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Alienware remodels its Steam Machine with Windows
Alienware remodels its Steam Machine with Windows
June 11, 2014 | By Mike Rose

June 11, 2014 | By Mike Rose
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Newsbrief: Earlier this year, some third-party Steam Machine manufacturers expressed concern about the future of the movement. Now, following the delay of the Steam Machine launch, one such manufacturer has refitted its machine with Windows instead.

Alienware's Frank Azor said last month that building hardware that sports SteamOS will lead to "the least profitable system we ever sell." At E3 this week, the company revealed that the Alienware Alpha, originally kitted out with SteamOS, will now launch as a Windows console.

This is in response to Valve saying that Steam Machines won't be ready to launch until 2015. Alienware's Azor told Venturebeat that the Alpha will launch during the holiday season as Windows-based hardware, and a SteamOS version will later be offered once Valve is finally ready.


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