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Steam Big Picture Mode Leaves Beta

Big Picture Mode launch brings controller compatible gaming discounts

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Steam Big Picture Mode Leaves Beta

If you're a fan of digital download video games, you may have used Steam in the past to download games on your PC. Steam has had an interesting mode specifically designed to allow PC gamers to play a bigger screens in closed beta for a long time now called Big Picture mode. This mode was specifically designed for gamers who had the PC connected to a big-screen TV.

Steam Big Picture mode is now out of beta and ready for public release. This mode is designed to allow players to play from across the room using a video game controller. To celebrate Big Picture mode exiting beta, Steam is having a sale on more than 30 controller-friendly video games.

Steam is offering up to 75% off titles including Magicka, Braid, Portal 2, Lego Batman 2, Left 4 Dead, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Geometry Wars Retro Evolved. Steam Big Picture mode is available for Windows and Mac computers. It also features integrated web browser allowing the user to navigate the web.

 

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