Join Jonathan Sears for an in-depth discussion in this video Reviewing Steam Machines and their capabilities, part of SteamOS for Developers First Look.
…So far we;'ve been talking a lot about Steam and…SteamOS, but we haven't said very much about Steam machines.…So what are Steam machines?…Well Steam machines are basically computers that are running SteamOS.…You can make one yourself or you can buy one.…So let's talk a little bit about the ones that have been created so far.…So here you can see a list on Ars Technica which…is a really great news site, of all the different steam machines.…From Alternate all the way down to Alienware.…
Some of them have some specs that have been announced and some…of them, in the case of Alienware, are completely unknown at this point.…The last one that's not on this list is the Valve steam machine.…And that one is even more unknown, though there are some in…the wild, they are not necessarily what the finalized product will be.…As there are multiple variants of the Valve Steam machine in the wild right now.…So let's talk about what some of these have.…So on the one hand, you have very low end machines.…Like this one here, the Zotac.…
- 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