Following the announcement of SteamOS, Valve just unveiled the long-anticipated Steam Box — sort of. Instead of releasing a Valve-branded Steam Box, the company will actually work with multiple manufacturers to release a series of Steam machines for your living room.
Yet, Valve also presented a specific prototype, a Steam machine designed by Valve.
VentureBeat: The era of console-like PCs is about to begin.
The era of console-like PCs is about to begin.
Valve, along with its hardware partners Alienware and Cyberpower, will release the first Steam Machines starting Oct. 16. That’s when people who preorder will start receiving the first units. Retailers, however, won’t start stocking Valve’s SteamOS-powered PCs until Nov. 10.