Steam launches Big Picture mode today

Over thirty games on sale for a week.

Steam's Big Picture mode that tailors Valve's portal to be used on a telly with a gamepad has officially launched today worldwide.

The new mode introduces the brilliant "Daisywheel" for more intuitive typing with a controller, and a new web browser has been added as well that can be accessed while playing a game.

Big Picture mode is currently available in over twenty languages, including German, French, Russian, Korean, and Portuguese.

To commemorate this occasion, Valve is having a sale on over 30 controller-friendly games between now and 10th December.

Some standouts include:

  • Left4Dead 2 - 3.24 / $4.99 (75 per cent off).
  • Hell Yeah! - 2.49 / $3.74 (75 per cent off).
  • Sine Mora - 2.71 / $3.39 (66 per cent off).
  • Mark of the Ninja - 8.03 / $10.04 (33 per cent off).
  • Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes -6.79 / $10.19 (66 per cent off).
  • Portal 2 - 3.74 / $4.99 (75 per cent off).
  • Tiny & Big: Grandpa's Leftovers - 1.74 / $2.49 (75 per cent off).
  • The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition - 1.74 / $2.49 (75 per cent off).
  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive - 5.99 / $7.49 (50 per cent off).

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