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SteamOS Announced

The countdown on the Steam Living Room page has concluded, and this page has details on SteamOS, "available soon as a free operating system designed for the TV and the living room," the promised announcement about Valve's future plans for Linux and Steam. This is the first of three planned announcements on the topic, so expect more to come in about 48 hours when the next countdown concludes. Here's word:

As weve been working on bringing Steam to the living room, weve come to the conclusion that the environment best suited to delivering value to customers is an operating system built around Steam itself. SteamOS combines the rock-solid architecture of Linux with a gaming experience built for the big screen. It will be available soon as a free stand-alone operating system for living room machines.

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110. Re: SteamOS Announced Sep 25, 2013, 11:32 2nd_floor
 
Suppa7 wrote on Sep 25, 2013, 00:18:
2nd_floor wrote on Sep 24, 2013, 11:40:
Today developers are pulling away from Windows even! The desktop for gaming is somewhat uncertain.

I'm sorry but this is uninformed nonsense. Perhaps you should look at the balance sheets of major gaming corporations. There is too much money to be made in the PC space.
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I believe there is money to be made on PC too, but some companies are not making games period for PC, or not at full PC quality. GTA V, Destiny, Rage, Crysis 2,3. And some are making awesome PC games like Far Cry 3, Skyrim and Total War 2:Rome. But I think 5+ years ago, all companies were doing the PC. Not even actually: some Halo games were not released for PC in the early 2000s.

Why is GTA V not on PC (yet)? For sure it will sell on PC, why have they not announced or released it yet?

I don't know the finances of game developers, but I can see in the quality of the game, and sometimes no game at all for PC, that developers are putting more effort into the consoles than PC. Some, not all, but enough to think that something has changed. Hopefully with this next generation of consoles with more power, we will get high quality games on PC again. But why are some games not even coming out yet for PC?
 
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