Valve News Archives
Curious if running Linux games via Steam's Big Picture Mode causes a performance impact over a conventional desktop session? Here's some benchmarks.
11 October 2014 - SteamOS Sessions - 10 Comments
Rich Geldreich, one of the original Valve Linux team members who started work on their VOGL OpenGL debugger, thinks it will take three years or more before the next-generation OpenGL materializes for users.
9 October 2014 - Geldreich - 36 Comments
Valve pushed down a big update yesterday following their successful Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Linux launch last week.
1 October 2014 - Counter-Strike: Global Offensive - 10 Comments
AMD is expected to release an updated Catalyst Linux driver in due time that will improve the frame rates for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.
27 September 2014 - Counter-Strike: Global Offensive - 26 Comments
Following the launch of the launch of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive on Linux and approaching the one year anniversary of the Steam Machines announcement (so much happens during Oktoberfest season...) is Valve rolling out a new Steam storefront.
23 September 2014 - Steam Store - 23 Comments
Valve's Pierre-Loup A. Griffais has begun publicly listing known issues with AMD's Catalyst Linux graphics support.
16 September 2014 - Graphics Support - 35 Comments
Valve is finally getting ready to bring Counter-Strike: Global Offensive to Linux!
11 September 2014 - CS: GO - 24 Comments
A new Steam beta update was released yesterday that adds support for streaming from Linux hosts.
4 September 2014 - Steam Beta - 26 Comments
Valve released this morning the 133 update to the SteamOS Alchemist Beta. With this update comes new packages and other updates.
26 August 2014 - SteamOS 133
Another Steam Linux client update is out today and with this latest revision comes VA-API video acceleration support when using Steam on Linux for in-home streaming.
21 August 2014 - VA-API - 20 Comments
Valve just pushed down a big Steam client update that has a number of Linux improvements along with other general improvements.
14 August 2014 - Steam - 5 Comments
The Leadwerks game engine is now available in an experimental form on Steam.
12 August 2014 - Leadwerks - 2 Comments
With the start of a new month comes updates to Steam's hardware/software survey by those running this multi-platform gaming software.
3 August 2014 - Steam Survey - 30 Comments
Two months ago I wrote about Steam having 500+ Linux games while now to start off August they have crossed the 600 game threshold.
3 August 2014 - Steam 600 - 27 Comments
Valve has pushed another update out to SteamOS, with this time around there being benefits to fans of the XBMC multimedia software.
1 August 2014 - SteamOS - 12 Comments
Valve has been poaching Linux developers for years and there's no sign of them slowing down, but in fact are still hiring.
23 July 2014 - SteamOS - 15 Comments
Valve pushed down the SteamOS update 123 to their Alchemist Beta channel this week.
19 July 2014 - SteamOS 123 - 2 Comments
For those that do their gaming primarily on the weekends, Valve has a new SteamOS "Alchemist Beta" out this morning.
28 June 2014 - SteamOS - 8 Comments
Scott Ludwig of Valve shared some details this weekend about a new release of the Steam Runtime SDK they're working towards to improve the Linux gaming experience.
22 June 2014 - Steam Runtime SDK - 15 Comments
For those wishing to support Valve and their partners for bringing over 500 games to Steam on Linux along with working on SteamOS and other improvements to the Linux stack like VOGL, better graphics drivers, etc, here's the perfect opportunity to show Valve your appreciation with their annual summer sale.
19 June 2014 - Steam - 26 Comments
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