Yagsinaitsabes 2013년 2월 7일 오후 8시 40분
Would you guys say this new "steambox" is worth it?
Im just really curious to see what you guys think, but do you guys think that this "steambox" will do good in teh competition between Sony, Microsoft, and this new founded system OAYU
if you don't know what the "steambox" is go to http://www.theverge.com/2013/2/6/3958162/valve-steam-box-cake Im just curious if anybody else thinks its worth buying at this stage in development.
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bloodraven43 2013년 2월 7일 오후 9시 17분 
i say good for gabe.im glad hes coming to the marketplace.i just hope his hopes and dreams dont get tarnish along the way.
nano351 2013년 2월 7일 오후 10시 31분 
It's going to have a huge uperhand on other consoles. It'll have a much more expansive library of older and newer games. Have models that very in power; so a budget gamer can play a game in low graphics settings and people with more money can have high quality graphics. There will never be incompatible games. Gamesync between console, screenshots, gamesync with PC, fully digital shop. It'll be hard to compete against this thing aside from having console exclusives and having traditional gamers buying the other consoles because that's what they're used to
[dirrty]gsharp 2013년 2월 7일 오후 10시 38분 
Happyguy3216님이 먼저 게시:
Im just really curious to see what you guys think, but do you guys think that this "steambox" will do good in teh competition between Sony, Microsoft, and this new founded system OAYU
if you don't know what the "steambox" is go to http://www.theverge.com/2013/2/6/3958162/valve-steam-box-cake Im just curious if anybody else thinks its worth buying at this stage in development.

If all that thing does is make decent toast, I'm buying it. There are a few companies you can trust and buy sight unseen. Valve is one of those companies for me.
­­­­­­Τhe Rolling Cheese Wheel 2013년 2월 7일 오후 11시 53분 
I already have a high end computer so it's probably not worth it. I know a friend who is still running a pc with 2005 tech, so a steambox would be appropriate for him.
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Just wait,Time change.. 2013년 2월 19일 오후 12시 59분 
With this new legendary project, may be is another form factor streaming digital media, it's quite different and I think ther's no need to built an high-end configurated hardware in PC. And therefore all gamers is equality in the first place and preventing software's piracy and solved Community daily problems. I hope so, Gabe will be Conqueror .....
­­­­­­Τhe Rolling Cheese Wheel 2013년 2월 19일 오후 1시 11분 
Just wait,Time change..님이 먼저 게시:
With this new legendary project, may be is another form factor streaming digital media, it's quite different and I think ther's no need to built an high-end configurated hardware in PC. And therefore all gamers is equality in the first place and preventing software's piracy and solved Community daily problems. I hope so, Gabe will be Conqueror .....

Please Gabe can barely keep the steam screenshot servers alive during peak hours, I doubt a cloud based gaming solution is in store for the steambox. IMO I think a streaming via desktop to tv box would be more appropriate for steambox. Kinda like Nvidia shield without the need for a Nvidia card.
[dirrty]gsharp 2013년 2월 19일 오후 1시 19분 
The Rolling Cheese님이 먼저 게시:
Just wait,Time change..님이 먼저 게시:
With this new legendary project, may be is another form factor streaming digital media, it's quite different and I think ther's no need to built an high-end configurated hardware in PC. And therefore all gamers is equality in the first place and preventing software's piracy and solved Community daily problems. I hope so, Gabe will be Conqueror .....

Please Gabe can barely keep the steam screenshot servers alive during peak hours...

Can't argue with that one. Screenshot uploads have been a hit or miss since at least November of 2012.
Kablam0 2013년 2월 19일 오후 1시 29분 
Only if you have a copy of Windows that you can 'legally' install on the Steambox. Otherwise, you will never be able to play your D3D games on it whatsoever - if I understand where Valve is going with this.
yeeyoh 2013년 2월 19일 오후 2시 26분 
Have to wait and see on the competition, namely the PS4, like to comapre the 2 and see if either offers competion against continualy upgrading a PC.
Dreakon 2013년 2월 19일 오후 3시 43분 
As an ex-console gamer who engrained himself in a few of the larger console communities... console gamers can be fickle. Many of them like Valve, a lot. If faced with a scenario of a competing console (or console-like device) that offers more than what they have... many say they would switch.

There's definitely some, but there's not an overwhelming amount of brand/company loyalty (when not in the face of extreme fanboyism). Xbox users don't LOVE paying to use the console online. PS3 users don't LOVE that the Playstation Network now has a reputation of being easily hacked and unsafe. Xbox users don't LOVE that Microsoft makes their greed kind of obvious, even towards long-term subscribers. PS3 users don't LOVE the lack of cross-game chatting (and knowing it's because the PS3 doesn't have enough RAM to support it). Xbox users don't LOVE the 360's propriatary hardware and that they can't upgrade a simple hard drive without handing Microsoft double what you'd pay for half the HDD space. PS3 users don't LOVE that Sony made the PS3 impossible to develop for initially and they still tend to get the worst ports (see: Skyrim).

If the SteamBox looks like a solid alternative, doesn't cost an arm and a leg and they don't wait until the next-next gen is already well underway... many console users will give it a shot just on Valve's reputation alone and/or to try something different after like 10+ years of Xbox or Playstation (and all the good and bad that came with it).
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Ganger 2013년 2월 20일 오전 2시 06분 
It will bring PC gaming to the masses without the hassle of PC gaming (if you know what I mean).
Ûvatha 2013년 2월 20일 오전 2시 30분 
I don't understand why so many people are excited for the Steambox. AFAIK it will be a PC for the living room. It's nothing you can't have today already, modern video cards already have a HDMI output.
[dirrty]gsharp 2013년 2월 20일 오전 2시 32분 
Ûvatha님이 먼저 게시:
I don't understand why so many people are excited for the Steambox. AFAIK it will be a PC for the living room. It's nothing you can't have today already, modern video cards already have a HDMI output.

It might not appeal to you and me...but the unwashed masses might dig it. :P
H3X 2013년 2월 20일 오전 4시 41분 
dirrtygsharp님이 먼저 게시:
Ûvatha님이 먼저 게시:
I don't understand why so many people are excited for the Steambox. AFAIK it will be a PC for the living room. It's nothing you can't have today already, modern video cards already have a HDMI output.

It might not appeal to you and me...but the unwashed masses might dig it. :P

Unwashed masses, lol.
If it hits a competitive price point to compete against consoles and has even a quarter the upgradeability of a PC then it'll attract a market of its own to begin with I'd guess. The steam library might need work to support d3d, but either way it's almost as easy as getting games for a traditional console, with better functionality in the long run as it can be upgraded as parts get old or die, rather than replacing the unit. Not to mention Valve already have most of the infrastructure they're going to need to get the digital store and online features working, in place.

On that subject, it's my guess that a lot of the problems with the client lately have been teething problems with optimising things for a linux platform so it's ready when this thing hits the market. Would make a lot of sense.
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Just wait,Time change.. 2013년 2월 20일 오전 5시 05분 
Yesterday Desktop PC remain as history, Today top bestsellers is a Notebooks.

Upgrading for only gaming purposes is not more rentable. Do you think hardware companies
will invest more money? Never, notice it what is the development and progress in multimedia sector,

Sucessfull business, new idea, new job, profit and economic sales.

My experiences: Selling and repairing Destop PC about 18 years or more 486 PC until this High-tech PC.
What happened in marketplace: Desktop or Notebook, best is i-Pad.

Please be tolerant not fanatic, and don't forget "Time Change".
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