alf-Life studio Valve today confirmed it is working on a new hardware initiative, revealing Steam Machines, described as a “powerful new category of living room hardware.” The announcement comes two days after Valve revealed SteamOS, its own operating system.
Multiple models from several manufacturers will be available in 2014. Gamers can apply for a beta test today through Valve’s website.
“Entertainment is not a one-size-fits-all world,” Valve said. “We want you to be able to choose the hardware that makes sense for you, so we are working with multiple partners to bring a variety of Steam gaming machines to market during 2014, all of them running SteamOS.”
Valve said it has designed a “high-performance” Steam Machine prototype that is optimized for gaming, the living room, and for S...Read More