Tue. Jun 6th, 2023

Valve has simply shipped an enormous UI overhaul to Steam’s In-Recreation Overlay within the Steam Beta, amongst different contemporary coats of paint. It additionally comes with one notably superior concept: a touring notepad.

Sure, you’ve most likely already obtained a notepad app in your PC, however does yours mechanically pop up the proper file that corresponds to every sport you play? Are you able to overlay it on high of your sport so it’s seen when you play? Does it mechanically sync from PC to PC through the cloud? Valve says its new Notes app does all of that, and works offline too.

It’s not the one window you’ll be able to newly pin atop a sport: Valve says Guides, Discussions, and the Steam net browser can all be summoned into your sport with adjustable opacity — you’ll be able to even watch video when you’re taking part in a sport utilizing that browser, in line with Valve.

You’ll additionally see a brand new Recreation Overview if you pull up the overlay, a toolbar for fast entry to “something it’s possible you’ll want in the course of a sport,” a revamped notifications tab and screenshot supervisor. The patch additionally brings elective {hardware} acceleration for the Linux model of Steam, with Mac on the best way, and minor UI tweaks to different components of the interface. You’ll be able to see Valve’s full replace publish right here with extra screenshots.

Valve says it’s beginning to ship these types of modifications throughout Steam Desktop, Large Image Mode and Steam Deck concurrently — however the Deck solely has them in its Linux desktop mode as of in the present day. Valve’s Lawrence Yang confirms that options just like the Notes mode shall be coming to the Deck gaming mode later too, although.

You’ll must decide right into a Steam Beta to see any of this for now, till Valve provides the modifications to a secure launch.

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