In addition to making their new Steam Controller available to pre-order Valve has also announced this week that the highly anticipated first Steam Machine hardware will also be available to play from November 10th 2015 and will soon be available to pre-order.
Anyone that pre-orders one of the Linux-based Steam OS powered Steam Machines will be able to enjoy playing on it a month earlier than others from October 16th 2015. The the Steam Link and controller will also be available from GAME at this time.
Steam Machines that will be available include the Alienware’s Steam Machine that will be available in four models priced from $449 up to $749 or from £295 up to £490. Together with PC developer Syber who is offering three Steam Machines priced at $499, $729 and $1419 or roughly £325, £475 and £924.
The Steam range of gaming hardware now includes the Steam Controller, Steam Link a small streaming device designed to plug directly into your TV, Steam Machines and SteamVR virtual reality headset. Valve writes :
“This November, we’re bringing everything that makes the PC great—the best games, the biggest communities, and the most exciting technologies—to new destinations. Steam Machines provide the best living room access to the greatest games and user-generated content available. Steam Machines offer the In-Home Streaming capabilities of the Steam Link, plus the ability to locally install and play your choice of over 1000 native SteamOS titles.”