Linux based game console from Valve

Valve officially pins down a launch date for its Linux based Steam Machine game console.

Steam Machines are pre-built gaming computers (PC’s) which have SteamOS installed on them, with the Steam client application pre-installed. SteamOS is an open source Linux-based operating system developed for Linux-compatible Steam games. Alienware and CyberPower are the first (PC)manufacturs who will produce Steam Machines.