Valve News Archives
Steam Dev Days Videos Are Now Online

As some more Linux gaming news out of Valve besides the SteamOS beta update and their VR API code is the videos from last month's "Steam Dev Days" developer conference are now uploaded to the Internet and publicly accessible.

11 February 2014 - Steam Dev Days - 6 Comments
Valve Works To Empower In-Home Streaming

Another Valve Steam Linux client update this week fixes an audio error within Steam's Big Picture Mode but it mostly focuses upon in-home streaming improvements.

5 February 2014 - Steam In-Home Streaming - 37 Comments
Steam Music Entering Beta On SteamOS

Valve's latest addition to SteamOS -- their Linux-based gaming OS -- is Steam Music, a nice way to play audio in the background while running any Steam games.

3 February 2014 - Steam Music - 6 Comments
Valve Needs Help From OpenGL Game Developers

Valve has issued a call for help to OpenGL game developers, or really anyone who can provide some interesting OpenGL traces, to help test their new tracer/debugger software for Linux.

17 January 2014 - OpenGL Traces - 1 Comment
Steam Dev Days Is Off To A Great Start

Kicked off this morning in Seattle was Valve's first Steam Dev Days conference where they were pushing their Steam Machines and Linux-based SteamOS agenda, OpenGL/Linux gaming, VR, and other hot topics.

15 January 2014 - Steam Dev Days - 25 Comments
Steam Dev Days Is This Coming Week

Valve's first Steam/gaming development conference that will also push along Linux gaming and SteamOS / Steam Machines is in just a few days time.

12 January 2014 - Steam Dev Days - 14 Comments
Valve Ships An AMD Preview Driver For SteamOS

For those AMD Radeon customers disappointed by the buggy and poor performance of the Catalyst Linux graphics driver with Steam games, Valve has released a preview driver via their SteamOS repository. This AMD Catalyst preview driver for Linux hasn't been made available elsewhere.

8 January 2014 - SteamOS - 64 Comments
Steam Linux Usage Still Roughly Around 1%

At the start of every month one of our rituals is always checking in on Valve's Steam Software/Hardware Survey to see their Linux statistics for the month prior. Let's see how Steam Linux usage was in December with the arrival of SteamOS...

1 January 2014 - Steam Linux Usage - 65 Comments
Valve's Giving Away L4D2 As A Christmas Present

While ardent Linux gamers have likely already heard and own a copy, for those that didn't hear yet Valve's latest kindness, the Linux-friendly entertainment company is giving away their very popular Left 4 Dead 2 game today and tomorrow as a Christmas present to gamers.

25 December 2013 - Left 4 Dead 2 - 25 Comments
Valve Releases New SteamOS Beta With Updated Drivers

Just one week after doing the first public beta release of SteamOS, Valve Software has released the second beta public ISO image. This new release has various package updates and fixes, including graphics driver work.

21 December 2013 - SteamOS Update - 12 Comments

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