Valve, created of the Steam distribution platform for Windows, Mac and Linux (and games) have posted the first of three announcements :
“SteamOS combines the rock-solid architecture of Linux with a gaming experience built for the big screen. It will be available soon as a free stand-alone operating system for living room machines.”
Four new Steam features available soon in both SteamOS and the Steam client :
- “In-home streaming” – play your Windows and Mac games from existing computers on SteamOS
- “Music, TV, movies” – access your music and video
- “Family Sharing” – share Steam games with family members
- “Family Options” – families will have control over what titles get seen by whom.
” SteamOS will be available soon as a free download for users”