Join Jonathan Sears for an in-depth discussion in this video Exploring the store, part of SteamOS for Developers First Look.
…Because Steam is all about buying games online, the center of this is the Store.…From the Main Menu on SteamOS, just…choose Store,and you'll be presented with two rows.…On the top are the featured games.…At the moment, these are ones that either are…on sale, they're popular, they have something new out.…And these will be listed for a certain period of time.…These tend to rotate.…Along the bottom, you have several categories.…You have deals.…You have titles that are coming soon, new releases, SteamOS and Linux.…
And this is very important for us, because these are…all titles that are going to be compatible with Linux.…So if you're distributing a game for SteamOS, you'll see it listed here.…You'll see trailers, for various games.…On the right, you have something called controller friendly.…This is very important for SteamOS developers, because controllers are…a very essential part of delivering a game for SteamOS.…If this is going to be part of the home theater experience, your game needs to be…compatible with a controller, and as such, it'll show…
- What is SteamOS?
- Understanding how the Steam Store and community work
- Understanding Steam user purchase habits
- Working with the Steam Cloud
- Creating an online marketplace with Steam Community Market
- Developing for Steam machines
- Preparing a game for Steam and Steam Greenlight