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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.

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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
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Cheeseness 17 Aug, 2012
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 Aug, 2012
lets hope beta keys does not include begging at Phoronix :)
Cheeseness 18 Aug, 2012
Quoting: "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 Aug, 2012
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 Aug, 2012
One could always put Steam on the Ouya :D
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