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So does the steam OS play all the windows games or just the lines games?

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1 year ago#11
Well, you can have more than one operating system in one PC
1 year ago#12
Flaktrooper123 posted...
Well, you can have more than one operating system in one PC


I understand that but... Lets say I have the windows oparating system on the system but have the steam os running it will still be able to play both operating system games?
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1 year ago#13
Shub posted...
A computer running SteamOS can only run Linux games.

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1 year ago#14
I've heard some people saying that any games you've purchased for Windows that also have linux support will run on Steam OS without having to re-buy it for Linux because steam only recognizes the titles you've [purchased and not the system you purchased it on. Any truth to this?
1 year ago#15
TehPwnzerer posted...
I've heard some people saying that any games you've purchased for Windows that also have linux support will run on Steam OS without having to re-buy it for Linux because steam only recognizes the titles you've [purchased and not the system you purchased it on. Any truth to this?


Yes, Steam already has been doing this for a long time now. You can do it right now if you wanted to.
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1 year ago#16
TehPwnzerer posted...
I've heard some people saying that any games you've purchased for Windows that also have linux support will run on Steam OS without having to re-buy it for Linux because steam only recognizes the titles you've [purchased and not the system you purchased it on. Any truth to this?


Not only that, but some games have cross platform cloud saves. For example, on Linux, I can literally continue where I left off in Mark of the Ninja on Windows.
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1 year ago#17
Valve will probably try to release more games that support Linux.
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1 year ago#18
MC RaZaR posted...
Valve will probably try to release more games that support Linux.

Valve releasing games?

lol.
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1 year ago#19
Valve releases plenty of games. They just don't release games with a 3 in the title.
1 year ago#20
TehPwnzerer posted...
I've heard some people saying that any games you've purchased for Windows that also have linux support will run on Steam OS without having to re-buy it for Linux because steam only recognizes the titles you've [purchased and not the system you purchased it on. Any truth to this?


Yes Its also nice if you buy steam keys from third party sites and it has mac keys cheaper or only mac keys. Since they are for all versions it doesn't matter at all.
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