The long-rumored, long-desired “Steam-Box” is finally here. At CES in Las Vegas, Xi3 has revealed the first Valve-approved PC that is designed to run Steam and connect to your television. Many in our community are savvy with a PC, and the idea of not whiteboxing a system won’t appeal to them. But there is a draw for many to have an easy solution to play PC games on their HDTV while sitting on a couch. More to follow when the details come our way.
IMO: this is a stop-gap before streaming takes over. We’ll discuss on the podcast!