Unless Valve just totally overlooked the obvious, they probably are using Wine to run games primarily exclusive to Windows. It would cover a good percentage of games released prior to the launch of SteamOS.
Until it gets to the point that stuff just works no way is Valve going to officially endorse using Wine.
Can SteamOS play every game on Steam? If it can only play Linux games then even Mac OS has more games available.
This is true, but more games have been coming out on Linux lately. Valve is trying to convince developers to develop for Linux. That's how the Metro 2 port came about.
I'm just afraid this will perpetuate the myth of, "PC haz no gaems". If someone who is traditionally a console gamer (the demographic for steambox) picks one up and then can't play 90% of the games on the Steam store.
Can you pick up a PS3 and play 90% of console games? Terrible comparison
HE are genius, firstly. - ASlaveObeys GestapoFAQs http://i.imgur.com/prqCDHz.png http://i.imgur.com/ooNGE4u.png
The only people who will buy this are blind Steam fanboys who will throw money at everything Gaben tells them to. Then they'll discover that most of their apps and games won't even work on Linux, LMAO.