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Steam Big Picture

Post by Eviltechie » Mon Sep 10, 2012 11:32 am



Steam, optimized for the TV and controllers.
  • Typing optimized for controllers
  • Non sucky web browser
Not too many details right now, but it will be released later today.
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Re: Steam Big Picture

Post by Django » Mon Sep 10, 2012 11:46 am

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Re: Steam Big Picture

Post by nightmare 101 » Sun Sep 16, 2012 4:31 am

someone explain more of this to me?
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Re: Steam Big Picture

Post by Hellboy » Sun Sep 16, 2012 5:44 am

It's pretty much an Xbox Live interface for Steam- makes it simpler if you're playing on a TV and have a gamepad.
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Re: Steam Big Picture

Post by Avvatar » Sun Sep 16, 2012 9:37 pm

Can I activate it from my gamepad?
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Re: Steam Big Picture

Post by jermm » Sun Sep 16, 2012 10:48 pm

The xbox guide button on my wired 360 controller opens it, but steam has to be the foreground app.
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Re: Steam Big Picture

Post by Avvatar » Mon Sep 17, 2012 2:43 am

jermm wrote:The xbox guide button
The what now? I've got several XBox 360 controllers now and I've never seen or heard of anything even referring to an "xbox guide button".
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Re: Steam Big Picture

Post by Hellboy » Mon Sep 17, 2012 3:40 am

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jermm wrote:The xbox guide button
The what now? I've got several XBox 360 controllers now and I've never seen or heard of anything even referring to an "xbox guide button".
The big 'X' in the middle of the controller?
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Re: Steam Big Picture

Post by Avvatar » Mon Sep 17, 2012 11:14 am

Hellboy wrote:
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jermm wrote:The xbox guide button
The what now? I've got several XBox 360 controllers now and I've never seen or heard of anything even referring to an "xbox guide button".
The big 'X' in the middle of the controller?
Oh. Okay. That's more like what I'd have called it. Or power button. Or the make-Windows-Live-extra-annoying button.

There's also some button near the battery pack that doesn't seem to do anything.
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Re: Steam Big Picture

Post by jermm » Mon Sep 17, 2012 11:19 am

It brings up the guide on the Xbox and in gfwl games! Wikipedia agrees!
http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xbox_360 ... ide_button
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Re: Steam Big Picture

Post by Avvatar » Mon Sep 17, 2012 12:42 pm

Is that what they call that obnoxious shit in GFWL? Least helpful "guide" I've ever encountered.
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Re: Steam Big Picture

Post by bl4nk » Mon Sep 24, 2012 10:19 pm

Using it now and it works great using my wireless 360 receiver and my 360 remote. ☺
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