Client Update - Valve
May 17
Note: This update was re-released on May 19th to fix an issue with web rendering performance on Windows 7 and Windows 7 compatibility modes.

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

General
  • Fix a possible crash for users with around 25,000 or more games

  • Fix a hitch for users with large libraries after clicking past the first page of the install wizard.

  • Fixed current step status being truncated in the Library while installing a game

  • Fixed a bug with not restoring missing symlinks when verifying integrity of game files


Library
  • Achievements that track progress will now display progress in their hovers on the game details page


Steam Input
  • Added options for joystick deadzones sources. Modes can now use no deadzone, the deadzone from the controller’s calibration, or a custom deadzone. Joystick modes bound to joystick outputs will default to have no deadzone.

  • Increased responsiveness of Action Set and Action Set Layer changes bound to button presses

  • Fixed an issue where radial menus could send the previously highlighted item when clicking before the radial menu is fully on-screen

  • Fixed some cases where games rapidly turning on and off rumble could cause hitches for Switch Controllers.


Remote Play
  • Fixed error launching the streaming client on some Windows systems

  • Fixed potential streaming client crash when starting the stream

  • Use VA-API 0.2 on Linux for optional hardware decode functionality, depends on up to date 32-bit libva packages for your distribution


macOS
  • Fix mouse input sometimes failing to work in browser window iframes.


Linux
  • Offer better diagnostics when Steam Play tools cannot be removed due to dependencies. Improve overall robustness.

  • Updated fossilize layer to be compatible with recent Proton Experimental


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