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Old 02-23-10, 07:31 PM   #1
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As of today, a new version of Steam is available through a public opt-in beta, open to all Steam users. This Steam update provides several major upgrades to the platform's core functionality. We've overhauled the Steam user interface to enhance the way you already buy and play games, adding more info about the things that matter getting games, playing them with friends, and staying current in the gaming world.

If you already have Steam installed on your computer, you can take part in the beta by clicking this link and then selecting "2010 UI Update" under Beta Participation. If you don't have Steam installed, download it today.

Following is a preview of the beta read on to see what's new. When you're done reading, try out the beta, then head on over to the forums to let us know what you think.
http://store.steampowered.com/uiupdate/

So far, I'm liking it a lot.
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Old 02-23-10, 07:38 PM   #2
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Yeah it's great. Seems to work fine.
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Old 02-23-10, 07:40 PM   #3
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Yeah i was blown away

I really love having Custom categorys for my games + the Download screen with time and amount downloaded
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Old 02-23-10, 07:55 PM   #4
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Just installed it... looks nice but will take me a little bit to get use to lol.
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did they finally implement better support for non-steam games?
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Old 02-23-10, 08:37 PM   #6
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I dig it. It appears to have an issue with systems with large fonts though. That's funny, just yesterday I was thinking to myself that Steam could use a new UI or at least an alternate one for my media PC.
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can only one full shots?

did they finally implement better support for non-steam games?
Nope, the changes are mainly cosmetic.
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I tried it, I like it, but there's bugs, most options are invisible, I can't actually see what option is being highlighted under some categories, there's just no names, no text appearing, just a blue highlight over an empty area where it would normally be written something like "settings" or "exit Steam". I'll wait until the bugs are fixed (obviously there are some, it's a Beta), then I'll certainly use it.
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I tried it, I like it, but there's bugs, most options are invisible, I can't actually see what option is being highlighted under some categories, there's just no names, no text appearing, just a blue highlight over an empty area where it would normally be written something like "settings" or "exit Steam". I'll wait until the bugs are fixed (obviously there are some, it's a Beta), then I'll certainly use it.
None of those problems here.
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Nope, the changes are mainly cosmetic.
well, it is slightly better at least now they are organized in alphabetical order.

this is basically what i would want them to do.
http://forums.steampowered.com/forum...3#post13652483
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None of those problems here.
You're lucky, looks like I'm not alone with that problem: http://forums.steampowered.com/forum....php?t=1158079
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I like it thus far

Keep in mind this is a beta and if you have problems with it, bugs or whatever, just switch from beta to non-beta
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