Big Picture
Steam, Now Playing on your TV
Relax, it's Steam

Why give up your games, your friends, and all that you love about Steam when you play games in the living room? With Big Picture, we’ve reformatted Steam for use with your TV and game controller, so you can enjoy your Steam games from the comfort of your couch.

TV, meet PC.

Grab your laptop and an HDMI cable, connect a dedicated PC to your TV, or just kick back in your dorm. Setup is easy.

Choose your weapon

Pick up your game controller or liberate your keyboard and mouse - the choice is yours. Big Picture, paired with your controller, makes for a powerful match. You can navigate Steam, surf the web, and even chat. Oh, and play games too.

store titles

Browse or search the entire catalog of Steam games, videos, demos. Catch up on the latest releases, top sellers, and grab the daily deal while it’s hot.

Your entire library of games

Now you can bring your collection of Steam games along with you when you hang out in the living room.

50,000,000 of your closest friends

Everyone’s here. Whether they’re on a PC, a Mac, a mobile device or a sofa, all your friends are now in your living room, ready to join your game or just chat.

The world's first first person web browser

Browse your way across the internet with reticle-based navigation, tabbed browsing, and your favorites saved to the cloud, all just a button press away.

Now you're typing with Daisywheel

QWERTY is for keyboards. Daisywheel is for controllers. Now surfing and chatting are easy with your thumbs, a controller, and Daisywheel, Big Picture’s new tool for typing.

...and more features to come!

Stay on top of the latest announcements and share your feedback in the Big Picture Community group.

It's all available now
Just click this button in Steam to give Big Picture a try:
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Install Steam
Free 1.5 MB download

Big Picture System Requirements

OS Windows Vista or newer, Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) or newer, Linux Ubuntu 12.04 or newer, SteamOS.

Memory 1 GB RAM

Processor 3.0 Ghz P4, Dual Core 2.0 (or higher) or AMD64X2 (or higher)

Video card Required / at least 256MB memory and DirectX 10-compatible with support for Pixel Shader 4.0, Recommended / 512MB+ memory and DirectX 10-compatible

Disk space 1 GB recommended

Internet connection Broadband recommended

Controller Xbox 360 Wireless Controller for Windows, Xbox One or Xbox 360 Wired Controller, or Logitech Wireless Gamepad F710 recommended. Keyboard and mouse also supported.

Install Steam
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