Today's Hard|Forum Post
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Thursday February 02, 2017

Slick New Steam Client Interface Datamined from Latest Beta Update

The Steam UI may be in for a huge makeover, and it probably couldn’t come soon enoughآ—the current client is kind of an archaic mess to me, with its endless blocks of content scrunched together. Hell, I still don’t know what they were thinking when they decided to mix blue with gray. This new UI seems to draw some inspiration from Big Picture mode; you may hit up the Github link in the article for more images.

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Steam beta users have turned up something very interesting in the platform’s latest test client. As archived by Steam Database on Github, the current Steam beta client update includes a bunch of code related to the client UI and some images which may be mockups or concepts for a potential overhaul. It’s a really different look for the Steam client. There’s a new navigation column on the left which can be filtered with various parameters, topped by a search bar. A row of tabs across the top guides users to their collections of apps, comics, games, TV, movies and music, as well as the main Steam Community hub.

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