Note: since Valve is copy/pasting the patch notes from the desktop client, some of these patch notes may NOT be for the Steam Deck! I am unable to confirm since I am on stable. Patch notes can also be read on Steam. General Added ability to move the standalone & overlay keyboard. The keyboard will cycle through a set of positions. Fixed controller input in the windowed version of the controller configurator Added mouse buttons to the events that will skip the start-up movie
Note: since Valve is copy/pasting the patch notes from the desktop client, some of these patch notes may NOT be for the Steam Deck! I am unable to confirm since I am on stable. Steam Input Reworked the layout of the mode settings page to show more content Added upper grips as an option for mode shifts Filtered Mode Shift button options to only show available buttons based on the controller type- Fixed chord activator options for XBox and XBox Elite controller types Improved Layout Preview for Nintendo Switch Joycon Left/Right/Pair Fixed Capture button icon not being displayed for Joycon Pair Fixed the Switch Pro Layout Preview not showing the gyro Nintendo Switch SL/SR buttons now show up as Bumpers for single Joycons or Grip buttons for a JoyCon Pair Joycon individual/pair Gyro now displays and functions properly Deck Desktop
Non-Steam apps should still be responsive when bringing up the OSK in today’s Deck client update. The New BPM got an update and a few fixes, as well as Steam Input. Full patch notes are as follows: General Fixed non-Steam apps becoming unresponsive to gamepad when onscreen keyboard is opened Fixed background images on a collection on the app details page not being clipped correctly Fixed issue where the Remove Collection dialog was not appearing Added icons for VR support or Mouse & KB only support to app portraits New Big Picture Mode
New Steam Deck client out for beta and preview users. This update adds a fix for the OSK, adds Up/Down arrow keys to said OSK, decreases size of controller support icons, and a few other features. Patch notes are as follows: General fixed opening onscreen keyboard in-game causing input to no longer go to game. added up/down cursor keys to keyboard, press shift then left/right cursor to use. added option to ignore Steam Rewards on Account page if they were registered by another user on the device.
Steam Deck gets a new beta client update with fixes for patch notes, OSK, joystick deadzone, and more.
Steam Deck Client Beta Adds Rollup of Gifts in QAM, Groups Commands If They’re Attached to the Same Controller Input
New client update out for beta and preview users. Supposedly changing download regions no longer requires a restart, but they still do, based on my testing. A rollup of gifts received has been added to the Quick Access Menu under notifications. Steam Input, desktop Linux, and the virtual keyboard got some fixes as well. Full patch notes are as follows. General Changing download regions no longer requires restarting the Steam client Add a rollup of gifts received in the Quick Access > Notifications area Steam Input
Steam Deck Client Beta Fixes Reboot Loop When Updating Broken Steam Install, Adds Controller Settings for Non-Steam Games
New Deck client is out for Beta and Preview users. This fixes the reboot loop that could occur when failing to update a broken Steam install (could this perhaps fix the “brick” situation that I had described last weekend?). The New Big Picture Mode got some improvements as well – Steam controller dongle pairing is now possible, and controllers can be turned off when exiting BPM. As far as Steam Input, the ThrustMaster eSwap PRO Xbox controller has been added, and the long delay when connecting Razer keyboards should no longer be present.
Steam Deck Client Beta Adds Search Tab for Controller Layout, Fixes Library Not Showing Up when Family View is Enabled (Plus Stable and Preview SteamOS Updates)
When browsing controller profiles on the Deck, you can now search for them with today’s (or yesterday’s?) Deck client update (on beta and preview branches). Your library should now properly load if you have Family View enabled. More buttons have been added to the list of inputs “that skip the BPM/Deck start up animations.” A regression was fixed regarding Yaw and Roll combined sliders. Negative contribution from either one is now respected.
Steam Deck Client Beta Fixes Gamepad Focus Issue in Steam Store, Minor Layout Fixes to Login UI (Plus SteamOS Preview Update for OSK Graphics Driver Crash)
More, upon more, upon more fixes for the Steam Deck. This time around, the Steam store should no longer have any gamepad focus issues, and footer buttons should properly be displayed. In Desktop Mode, the login interface got some minor layout fixes. It shouldn’t stretch past the bottom of the window. Context menus should now work after closing the Update news dialog. Subbed workshop items should properly display now when “there were thousands of them.
Steam Deck Client Beta Adds Better UI Scaling in Higher Resolutions, Xbox Elite/Switch Pro Layout Preview Pages (Plus SteamOS Update and Proton Hotfix for The Witcher 3)
More fixes in yesterday’s Deck client update (beta). Xbox Elite and Switch Pro layout preview pages have been added, Desktop Mode got plenty of fixes, and there’s now an option to launch the new Big Picture Mode in windowed mode. Full patch notes are as follows: General Fixed issue where a browser opened by a game was sticking around after closing the overlay Fixed launch options dialog not closing when cancelling game launch Various fixes to make the UI scale better in higher resolutions Fixed issue where the virtual keyboard would continuously be made visible after exiting a game Added option to start in windowed mode under Settings => Display => Big Picture Mode => Windowed Desktop Mode