In defense of Valve's Steam Box
I’ll say it: I love Valve’s Steam OS concept.
Even though I’m a Microsoft user who should prefer Xbox services I think their model is not the best nor is it next generation worthy. Why? Well the Xbox Live services may be broad but to pay for Xbox Live Gold to get basic features like multiplayer or use the apps they laud like Netflix. Even though Steam itself doesn’t have any entertainment options as of yet it has major potential since over 70 million individuals use Steam.
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