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All sorts of information about Valve’s upcoming Steam Machine remains to be detailed and clarified, but we’re beginning to get a picture of the overall scope and ambition of the plan. Valve will produce its own prototype version of the Steam Machine with a beta beginning later this year, but also open up the ability for its hardware partners to craft their own boxes that run SteamOS.
Early messaging about the Steam Machine focuses on Valve’s goal to make these living room-friendly gaming PCs highly open and upgradeable. Rather than a single box, it appears that gamers will have their pick of different Steam Machines that each have their own specs, presumably within a spread of acceptable ranges.
What do you think about the Steam Machine? Do you have plans to purchase some variation of Valve’s new PC? How does the Steam Machine fit into your decision to get an Xbox One or PlayStation 4?
Share your thoughts in the comments below.
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I'm not going to, I have no reason to do so, I am more than happy with consoles as my choice of gaming platform.
Still getting the PS4.
No I will not get one because it is a solution to a problem that has long been solved. To be fair I don't like Pc gaming to begin with so I guess I am biased.
I've got a PC and I've had Steam for 9 years already.
Not that none of the next gen consoles seem cool but I can wait,also most PC's nowadays could play all the games that are about to be released on PS4 and Xbone.
Maybe, it really depends on price and specs. I do already have a computer hooked to my TV but it isnt all that beefy. My gaming rig I keep in my office, but having a choice to move to living room to play on the big TV every once and awhile maybe fun, but it would have to be decently priced with still enough beefy enough to make me want to play PC games not on my rig.
No, but i will probably make one.
I will only purchase a SteamBox if the price is right. Although I do have a dedicated PC, I would not mind having a dedicated gaming PC for my living room. If the prices is reasonable compared to the next gen consoles, I will gladly purchase one.