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Available on PC, Mac, and Linux

We offer a catalog of PC, Mac, and Linux games, many of which support Steam Play so you can buy once and play anywhere, and Cross-Platform Multiplayer so you can play with all your friends, no matter where they log in.

How to install Steam Beta:

Opting in to the Steam Client Beta lets you use the latest features before they're released.

Please follow the instructions below to participate in the Steam client beta:

  • With Steam running, click on "Steam" in the upper left, then choose the "Settings" menu. (Preferences on Mac)
  • On the "Account" tab under "Beta Participation" click the "Change..." button.
  • Select the "Steam Beta Update" from the drop down list and click "OK".
  • You will be prompted to restart Steam, please select the "Restart Steam" button.

If you are using Big Picture Mode:

  • Select 'Settings' then 'System'
  • Check the ‘Participate in client beta’ option
  • Follow the prompt to restart Steam

What's New:

A new Steam client has been released and will be automatically downloaded.

General

  • Fixed temporary UI hang when a game quits in some circumstances
  • Fixed crash writing to closed files
  • Fixed duplicate events appearing in the app detail activity feed

Steam Input

  • Added support for the Share button on the PowerA Fusion Pro 2 and the PDP Xbox Series X Afterglow controllers when Xbox Extended Feature Support is enabled.
  • Added support for the Amazon Luna Controller
  • Added support for the Razer Wolverine Tournament Edition controller
  • Added experimental support for the Amazon Luna Controller connected via Bluetooth

SteamNetworkingSockets

  • Improved performance when there are many P2P connections
  • Fixed bug causing NAT traversal to not work for 64-bit applications on Linux
  • Reduced route flapping and excessive sending of rendezvous messages for P2P connections
  • Improved performance of P2P connections

Screenshots

  • Fixed Screenshots dialog not showing that a screenshot has been successfully uploaded

Steam Cloud

  • Fixed persistent SteamVR file conflict
  • Increased log detail regarding Steam Cloud file conflicts

Remote Play

  • Added an option to change the overlay hotkey (by default ESC)
  • Fixed host crash when ICE negotiation is not enabled or fails
  • Fixed video resolution streaming to iPad Pro

Linux

  • Fixed crashes when on a WPA3 wireless network
  • Fixed crash during startup while performing auto-login on some systems (steam-for-linux#7813)
  • Initial fixes for excess memory usage downloading shader depots
  • Updated scout LD_* runtime to 0.20210630.0
  • Updated libXi to be compatible with newer SDL and Steam (steam-for-linux#7874[github.com])
  • Improved Nvidia Vulkan ray-tracing support (make sure /dev/nvidia-uvm is created)
  • Updated the client_beta branch of soldier container runtime (supporting Proton) to 0.20210629.0
  • Soldier client_beta branch has several security related library updates
  • Soldier client_beta branch has improvements to Nvidia Vulkan ray-tracing support
  • Added mapping for the PS5 DualSense controller

macOS

  • Fixed games not running until after file integrity is verified
  • Fixed default shortcut creation for certain games