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3 years ago#1
Steambox, Steam controller, family sharing, trading cards. Valve don't want PS4 and Xbox One to win, because if the consoles are winning over PC, then PC will get crappy ports like before. So, Valve trying to make Steam PC more exciting, cool stuff etc.

Valve trying to change it and make developers to love PC
3 years ago#2
Simplified version: Valve is trying to make money.
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3 years ago#3
MasterDonGero posted...
Simplified version: Valve is trying to make money.


N-n-no! Valve loves us! They t-take 0% cut of every game sold on steam! T-they're pro-consumer, not pro-money!
3 years ago#4
KaiRyusaki posted...
MasterDonGero posted...
Simplified version: Valve is trying to make money.


N-n-no! Valve loves us! They t-take 0% cut of every game sold on steam! T-they're pro-consumer, not pro-money!


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3 years ago#5
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3 years ago#6
Vordrax posted...
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3 years ago#7
steveboblarry posted...
Vordrax posted...
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3 years ago#8
Honestly, as stupid as I think the things they've announced this week are (especially that terrible controller) I think Valve's main goal here is, along with making money of course, to give PC gamers more options. This isn't about competing with consoles. If it were, "Steam Machines" wouldn't be limited to Linux gaming without a Windows installation. SteamOS wouldn't mostly be useful for streaming games to a device from another PC. The controller is really just awful either way. But my point is, Valve isn't trying to compete with consoles. They're trying to make PC gaming more appealing. They're giving it more options so that more people can enjoy it in more ways. Even if those options already exist in other forms and the new ones are kind of stupid.
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3 years ago#9
I read the announcement post. And I like the idea, assuming it is executed well.
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