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Jan 23, Steam Deck Client Beta Update

Updated: Feb 7, 2023

Steam Deck Client Beta got a Jan 23 Update. This Update brings some changes to Steam input and to the Steam Deck Desktop mode.



Steam Input

  • Reworked the layout of the mode settings page to show more content

  • Added upper grips as an option for mode shifts.

  • Filtered Mode Shift button options to only show available buttons based on the controller type.

  • Fixed chord activator options for XBox and XBox Elite controller types.

  • Improved Layout Preview for Nintendo Switch Joycon Left/Right/Pair.

  • Fixed Capture button icon not being displayed for Joycon Pair.

  • Fixed the Switch Pro Layout Preview not showing the gyro.

  • Nintendo Switch SL/SR buttons now show up as Bumpers for single Joycons or Grip buttons for a JoyCon Pair.

  • Joycon individual/pair Gyro now displays and functions properly.


Deck Desktop

  • Hide the cursor when in gamepad-navigation mode in Big Picture

  • Fixed Big Picture Mode keyboard window not exiting when closed.


You can find the change log here




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