SteamOS and Steam Controller - Everything You Need To Know

When Valve revealed their ambitious SteamOS plan last September at LinuxCon 2013, many of us in the gaming press weren't quite sure what to make of the announcement. This wasn't simply another game maker looking to enter the heated console wars dominated by names like Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft, but rather an attempt to bring PC gaming, oft the realm of bedrooms and game rooms, into the living room. In the following months, Valve has slowly trickled out more information on SteamOS, and the revolutionary Steam Controller that was designed to be used with it. While there are still some unanswered questions, Valve's vision for the future of PC gaming is becoming clearer, particularly with the big unveiling of their new Steam Machines (which we covered in detail here) earlier this month at CES.

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UltimateMaster1637d ago

The Steam OS is free to download.
Why Would I need to buy a Steam Machine when I can make it on my PC and switch between PC and Steam OS?
I love Steam, but I don't see anyone who already has a capable PC to buy the Steam Machine or find it more appealing.

paulhunter1636d ago

Yeah, it's true. I can't wait to see how they market the Steam Machines, will the focus be on console gamers or PC gamers?