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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.

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You can see one of the images that leaked below:

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
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catskinsox 1 Mar, 2017
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 Mar, 2017
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 Mar, 2017
They could, or should, get inspiration from itchio...
Nanobang 1 Mar, 2017
Just let me be able to read the desktop client on my TV, Valve. That's all I ask.
Creak 1 Mar, 2017
They should make an open source client...

Last edited by Creak on 1 March 2017 at 1:06 pm UTC
doctorx 1 Mar, 2017
as long as they dont touch the small view... i like it just like it is.
pb 1 Mar, 2017
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 Mar, 2017
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 Mar, 2017
That leak happened a month ago.
Eike 1 Mar, 2017
Quoting: 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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