Over a year ago, Valve revealed big-picture mode for the PC and Mac, which will allow you to take your gaming habit from your monitor to your television screen. Announced at the GDC, Valve gave few details, only that it would have full controller support for keyboard and mouse or any other input device you wanted to use.
On the podcast for GameTrailers TV released Friday, Valve bigwig Gabe Newell and designer Greg Coomer gave more details. The beta for big-picture mode will actually be launching in early September. “…you’ll be able to hop into a beta, click a button, and see Steam reformatted for your TV,” said Coomer.
Coomer also promised that all games will be available in big-picture mode, though perhaps the ones that will give the best experiences are the games that work well with a controller such as a gamepad.