Announcement - Valve
Today's Deal: Save 40% on DieselStormers!*

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*Offer ends Tuesday at 10AM Pacific Time
Announcement - Valve
Today's Deal: Save 50% on Bound By Flame!*

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*Offer ends Monday at 10AM Pacific Time
Announcement - Valve
Pre-Purchase Costume Quest 2 and get four classic Costume Quest costumes in Costume Quest 2.

Midnight City and Double Fine have cooked up two killer deals for Costume Quest fans on Steam. Starting today, good boys and girls can pre-order in two ways, the first features Costume Quest 2 and four classic costumes, or get the Pre-Purchase Costume Quest 2 Bundle with exclusive costumes plus the original Costume Quest game & Grubbins on Ice DLC. That’s a crazy good deal!

Trick, treat and pick a fight with villianous dental soldiers in Costume Quest 2, the sweet sequel to Double Fine’s hit original, Costume Quest, that turned fans of all ages into candy obsessed crusaders. This inspired RPG adventure includes a range of new features and gameplay improvements to double the amount of mischievous fun. Explore spooky time-traversing landscapes, don adorable new costumes that transform into powerful Hallo-warriors, and collect even Creepier Treat Cards to wield in combat against a legion of hygiene obsessed baddies. Only heroic siblings Wren and Reynold can save Halloween forever!

*Offer Ends October 6th At 10AM Pacific Time.

Product Release - Valve
Gang Beasts is Now Available on Steam Early Access and is 25% off!*

Gang Beasts is a silly local multiplayer party game with surly gelatinous characters, brutal m lée fight sequences, and absurdly hazardous environments.

*Offer ends September 5 at 10AM Pacific Time
Product Release - Valve
GoD Factory: Wingmen is Now Available on Steam!

GoD Factory: Wingmen is a multiplayer space combat game played through fast-paced and intensely tactical 4 vs 4 player matches. Customize gunships and start frantic battles with your friends to survive the relentless fire of enemy players.

Announcement - Valve
Today's Deal: Save 75% on Reus!*

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*Offer ends Sunday at 10AM Pacific Time
Announcement - Valve
Pre-Purchase The Evil Within today to receive The Fighting Chance Pack.*

Developed by Shinji Mikami -- creator of the seminal Resident Evil series -- and the talented team at Tango Gameworks, The Evil Within embodies the meaning of pure survival horror. Highly-crafted environments, horrifying anxiety, and an intricate story are combined to create an immersive world that will bring you to the height of tension. With limited resources at your disposal, you’ll fight for survival and experience profound fear in this perfect blend of horror and action.

*Offer ends October 13th at 9PM Pacific Time.

Product Update - Valve
  • Screen-space particles now render properly
  • Fixed a crash in sound playback while playing custom games
  • Fixed crash on some Spirit Bear abilities
  • Fixed crash with data-driven modifiers when script doesn't provide a valid name
  • Fixed Hammer crash when right clicking on an empty tile set slot
  • Changed a configuration file fatal error to a warning
  • Fixed a crash when updating inventory slots
  • Disabled currently unsupported save/restore commands
  • Fixed bug with the HeroMiniMapIconScale key of the dota_custom_game_events entity that caused the hero not to appear in the mini-map
  • SetMinimapHeroIconSize is now SetMinimapHeroIconScale for consistency
  • SetAnnouncerDisabled Lua call and DisableAnnouncer field on dota_custom_game_events to disable announcers.
  • Damage action can now have a CurrentHealthPercentBasedDamage or MaxHealthPercentBasedDamage key, which causes percent based damage.
  • Added SetFixedRespawnTime Lua call and FixedRespawnTime field on dota_custom_game_events to override hero respawn timer.
  • Added a console command lua_report_memory to report the memory usage of scripts.
  • HasInventory key now applies to more types of npc.
  • SetThink will now use the function name as a default context name if the think context name isn't specified.
Product Release - Valve
The entire Call of Duty franchise is on sale at 50% off, including all games, DLC, and new bundles including the Definitive Collection! Also, multiplayer Call of Duty: Ghosts is free to play until Sunday at 1pm PDT!

Client Update - Valve
An update has been released for the Steam Client and will be automatically downloaded.

  • Fixed some password entry fields being too short for existing passwords
  • Fixed games being installed to a different Steam Library folder than was indicated in the UI
  • Fixed trade links causing Steam web views to become unresponsive
  • Fixed incorrect scrollbar skins sometimes appearing in web views
  • Fixed blurry text in web views under Windows
  • Fixed a client hang when viewing a Library page with a corrupted workshop thumbnail image

Minor Changes
  • Adjusted colors and other visual details per community feedback
  • Improved handling of suspicious links in chat text
  • Fixed small-mode UI not refreshing when new games are added to the library
  • Fixed some UI selection issues when switching between downloads and games views

Mac OS X, Linux, and SteamOS
  • Fixed frequent client crashes while playing peer-to-peer networking games
  • Fixed client crashes when installing games or apps with many small files
  • Improved client startup time and Steamworks API response time for games

Mac OS X only
  • Fixed overlay compatibility issue with some games
  • Fixed crash when displaying age-check and other dropdown menus in the client
  • Fixed disconnections caused by OS X Mavericks putting Steam into "App Nap" mode, which prevents Steam from receiving chat and other network messages

Big Picture
  • Fixed daisywheel text entry to continue generating capital letters while holding the left trigger
  • Fixed a failure to capitalize the first word of a line when typing with daisywheel text entry
  • Fixed some small memory leaks and decreased overall memory usage
  • Fixed UI navigation errors in the friends invite panel for some users
  • Fixed some navigation and transition issues in the profile and activity feed

In-Home Streaming
  • Improved software decoder performance when using Intel QuickSync hardware encoding
  • Fixed issue in the Windows DXVA decoder that could cause occasional black screen flashing
  • Added Intel hardware decoding support using VAAPI on Linux and SteamOS. This requires the i386 intel-vaapi-driver package version 1.3.2 or newer to be installed on the client computer. This will be added to SteamOS in an upcoming update.

Virtual Reality Mode
  • Enabled the Virtual Reality Mode menu option in more cases where it appears that the user has used VR before
  • Added an item to the options menu to re-center the UI in front of the user
  • Added error reports to make it easier for users to diagnose VR mode problems

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