Valve Promises Not To Have Steam OS Exclusives

While an exclusive Half-Life 3 could do wonders to Steam OS's adoption rates, Valve is adamant that this won't happen as "that would go against our whole philosophy."

"Whenever we talk to third-party partners, we encourage them to put their games in as many places as possible, including not on our platforms," said Valve's Anna Sweet. "Because we think that customers are everywhere, and they want to put their games wherever customers are. That would go against our whole philosophy, to launch something that's exclusive to SteamOS or Steam machines."

"You won't see an exclusive killer app for SteamOS from us. We're not going to be doing that kind of thing," asserted Greg Comer.

Valve believes that users shouldn't lose access to their games or friends when they switch devices."We're hoping to unify, to get Steam to be as platform- and context-agnostic as possible," explained Comer. "You shouldn't have to shed that every generation, or even slightly shed it."

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You people who think Steam OS

You people who think Steam OS or Steam Box is a Console, you are fucking morons. How fucking hard is it to understand, the steam box is a PC custom build by valve. They said you can do anything with it, its JUST a PC, all they do is offer you a pre-build PC for different type of Gamers. So the more casual players will be able to search for games that will run on a steam box without having to understand a PC. Not THAT fucking hard to understand, on top you get Steam OS instead of Windows for free as an option, if you fucking love windows so much, you can install it. READ the fucking information on the SteamOS and SteamBoxes before you talk such fucking nonsense you retarded morons.

lol

That's because they couldn't get any exclusives, and everyone knows it lol. Small kid on the block with very little amount of followers, no software company would make their game exclusive to steam, it would be a huge loss to them so why would they?

You misread the article. The

You misread the article. The article states that Valve, as in the game developer, won't make any of it's games exclusive to the Steam OS. You're right about the rest of it though. Aside from a couple unheard of indie devs, no one is stupid enough to make a Steam OS exclusive at this stage. At least I hope not...

Holy fuckin' stupid or what?

Here we go with the idiocy again. Or is it Micro$hit fanaticism? Same difference I guess. Steam is a small kid? Your pea brain is small, kid. Valve is a fucking game developer you idiot twat. They're responsible for two of the best game franchises the world has ever known & if you don't know what they are then you don't know a fuckin' thing about this here. Few people out there are stupid enough (I'm sure you are though) to go out & buy a new $hitbox for the next Queers of War title, or to have bought Winblows Vista just for Halo 2, but if Valve made HL-3 & Portal 3 exclusive to Steambox, oh yes people will buy. They may hate Valve for it, I know I would, but they'll buy, & so would I. Valve is not that corrupt conglomerate you suck the dick off of. They're about as innovative as it gets in this here industry & that's because they actually give a fuck about it.

Stick to COD kid

Over 65 million accounts on steam, console makers would kill for that kind of user base, the number one online content delivery system in the world is small fry? Seriously, you are an idiot OP, and if you're older than 12 then that is just sad.

I think you have to get over

I think you have to get over your own ego son. ------- you come on here and talk about Valve having exclusives even though the article specifically states that they do not want exclusives? ------- I think you need to read the article again, in its entirety, and then come back with a valid argument once you have actually understood the message.

You must either be incredibly

You must either be incredibly fat or a stick insect. No one else would devote this much time to pointlessly troll a not-so-popular site's even less frequented news section with their blatantly borderline-retarded thoughts. Go do something with yourself, brah; try being less pathetic.

I think you have to get over

I think you have to get over your own ego son. ------- you come on here and talk about Valve having exclusives even though the article specifically states that they do not want exclusives? ------- I think you need to read the article again, in its entirety, and then come back with a valid argument once you have actually understood the message.

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