The start of a new month means the ritual of looking at the latest Steam survey data. September 2016 brought a small increase to the number of Linux gamers.
This week marks three years since Valve publicly announced Steam Machines, SteamOS, and the Steam Controller.
If you have been put off from ordering a Steam Controller for your SteamOS/Linux gaming system due to the $50 USD price-tag, it's been marked down to $35.
Coming up in two weeks marks the return of Steam Dev Days. Linux and SteamOS gaming will be talked about there, but so far no indications of Steam Machines.
Linux gamers making use of a Steam Controller will want to try out the latest Steam Client Beta.
The start of the new month brings a new percentage about the estimated Linux gaming population as measured by the Steam survey.
Valve has published their monthly Steam Hardware/Software Survey results, including the Linux vs. macOS vs. Windows breakdown.
Valve released SteamOS 2.87 this week as the latest "Brewmaster" release of their Debian 8 based Linux gaming distribution.
Valve will soon be releasing a big update to their Team Fortress 2 game.
The June 2016 results are now out for Valve's Steam Survey.
Valve last night released the SteamOS 2.83 Brewmaster Beta, which includes AMDGPU-PRO RC2 and the NVIDIA 367.27 driver.
If you picked up the Steam Controller during the recent deal that put it at just $35 USD or have had one of these controllers from Valve for some time, you'll definitely want to check out the latest Steam client beta available tonight.
Valve released a stable Steam client update on Friday evening with all of the changes we've been seeing from the frequent beta releases.
Here's the impact of benchmarking Dota 2 with Vulkan using the stable Steam client versus the Steam client beta.
Steam Link is Valve's game streaming solution where when paired with a controller makes for easy gaming from a living room TV. The Steam Link is Linux-based and it does support game streaming from Steam running on SteamOS or any Linux distribution.
With the start of the new month comes the updated Steam Hardware/Software Survey statistics, and what we always pay attention to is their reported Linux market-share.
While there's still a shortage of Vulkan-powered games, the Steam client continues to make improvements for this next-gen graphics API.
Valve's monthly Steam hardware/software survey data has been updated for April 2016.
I just realized this morning it's been four years since I was out at Valve HQ learning the early, exclusive details about their Steam Linux plans (and what would become SteamOS and Steam Machines) from Gabe Newell and their Linux cabal.
The Steam survey results are out for March 2016 and indicate a further reduction in the Linux gaming market-share.
While there are around two thousand Linux-native games now available on Steam brought over by many different studios, it was just four years ago that many thought Valve bringing Steam to Linux was a joke or far-fetched rumor.
As of this evening on Steam, there are 1,900 released games available for download with native Linux support.
Valve today announced the release of a free program for measuring the performance potential of your system for SteamVR to see if your system can handle the number of emerging VR products. Unfortunately, for now at least, the test is Windows-only.
Alongside today's SteamOS Brewmaster update adding the NVIDIA Vulkan driver, Valve has put out an interesting Steam client beta update.
SteamOS 2.0 "Brewmaster" saw a new update today.
Valve released a rather interesting Steam client beta update yesterday with a number of improvements.
The Steam Survey has been updated with results for January 2016.
It was just one week ago writing about Steam on Linux having 1,800 native games available and today the 1,900 threshold was crossed! As of writing this article there's been 1,913 native Linux games available.
Earlier this month Valve released the Steam Link SDK for opening up this Linux-powered $50 device with Qt, SDL, and OpenGL ES support.While the Steam Link is a device intended for streaming Steam games to your television, one of the interesting ports so far with this SDK is aiming to get the Kodi HTPC software running on the Link.
This morning marks 1,800 Linux-native games being available via Valve's Steam service.
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