Simon Says wrote on Dec 9, 2012, 15:26: So Gabe, on one side you hate Win8 for it's Walled Garden approach and on the other side you want to build a Walled Garden of your own and that is OK? Yeah... right!
I don't see any evidence that they'd try to lock out non-Steam games, or require the SteamBox for any games.
Most store-bought computers make quite poor gaming machines. Hopefully this can make it easier to get into PC gaming.