The lights are on
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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Nope, Not at all. I have a steam machine, it is called my P.C.
I'm excited to see the specs on the steam machine. I mainly saw Valve's new console as a way for me to comfortably play my steam games without lugging my PC around. Depending on the price, I will most likely be picking this up along side the Ps4
I want to know the price point before I even consider it. The idea of playing PC games in the living room is a HUGE incentive for me, considering I've never owned a PC capable of serious gaming. Even more so than not having an X-Box or a PS, I feel like I miss out on a lot of high quality gaming experiences by not being a PC gamer. If the Steam Machine offers me affordable/simple means to experience PC gaming on a relevant level, I'd definitely consider it.
How am I going to say I am going to purchase something in which I:
A. Have no idea of the cost.
B. Have no idea of the specs.
C. Have no idea what exact content it will provide.
Does anyone know the cost or games that will be on it? I don't care about specs. I go outside, get laid, etc. lol