Valve has revealed their beta for their upcoming Steam Music program, which will allow players to link their online Steam account to their music library for continuous, custom soundtracks.
The Xi3 Piston is heralded as the very first Steam Box that will make its way to living rooms. And now, with a bit of extra cash, you can make sure that one will be sitting handsomely in your own living room when it's released!
Even though Valve’s Steam Box promises a whole different approach to the console experience, Microsoft isn’t scared. When asked if he viewed Valve as a competitor in the next generation console market, Microsoft’s president of the Interactive Entertainment Business, Don Mattrick, simply replied, “No.”
Valve head Gabe Newell gave a revealing interview to the BBC, as he divulged that the Steam Box prototypes will be given out to customers within the "next three or four months."
Valve co-creator Gabe Newell was forthright during a lecture at the University of Texas as he claims that Apple, and not your garden variety consoles, will serve as a direct threat to the company's highly anticipated Steam Box.
You can get the Steam Box right now! By that we of course mean Zeptolab's adorable physics puzzle hit Cut the Rope, which just put out an update that's called Steam Box and is not related in any way to Valve's game changing console. But hey, Om Nom has got himself 25 new levels to munch his way through!