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A new Steam Deck Beta Client update was pushed out yesterday that focuses on a plethora of fixes across the board, as well as adding a cloud sync status icon to the game notes dialog. LED Personalization also now has a dedicated sub-page in the Controller Calibration page and the default display for download rate has been changed to bits per second:

Steam Deck Beta Client Update 5/4/23 Changelog:


  • Fixed library artwork not automatically updating in some cases
  • Fixed some formatting issues on downloads page
  • Made download throttle setting field honor the bits-per-second/bytes-per-second toggle setting
  • Changed default display of download rate to bits per second.

Steam Deck Desktop

  • Fixed issues with navigating forward and back when the client's start page is the Library
  • Tweaked the order and presentation of some items in the account menu
  • Fixed developer, publisher, and franchise links not working in game info panel
  • LED Personalization now has has dedicated sub-page in Controller Calibration page
  • Fixed issue where the cursor position would be reset in Game Notes after auto-saving
  • Fixed the file picker dialog not showing any files when browsing for an app icon
  • Fixed the Steam Runtime info dialog not showing any information

Friends List

  • Fixed Friends List Send Trade Offer opening in the system browser
  • Fixed Friends List Add to Favorites / Remove from Favorites not dismissing the context menu in some instances

Screenshot Manager

  • Fixed screenshots failing to upload when certain privacy settings were selected
  • Fixed UI glitch when deleting a local screenshot's caption

In-Game Overlay

  • Added cloud sync status icon to Game Notes dialog. If there's a Steam Cloud conflict, clicking on that icon will display a cloud conflict resolution dialog.
  • Fixed issue with Friends List context menu items not opening links in the overlay web browser (e.g. "View Profile" or "Send Trade Offer")
  • Fixed issue where some dialogs were not appearing correctly (e.g. Invite Friend to Game, Add Friend, etc.)

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Noah Kupetsky
A lover of gaming since 4, Noah has grown up with a love and passion for the industry. From there, he started to travel a lot and develop a joy for handheld and PC gaming. When the Steam Deck released, it just all clicked.
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