Steam’s downloads web page simply acquired much more informative


Valve has simply launched a large replace for Steam that provides quite a lot of small however vital tweaks to the digital video games retailer. Many of those modifications have been out there in beta for months, however now they’re hitting the software program’s secure launch channel. The replace overhauls the downloads web page and introduces a a lot improved part for managing your storage, amongst a bunch of different tweaks and fixes.

The downloads web page has seen the majority of the enhancements. For starters, in addition to displaying obtain progress, the web page additionally now reveals set up progress. It ought to reduce down on these irritating moments when a recreation seems to be absolutely downloaded however isn’t playable as a result of it’s not but absolutely put in. The precedence of downloads within the queue can now be simply reordered by dragging and dropping them, and the interface usually seems to be so much cleaner general. The “View Information” button has been renamed “Patch Notes,” to make it simpler to seek out what’s modified in a currently-downloading replace, as long as builders have supplied that data.

The brand new storage administration interface.
Screenshot: Steam

Steam’s storage administration part has additionally been improved to make it simpler to see your out there storage and transfer video games between drives. You will get to it by going to Settings, Downloads, after which clicking “Steam Library Folders.”

These are the primary enhancements, however there are a bunch of different tweaks and fixes included within the replace, which must be out there to all customers now. Steam ought to replace itself mechanically, however you can too click on on “Steam” within the software program’s menu bar, after which deciding on “Examine for Steam Consumer Updates…” to manually test. You’ll be able to try a full checklist of modifications on Steam’s web site.