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A new Steam client has been released and will be automatically downloaded.


  • Allow selection and copy of text from news popups

Steam Chat
  • Fixed voice chat audio issues when system is under heavy load

Steam Cloud
  • Fixed possible Steam client crash when playing a game using Stats and Achievements while in Offline Mode

Steam Overlay
  • Improved Steam Overlay and FPS counter performance for games using Vulkan async compute (such as DOOM Eternal).

  • Fixed download progress not displaying on the taskbar

Steam Input
  • Added a binding listener mode to the controller configuration selections screen. To use, hit listen button then hit the gamepad input, keyboard, or mouse key you would like to bind.
  • Added joystick visualization to the controller calibration screen.
  • Added ability to display screenshots in the mouse cursor position binding screen. Screenshots can be scrolled through with left/right arrow keys.
  • Added support for the Thrustmaster ESwap Pro and Giotek VX4 PS4 Controllers
  • Added support for the PDP Afterglow Wireless Switch Controller (over BT only)
  • Fixed bug with automatic action set switching based on cursor visibility when multiple controllers are connected
  • Fixed the desktop version of the on-screen keyboard stealing focus from windows it is typing into
  • Fixed bug with reading the L2/R2 buttons on the Victrix FS Pro fight stick
  • Fixed a bug where we saved out incorrect mouse cursor position bindings when the game wasn't running or when running the Steam Input configurator outside of the Big Picture Mode overlay.
  • Fixed Steam Link App touch screen radial menus activating selections before thumb is lifted and center menu items not being activated.

Remote Play
  • Improved performance and smoothness of Remote Play Anywhere
  • Added optional touch controls for Windows tablets (enabled in the advanced client settings for Remote Play)

Remote Play Together
  • Show the name of the game being played in the overlay when started from Big Picture

Remote Play Mobile
  • Added the ability for touch control virtual buttons to also activate a left stick, right stick, or trackpad. (Useful for games where you fire, aim, and move at the same time.)

  • Fixed dbus assertion and possible crash at startup
  • Fixed an issue where the client would not download the correct version of titles that were previously whitelisted to play through Steam Play, such as Into The Breach.
  • Update to steam runtime 0.20200417.0
  • Diagnostic tool: diagnose problems with steam:// URL handler
  • Diagnostic tool: verify Steam client min spec CPU features
  • Container runtime: better support for newer glibc versions and Arch glibc configuration

Big Picture Mode
  • Fixed Partial Controller Support games displaying a keyboard indicator in the library grid view.
  • Fixed family view pin screen not accepting mouse/touch input
  • Fixed several localization issues

  • Fixed prompting for microphone permissions on Mojave (10.14) and above.

  • Fixed crash bug when closing listen socket if poll groups are used

  • Filtered out Oculus SDK launch options while SteamVR is running using a non-Oculus headset.

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