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  • Now Available on Steam - Clone Drone in the Danger Zone, 15% off!
    von Valve am 27. Juli 2021 um 13:59

    Clone Drone in the Danger Zone is Now Available on Steam and is 15% off!*Clone Drone in the Danger Zone is a robot voxel slice-em-up where any part of your body can be sliced off. With your mind downloaded into a robot gladiator, you must survive the sinister trials of the arena.*Offer ends August 3 at 10AM Pacific Time

  • Steam Client Update Released
    von Valve am 21. Juli 2021 um 17:33

    A new Steam client has been released and will be automatically downloaded.Steam Cloud Fixed files being deleted from some games which have /../ path fragments in their AutoCloud configuration

  • Steam Client Update Released
    von Valve am 13. Juli 2021 um 19:48

    A new Steam client has been released and will be automatically downloaded.General Fixed temporary UI hang when a game quits in some circumstances Fixed crash writing to closed files Fixed duplicate events appearing in the app detail activity feedSteam Input Added support for the Share button on the PowerA Fusion Pro 2 and the PDP Xbox Series X Afterglow controllers when Xbox Extended Feature Support is enabled. Added support for the Amazon Luna Controller Added support for the Razer Wolverine Tournament Edition controller Added experimental support for the Amazon Luna Controller connected via BluetoothSteamNetworkingSockets Improved performance when there are many P2P connections Fixed bug causing NAT traversal to not work for 64-bit applications on Linux Reduced route flapping and excessive sending of rendezvous messages for P2P connections Improved performance of P2P connectionsScreenshots Fixed Screenshots dialog not showing that a screenshot has been successfully uploadedSteam Cloud Fixed persistent SteamVR file conflict Increased log detail regarding Steam Cloud file conflictsRemote Play Added an option to change the overlay hotkey (by default ESC) Fixed host crash when ICE negotiation is not enabled or fails Fixed video resolution streaming to iPad ProLinux Fixed crashes when on a WPA3 wireless network Fixed crash during startup while performing auto-login on some systems (steam-for-linux#7813) Initial fixes for excess memory usage downloading shader depots Updated scout LD_* runtime to 0.20210630.0 Updated libXi to be compatible with newer SDL and Steam (steam-for-linux#7874[]) Improved Nvidia Vulkan ray-tracing support (make sure /dev/nvidia-uvm is created) Updated the client_beta branch of soldier container runtime (supporting Proton) to 0.20210629.0 Soldier client_beta branch has several security related library updates Soldier client_beta branch has improvements to Nvidia Vulkan ray-tracing support Added mapping for the PS5 DualSense controllermacOS Fixed games not running until after file integrity is verified Fixed default shortcut creation for certain games

  • Team Fortress 2 Update Released
    von Valve am 23. Juni 2021 um 1:20

    An update to Team Fortress 2 has been released. The update will be applied automatically when you restart Team Fortress 2. The major changes include:Fixed players not being able to download large custom maps from serversAdded check to prevent players without admin access using the dump_all_caches server command

  • Team Fortress 2 Update Released
    von Valve am 22. Juni 2021 um 17:04

    An update to Team Fortress 2 has been released. The update will be applied automatically when you restart Team Fortress 2. The major changes include:Added the Summer 2021 Cosmetic CaseContains 18 new community-contributed itemsAdds 6 new community-created Unusual effectsNumerous security and stability improvementsAdded a cooldown before a player can create a vote when they join a match already in-progresssv_vote_late_join_time controls the grace period after the match starts before the cooldown is applied: default 90 secssv_vote_late_join_cooldown controls the length of the cooldown: default 5 minKick votes will end early and automatically pass if the vote target leaves the match during the voteAdded a ConVar to control players changing their name during a matchtf_allow_player_name_change: default is 1Matchmaking servers will set this to 0Updated the player list in the vote-kick dialog to show the time each player has been connected to the serverRemoved the disconnect reason from the message when players leave the serverUpdated the Mann vs. Machine "inspect" command to only work for players in your party or in your Friends listMoved materials for community particle effects into the Effects/workshop sub-folder to distinguish them from Valve materialsUpdated/Added some tournament medalsUpdated the localization filesUpdated cp_snakewater_final1Fixed clipping throughout mapFixed explosion splash being caught by objects throughout mapMade movement smoother throughout mapReworked some problematic areas like the kitchenMinor visual enhancements throughout the mapUpdated cp_processFixed incorrect skin for the Red radio tower

  • Steam Client Update Released
    von Valve am 7. Juni 2021 um 21:35

    Note: This update was re-released on June 8th with the following additional fixes:GeneralFixed bug preventing upload of game download statisticsFixed occasional crash on Steam startupFixed bug causing some values in the server browser to show up as negativeFixed bug adding library folders on external drives in some casesmacOSFixed bug preventing game launches on macOS 10.12Fixed intermittent crash in Dota 2 during game startupSteam InputFixed bug with chorded inputs bound to the ABXY buttonsFixed bug with square deadzones on joysticks where full deflection would result in mirrored outputA new Steam client has been released and will be automatically downloaded.General Added new game properties page to manage subscribed workshop items Fixed potential game install state corruption during Steam client shutdown Fixed Workshop item download loop in some cases Fixed erroneous creation of empty popup windows when a Steam Store link is opened through middle click from a Community page or vice versaChat Added an option to upload your last in-game screenshot through the paperclip menu in a chat window Fixed popup windows being created with wrong position and size on Windows when running on multiple monitors with different DPI settingsmacOS Fixed background flickering in some games when Steam Overlay is visibleSteam Input Fixed some cases where modes bound in Action Set Layers would not work or improperly show up as empty Fixed issue with repeated events not firing properly for Trackpads bound as a Button PadAdded more legacy trigger settings to trigger modes in Steam Input API configurationsFixed an issue with binding joystick axis outputs to buttonsSteamVR Fixed regression in prompts to install SteamVR and appropriate drivers when installing new hardware Fixed issue that caused Steam to trigger Game Theater for certain overlay applications.

  • Dota 2 Update - May 18th, 2021
    von Valve am 18. Mai 2021 um 18:03

    - Fixed a hang when backgrounding Dota with Alt+Tab during startup when using the DX11 rendering system.- Team supporter health bar logos will now appear in all languages.- Fixed a bug where seeking to a time in replays would cause bursts of noise.- Medusa's Stone Gaze no longer plays a sound effect when applied to non-heroes.

  • Steam Client Update Released
    von Valve am 17. Mai 2021 um 20:32

    Note: This update was re-released on May 19th to fix an issue with web rendering performance on Windows 7 and Windows 7 compatibility modes.A new Steam client has been released and will be automatically downloaded.GeneralFix a possible crash for users with around 25,000 or more gamesFix a hitch for users with large libraries after clicking past the first page of the install wizard.Fixed current step status being truncated in the Library while installing a gameFixed a bug with not restoring missing symlinks when verifying integrity of game filesLibraryAchievements that track progress will now display progress in their hovers on the game details pageSteam InputAdded options for joystick deadzones sources. Modes can now use no deadzone, the deadzone from the controller’s calibration, or a custom deadzone. Joystick modes bound to joystick outputs will default to have no deadzone.Increased responsiveness of Action Set and Action Set Layer changes bound to button pressesFixed an issue where radial menus could send the previously highlighted item when clicking before the radial menu is fully on-screenFixed some cases where games rapidly turning on and off rumble could cause hitches for Switch Controllers.Remote PlayFixed error launching the streaming client on some Windows systemsFixed potential streaming client crash when starting the streamUse VA-API 0.2 on Linux for optional hardware decode functionality, depends on up to date 32-bit libva packages for your distributionmacOSFix mouse input sometimes failing to work in browser window iframes.LinuxOffer better diagnostics when Steam Play tools cannot be removed due to dependencies. Improve overall robustness.Updated fossilize layer to be compatible with recent Proton Experimental

  • Steam Client Update Released
    von Valve am 12. April 2021 um 23:15

    A new Steam client has been released and will be automatically downloaded.GeneralFix long delay before first game launch of the session for users with thousands of shared screenshotsRemote PlayAdded 40 Mbit and 75 Mbit custom bitrate optionsFixed controller hotplug support for Unity gamesReplaced the menubar with an overlay that comes up when holding the ESC keyOnly show keyboard and controller toasts if there's input from those devicesFixed non-breaking-space display in French and GermanFixed font rendering in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Thai, and VietnameseSteam CloudImprove performance by uploading/downloading multiple files in parallelSoundtracksAdded support for localized album coversSteamNetworkingSocketsImproved peer-to-peer routing to better utilize relays in data centers not connected to the Valve backbone

  • Now Available on Steam - Totally Accurate Battle Simulator
    von Valve am 1. April 2021 um 18:01

    Totally Accurate Battle Simulator is Now Available on Steam!Be the leader of wobblers from ancient lands, spooky places, and fantasy worlds. Watch them fight in simulations made with the wobbliest physics system ever created, make your own wobblers in the unit creator and send your army off to fight your friends in multiplayer.

  • Steam Client Update Released
    von Valve am 22. März 2021 um 22:03

    Note: This update has been re-released on March 23rd to fix an issue in the prior day's update that caused mouse sensitivity in multiple games to be impacted by opening and closing the overlay.A new Steam client has been released and will be automatically downloaded.GeneralAdded spelling suggestions to Library and Steam Chat context menusShowing size on disk for DLCs under game propertiesFixed showing localized game names in pop-up notificationsThe Steamworks SDK redistributable used by dedicated servers has been brought up-to-date with this releaseIn-Game OverlayImproved responsiveness of web based UI and of the friends and chat UI inside the in-game overlayFixed overlay support for 32-bit Vulkan applications on WindowsSteam InputWhen using Steam Input, active controllers fill in XInput slots in the order they generate input (e.g. the first person to click A will be player 1 in many gamesFixed issues with game detecting controllers while the overlay is up on WindowsFix issue with analog axes in the Windows version of Slay the SpireRemote PlayBy default stream at 1080p to prevent accidental 4K streamsAdded an option to stream up to 8K resolutions (results may vary depending on hardware)Added a menubar at the top that gives you an easy way to stop streamingAdded a toast when you connect a controller that shows how to bring up additional controller featuresImproved audio range when using volume controlsRemote Play TogetherAdded support to invite anyone to Remote Play TogetherNow you can Remote Play Together with anyone – no Steam account needed to join your game with the click of a link. Simply launch any of the thousands of games with support for Remote Play Together, then grab an invite link from your Friends list in the overlay. Send the link to your friend on Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS or Android, and they can click your invite to join in the fun. For more information, and to share your feedback regarding the new Invite Anyone functionality, join us in the Steam Remote Play Group.Inviting a friend will not auto-start a voice chat sessionRemote keyboard and mouse are disabled by default in Remote Play TogetherAdded a connect dialog that gives you information about who is playing and what input they're usingLocal controllers fill XInput slots first and guest controllers fill slots in order of arrivalFixed issue with game controllers not being detected properly when the game doesn't have focusFixed bug with controller not being recognized if Xbox Configuration Support was enabled on the client PCEnabled direct peer to peer connection by default (this can be changed in the Steam Remote Play settings)Fixed local guide chord input leaking through to the host computerSteamNetworkingSocketsFixed bug causing 64-bit Windows games to not attempt a direct connection and always relay using Steam Datagram Relay.Fixed bug causing GetQuickConnectionStatus to not populate m_cbSentUnackedReliable properlymacOSFixed some popup web dialogs that did not close when triggered by the web page to closeFixed mouse interaction not working with embedded YouTube videosFixed overlay not responding to mouse input in certain games on macOS 10.15+Re-enabled HW acceleration settings on macOS 11.1+LinuxAdded support for the new Mesa single-file shader cache format, reducing disk usage and improving performance when parsing and modifying the cache. (requires Mesa master as of 08101aaaace22)Fixed a regression where the client would recursively follow symlinks in Proton install folders while discovering music files

  • Team Fortress 2 Update Released
    von Valve am 2. März 2021 um 19:41

    An update to Team Fortress 2 has been released. The update will be applied automatically when you restart Team Fortress 2. The major changes include:Added a round timer to cp_powerhouseUpdated/Added some tournament medalsUpdated the localization files

  • Dota 2 Update - February 19th, 2021
    von Valve am 19. Februar 2021 um 21:18

    - Fixed the interaction of Earthshaker's Aghanim's Shard and a few other hero spells that blocked pathing (notably Nature's Prophet's Sprout). Earthshaker cannot walk through other blockers when he has a Shard, he can only walk through Fissure blockers.

  • Portal 2 - Update
    von Valve am 18. Februar 2021 um 23:33

    An update has been released for Portal 2.Improvements:  - Implemented a Vulkan render backend (currently accessible through the -vulkan command line parameter).  - Improved compile time for Perpetual Training Initiative puzzles.  - Improved advanced video settings descriptions.  - Made the game Hi-DPI aware.  - Smarter default video settings.  - Improved resolution of player avatars throughout the game.  - Players can now be invited to play co-op on controller.  - Button text contrast and padding has been improved when using a controller.  - Implemented a 360° Spin action.  - The portalgun is now correctly affected by dynamic lights (projected textures) in the scene.  - Improved client-side prediction for coop play.  - Added the ability for workshop levels to pack particles into their map with a particles/map_manifest.txt  - Misc. rendering optimizations.  - Added an icon to the game on Linux.  - Removed the "Trading Coming Soon" button.Bug Fixes:  - Fixed a crash on startup that could happen on Linux.  - Fixed a crash that could occur in some community test chambers using BEEMod on Linux.  - Fixed the credits being corrupted on Linux.  - Fixed the intro videos for acts 2 and 3 not playing on Linux.  - Fixed the game starting in the top left corner of the screen on Linux.  - Fixed a crash in the PeTI if you placed a light strip above a laser catcher on the floor and linked it to a fizzler.  - Fixed the fizzler not playing the retract animation when turned off in new PeTI maps.  - Fixed being able to copy 'uncopyable' items in the PeTI leading to invalid/broken levels.  - Fixed some items in PeTI not maintaining their portalability state when expanding the chamber boundaries.  - Fixed a crash if PeTI avatars could not be retrieved.  - Fixed Cave Johnson's lines not progressing when playing queued workshop levels.  - Fixed a memory leak that could occur when changing levels.  - Fixed a bug where you could no longer ping/taunt via mouse/keyboard if you have ever used a controller.  - Fixed the ping menu being visible when quick pinging on controller.  - Fixed the game instructor not respecting input types for respective players in split-screen mode.  - Fixed rumble not being respected for respective players in split-screen mode.  - Fixed the wrong avatar being used if playing coop after playing a workshop level.  - Fixed the OnFiredPortal2 output not firing.  - Fixed some text being duplicated on the screen multiple times.

  • Left 4 Dead 2 - Update
    von Valve am 18. Februar 2021 um 22:17

    An update has been released for Left 4 Dead 2.- Quick Match option for all modes allows players to prefer "Official Servers Only" or "Any Servers"- Added localized UI and subtitles for Vietnamese- Increased string commands per second limit to fix some false disconnects- Prevent manually initiating some talker responses that trigger longer conversations- Fixed color correction for some maps where it was missing or incorrect- Fixed melee animation while carrying a fireworks crate- Fixed M60 not using the correct walk calm animation- MP5 changed to the slightly better rifle reload animation- SG552 changed to use assault rifle animations and military sniper zoom animations- Fixed incorrect sound cue for player infected when a survivor dies- Changed some mob onslaughts to classic panic events in the L4D mutation- Boomer bile slows tanks in Tank Run mutation- Several Rocket Dude mutation fixes and performance improvements- New survivor alert response rules for intense combat situations- Scripting:• Fire the "KilledZombie" response concept when killing a Witch.• New "EntityOutputs" class containing functions to manipulate entity output connections.○ GetNumElements, GetOutputTable, HasOutput, HasAction, AddOutput, RemoveOutput• Expanded response rules testbed.

  • Steam Client Update Released
    von Valve am 14. Februar 2021 um 2:37

    A new Steam client has been released and will be automatically downloaded.SteamNetworking Fix a bug causing P2P networking to not work for some gamesmacOSFix steam:// URLs not being opened by Steam on startupFixed steam:// URL events not being sent to currently running Steam client if sent from a different Steam instanceSteam ChinaFixed settings dialog prompting to restart after applying when settings have not changedSteam InputAdded support for the PowerA Xbox One Series X Wired ControllerLibraryFix bug in event sharing in Steam China.Remote PlayFixed performance regression when decoding video on Windows

  • Steam Client Update Released
    von Valve am 5. Februar 2021 um 22:00

    A new Steam client has been released and will be automatically downloaded.Note: This update has been re-released on Feburary 8th with the following changes: Remote Play: Fixed video driver related crash when starting streaming Steam Input: Fixed input for Google Stadia controllers with original firmwareSteam Library Fixed game installation sometimes failing with “Invalid install path” Games provided at a gaming café are now displayed in a custom collection for that site.Remote Play Greatly improved capture performance for DX12 titles like Cyberpunk 2077 Peer-to-peer direct connections are enabled by default. You can adjust this in the Steam Remote Play Settings.Game Properties Added Build ID to the Updates page Fixed a bug on Linux where compatibility tool selection wasn’t displaying correctlySteam Input Added a setting for extended Xbox controller support. The option can be enabled in the General Controller Setting section of your Steam settings and requires a driver installation and restarting your computer.Extended Xbox features include: Support for more than 4 Xbox controllers The ability to bind the Xbox Elite controller paddles in controller configurations The ability to bind the Xbox Series X controller share button in controller configurations Support for trigger rumble in games using Windows.Gaming.Input API Improved CPU usage of Steam Input, especially when a controller is connected but idle. Added a new Hotbar menu mode for Joystick, Dpad, and ABXY button diamond sources. Pressing down on the bound input will toggle menu visibility, left and right will scroll through the items and hitting up will fire the selected option. Note: this feature requires the Big Picture Overlay. Added Touch menu mode support for Gyro, DPad, and ABXY button diamonds sources. Note: this feature requires the Big Picture Overlay. Added an option to controller calibration screen for enabling auto-calibration of the gyro in the background during normal use. This is only recommended when manual gyro calibration is insufficient. Added support for PS5 controller player slot LED Added a drop down in the personalization menu for the PS5 controller player slot LED allowing the player to disable it, enable it only when multiple controllers are connected, or to enable it at all times. This setting defaults to enable the LED only when multiple controller are connected. Reordered buttons inside the controller calibration screen to reduce the chance of accidentally changing the joystick deadzones. Also added a cancel button to discard current changes. Fixed Big Picture Mode getting launched when turning off a controller by holding the guide button while the Steam window is focused. Fixed non-gamepad HID devices such as flight sticks, racing wheels, or keyboards with analog axes being filtered out when Generic Gamepad Configuration Support is enabled in the controller settings Fixed an issue where a gamepad button binding could be left on until the next button press if the player pressed a button, alt-tabbed away from the game, then released the button. Fixed localization of Steam Input API actions being displayed in Touch/Radial menus. Fixed for rumble and LED effects when using PS4 controllers over Bluetooth on Windows 7 Fixed intermittent client crash on Windows when a Switch controller is disconnected Fixed a crash at startup using third party GameCube controller adapters Fixed a crash when some combinations of controllers are plugged in on macOS

  • Dota 2 Update - January 26th, 2021
    von Valve am 27. Januar 2021 um 2:22

    - Fixed Psychic Headband destroying Homing Missile- Fixed Flaming Lasso doing more damage than intended- Fixed Level 25 Nature's Prophet talent not giving enough health- Fixed Stone Remnant duration being higher than intended

  • Team Fortress 2 Update Released
    von Valve am 8. Januar 2021 um 16:38

    An update to Team Fortress 2 has been released. The update will be applied automatically when you restart Team Fortress 2. The major changes include:Added pl_pier to the list of maps for Casual matchmakingUpdated pl_pierAdded additional exits to forward spawnsAdded windows to RED final spawnAdded small platform to the first beachImproved general clippingPlayers can no longer build on the tables in RED spawn

  • Dota 2 Update - January 7th, 2021
    von Valve am 7. Januar 2021 um 21:32

    ABILITY DRAFT CHANGES:=====•Fixed Greater Bash not working when drafted.•Fixed Io Spirits In/Out ability replacing other drafted abilities. This should fix any 0 second cool-down exploits with other abilities.•Fixed Fire Spirits not working with Shard.•Fixed being unable to cast Reverse Timewalk with Timewalk Shard.•Fixed Holy Persuasion not converting ancient creeps with Scepter.•Fixed Grave Keeper's Cloak not working with Shard.•Fixed Epicenter not getting the Shard upgrade.•Fixed Fissure Shard upgrade not working.•Pulse Nova Scepter upgrade now grants Nihilism.•Mana Void Scepter upgrade now grants Blink Fragment.•Macropyre Shard upgrade now grants Liquid Ice.•Fixed Spirit Form not granting Recall and Blinding Light when active.•Fixed heroes getting Spirit Form if Illuminate was drafted and a Scepter was gained.•Fixed Ransack not getting the Geostrike upgrade with Shard.•Summon Familiars Scepter upgrade now grants Silent as the Grave.•Skeleton archers now have a minimum attack range of 500 even when Burning Army is cast by melee heroes.•Take Aim and the Shadow Realm active now provide bonus range to melee heroes.•Spirit Bear now displays on the left side of the screen as an owned unit as well as in the post-game scoreboard. It's inventory will also be included in the net worth calculations of the owner hero.•Swashbuckle now splinters the attacks if Marksmanship is drafted and Scepter is active.•Poison Sting now only applies to the primary target when used with multi-target attacks. •Poison Sting no longer applies to attacks coming from any wards other than Plague Wards (Serpent Wards, Death Ward)•Fixed Infernal Blade applying damage and burn to buildings if you switch targets before the projectile lands.•Stifling Dagger now applies Infernal Blade if it is set to auto-cast.•Fixed Bash of the Deep triggering multiple times when ranged units had high attack speed.•Fixed Sacred Arrow launching from different positions depending on the hero. Will now always launch from center point of the hero.•Fixed Acorn Shot missing bounce targets for melee heroes.•Fixed Echo Stomp doing double the damage if Astral Spirit was also drafted. Note: Echo Stomp will still do both physical and magical damage values regardless of Astral Spirit being drafted.•Fixed some heroes getting stuck in looping animations (Ember Spirit, Magnus, Pangolier, Void Spirit).•Fixed giving Scepters to teammates (with Greevil's greed) removing your Shard granted ability.•Fixed attack abilities with a cost, spending that cost on multi-target attacks that don't proc modifiers (Split Shot, Flak Cannon).•Fixed Lil' Shredder stacks being consumed too quickly when using Medusa's Split Shot.•Fixed Bash of the Deep counting up from Marksmanship Splintered attacks.•Fixed Walrus Punch FX sometimes getting stuck on targets for the duration of the game.•Fixed Duel ending early if Berserker's Call was on the target.•Fixed Invoker & Hoodwink not getting access to the talents when they drafted their own spells.•Fixed talents missing from Wraith King, Omniknight & Beastmaster.•Fixed being unable to click anything for the first few seconds of the game.•Fixed Coaches crashing during drafting stage.•Fixed private lobbies crashing after the draft if there wasn't 10 players.•Fixed various inaccurate scepter/shard markers on draft screen as well as missing or wrong Aghanim's tooltips.

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