Steam's Big Picture mode was just the first step: according to Valve boss Gabe Newell, you'll be able to buy a living-room-friendly PC package next year.
It's official: Steam's TV-friendly Big Picture mode is now live, out of beta, and ready for your living room. To celebrate, Valve is marking down a bunch of controller-friendly games on Steam.
The day Valve announced the availability of the television-friendly Big Picture Mode for Steam I hooked up my laptop to the PC, dug out my Bluetooth game controller, and began downloading Transformers: Fall of Cybertron.
Valve's new Big Picture mode for Steam sure looks nice in pictures, but how does look, and more importantly work, in action?
Here's a new look at some of the features that will launch with Big Picture's beta today. For more on Steam TV, check out our big hands-on preview.
Today, Valve will launch the beta of Big Picture mode, a version of Steam designed for your television. That's right. The de facto central hub of PC gaming is now designed to run while you're lounging in your living room—and with a controller, no less. I've tried out Big Picture. It's sleek, intuitive, and…
Yesterday, Valve announced that their Big Picture service will be entering a beta phase soon. The Big Picture is a version of Steam optimized for television screens and controllers. Plug your PC into your 50" TV, and you can kick back on the sofa with a version of Steam that's designed to be readable from across the…