free hit counter maxconsole.com share image
maxconsole
AxioGame
www.maxconsole.com - 23.05.2015
 
 
Visit Zevera!
HOME - FORUM - MAXCONSOLE STORE - REVIEWS - $ SUBMIT NEWS $
nac3 nds
     
Steam Big Picture mode goes live    

  Steam Big Picture mode goes live
Added by Gauss on 4.12.2012

Now out of BETA!

Valve has officially launched its TV-Friendly Steam Big Picture Mode, for both Windows and Mac. Also, discounting numerous titles until December 10.

 

Like ... Dislike ..
Total Likes : 2
Total dislikes : 0

icon
  Discuss in our forums

line1

After a long BETA period that began in September, Steam's Big Picture mode is now available for all its 50 million members.

Also, and to mark the occasion, Valve is discounting numerous titles through Steam until December 10!

Deals include Limbo for $2.50, Alan Wake for $7.50, and Left 4 Dead 2 and Portal 2 for $5. For more on the special promotion, check out Steam's website.

And, here's what you'll need to know about Big Picture:

To access Big Picture, players will need to connect their dedicated PC or Mac, laptop, or desktop computer to a high-definition television with an HDMI or VGA cable. Users will need Windows Vista or later to run Big Picture, as well as 1GB of RAM. For the full system specification requirements, check out the official page.

Steam users can play their games with either a keyboard and mouse or controller. Additionally, Big Picture adds a first-person Web browser, which Valve calls the first of its kind.

Further, Steam's Big Picture features a "Daisywheel" for typing messages and surfing the Internet with a controller. Valve says the traditional QWERTY setup works best for keyboards, with the new interface more finely tuned for use with a controller.

So, what are you waiting for, try the new mode right now and enjoy your PC games on your Big TV!


Maxconsole:
The biggest gaming forums, for all consoles fans.

line2

text
Discuss this in our forums

Click here to discuss about this news in the forums


 

 
 

top posts



Store

Affordable and Quality Products


Cheap Beats
Cheap PS3 Controllers

new

icon
Watch H1Z1 Hackers Publicly Apologise For Cheating
Dev is lifting bans for those that release YouTube videos saying sorry to fellow players.
icon
Xbox Boss Talks Bringing More 360 Games to XB1
What Xbox 360 games would you like to see on Xbox One?
icon
PlayStation Bringing E3 To Movie Theaters
'PlayStation E3 Experience' live stream of the event at theaters in both the United States & Canada!
icon
Nintendo kills off the basic Wii U in Japan
Say goodbye to the original 8gb White console, that no wanted compare to the 32gb Deluxe model
icon
Microsoft E3 Press Conference to be 90-Minutes long
A New Franchise will definitely be announced!

review

icon
REVIEW: 'Satellite Reign' from Early Access Steam
What it is: A futuristic/cyberpunk top-down strategy/action game.
icon
The Best Gaming Consoles That People Buy
Now that the new generation is out, the old console favourites still have alot of value in them.
icon
Cobra ODE Review
Senaxx over at PS3Crunch reviews the Cobra ODE device on his PlayStation 3
icon
REVIEW: JXD-S7300 Gamepad2
Another Exclusive In-Depth Hardware Review by Maxconsole
icon
In-depth review of the new Wolf Controller for 360
Talismoon latest accessory the 'Wolf Controller', is not just your average rapid fire mod!

 

 


 

down1

SF

 

Contact us


Advertise on maxconsole.com





1 wallclock secs - 0.43 cpu secs