like to see. For example sorting by user reviews or by achievement completion percentage.

Oh, and being able to download the soundtrack and/or extras without downloading the whole game (esp. a Windows-only game) would be awesome.


Last edited by pb on 1 March 2017 at 1:26 pm UTC
HollowSoldier 1 March 2017 at 1:49 pm UTC
So.. Is there a being on this planet who isn't using small mode? Hope it won't be removed. The client is bloatware enough already.
Leopard 1 March 2017 at 1:52 pm UTC
That leak happened a month ago.
Eike 1 March 2017 at 1:57 pm UTC
HollowSoldierSo.. Is there a being on this planet who isn't using small mode? Hope it won't be removed. The client is bloatware enough already.

Never heard of "small mode".
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