After revealing Steam OS and Steam machines, Valve has finally unveiled the controller for the Steam Box – Steam Controller with the traditional track-pad-like Gamepad.
In last 2 days, the company was in the mood of releasing new products and the final addition is the controller, which could be released all together with the gaming console – Steam machines. Moreover, Steam OS is a Linux-based operating systems, which will come with the multiple branded steam machines and the traditionally designed new Gamepad makes it much more attractive. Last week, the creator of Halflife & Portal announced the Steam Family Share feature and it will let the Steam users to share their purchased or free games with their friends including separate save games.
With the rising sales of the popular gaming consoles like Sony’s Playstations and Microsoft’s Xbox, the company’s step to enter into the living room by creating the new era of gaming consoles is a better than never strategy. Sony PS4 to be released on November 15th and Microsoft’s Xbox One to be released on One week after PS4 release. People are crazy over games and we can see it in the release of GTA 5 and it’s aftermaths.
Valve has announced that it’s Steam Box prototypes and Steam Controllers to be given to 300 lucky beta testers before October 25th. However, the company hasn’t revealed much details like price, device category which it falls into and it only gave promise and optimized vision of future living room gaming along with Music and Videos. Is this what we get in PS and Xbox?