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Steam beta will be out "fairly quickly"

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GabeN of Valve has stated to GameTrailers that Steam will have BETA's out fairly soon.

Video -> http://www.gametrailers.com/full-episodes/ncis3o/gt-tv-valve

It's around the 3:30 mark.

He also mentions that they won't be doing a Steam Console but they are hoping hardware vendors might! Article taken from GamingOnLinux.com.
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Cheeseness 17 August 2012 at 2:49 pm UTC
Rumour is that the Steam console thingy was a plan to create a set of hardware specs that vendors could use to create their own Steam compatible consoles, so what you're saying is inline with that. There's mention in the video that such a thing could sit atop Linux or Windows if it ever happened (I finally got the video working).
Bumadar 18 August 2012 at 11:36 am UTC
lets hope beta keys does not include begging at Phoronix
Cheeseness 18 August 2012 at 6:42 pm UTC
"Bumadar, post: 5242, member: 93"lets hope beta keys does not include begging at Phoronix

I did a summary of Valve comments on the most recent Linux blog post a week or so ago. One of the things mentioned was that emailing them or putting a comment on there requesting beta access was enough to get "on the list".
Liam Dawe 19 August 2012 at 3:59 pm UTC
Well it seems Counter Strike: GO might be getting a Linux client as on a windows install there is a linux32 bin folder...hmmm
Coyo Stormbringer 24 August 2012 at 5:55 am UTC
One could always put Steam on the Ouya
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