Steam Big Picture Mode launched

Valve brings big-screen gaming to PC users

December 4, 2012
Steam Big Picture news

Valve has finally launched its Steam Big Picture Mode service after a lengthy beta.

The beta began in September, and after the bugs have been squashed and some tweaks and touch-ups added, it’s now available to users.

Steam Big Picture Mode allows Steam and the games on offer to become compatible for larger screens. This means that you can hook up your computer to your TV and enjoy some serious gaming from your couch.

To add to the momentous occasion, Valve is also celebrating with a sale (obviously). The sale lasts until 10 December and all the discounted games are getting full controller support, so you can plug in your gamepad and get going with ease.

Steam lists 42 games with full controller support, and another 380 games with partial controller support. If you pick up a game with partial controller support, be aware that while they’re compatible with controllers, they may need a mouse and keyboard at times.

Related Articles

Steam is vulnerable to hackers

Steam gets first non-game software

 Valve developed hardware tests to start in 2013

Steam’s Big Picture mode heads to your living room TV

Tags: Big Screen gaming, headline, pc gaming, PC to TV, Steam, Steam Big Picture Mode, Valve

Shutterstock is the image partner of MyGaming – technology images can be found here

Poll

Are you playing Destiny, or do you plan to buy Destiny?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

Latest News

Asus Rampage V Extreme X99: Ultimate gaming motherboard

Asus Rampage Header

Say hello to my little friend, the Asus Rampage V Extreme

Prepare for the games of October

Borderlands Pre-sequel

Prepare for an avalanche of games in October

Windows 10 is here

Windows-logo

Forget 9, Microsoft has gone for a perfect 10 with its latest version of Windows

PlayStation Plus prices in SA hiked by over 50%

PlayStation Plus News

The word “slightly” will never be the same around South African gamers again

X

Newsletter Subscription

Name
Email *
Enter the following to confirm your subscription *
Captcha image


Free MyGaming Newsletter:
Subscribe
X
bool(true)