Valve News Archives
Now being into October, it's time to recap what happened in the Linux/hardware world during the month of September.
2 October 2012 - Recap - 3 Comments
Valve's Steam Linux beta is finally arriving.
27 September 2012 - Valve Linux - 87 Comments
Steam Workshop is coming to Left 4 Dead 2 for better community interaction. Linux support is slated to come the middle of next month.
21 September 2012 - Steam - 10 Comments
The GStreamer Conference 2012 videos have been uploaded for those that weren't out at this technical event recently in San Diego. The Intel Linux presentation is arguably the most interesting talk.
13 September 2012 - GStreamer Videos - 19 Comments
Valve's Steam Greenlight is beginning to list games for Linux. So far 16 games are listed for Linux on Steam Greenlight.
12 September 2012 - Valve - 11 Comments
Valve is beginning to roll out the "Big Picture" mode today for their Steam game distribution client.
10 September 2012 - Big Picture - 15 Comments
A lot of Phoronix readers have been writing in this morning with the feeling that the Steam Linux Beta is likely about to happen.
6 September 2012 - Valve Steam Beta - 52 Comments
Valve is expected to have the initial Steam Linux client available in the near future along with the Left 4 Dead 2 game in some form of beta, but a full-blown Linux push by Valve Software might not happen until around February.
1 September 2012 - February 2013 - 41 Comments
There were several interesting announcements this August that excited Linux enthusiasts and the open-source community at large. Here's what was most popular in August.
31 August 2012 - Recap - 12 Comments
Canonical and Valve are warming up to each other after a recent visit to the Valve headquarters in Bellevue.
30 August 2012 - Ubuntu-Valve? - 33 Comments
Developers at Intel's Open-Source Technology Center have made more improvements to their open-source Linux graphics driver to benefit Valve's upcoming release of their Left 4 Dead 2 game that's powered by the Source Engine natively on Linux.
26 August 2012 - Source Engine - 18 Comments
The official release of Valve's much-anticipated Counter-Strike: Global Offensive title is set to happen on the 21st of August. In anticipation of the launch, Valve has released a new CS:GO trailer.
18 August 2012 - CS: GO - 52 Comments
Valve's Steam Linux beta will be available fairly soon.
17 August 2012 - Yep, Soon - 38 Comments
Here are the slides that Valve presented at SIGGRAPH LA 2012 about their Left 4 Dead 2 / Source Engine porting to Linux.
12 August 2012 - Available - 39 Comments
Following this morning's Here Is Valve's Source Engine Left 4 Dead 2 On Linux article, here is most of the details that were shared during yesterday's SIGGRAPH presentation about Left 4 Dead 2 running natively on Linux with OpenGL and outperforming the Windows version.
9 August 2012 - Details - 103 Comments
Valve's SIGGRAPH 2012 presentation last night -- about the Source Engine on Linux and their experiences with maximizing the OpenGL performance of their game engine on Linux -- was a success.
9 August 2012 - Valve - 27 Comments
Valve officially confirmed today that their Steam distribution software will go beyond just offering games and will provide applications from "creativity to productivity" software.
8 August 2012 - Anything - 31 Comments
Intel open-source developers continue to make changes to Mesa at the request of Valve Software's Linux team.
7 August 2012 - Intel Driver Changes - 22 Comments
Valve's growing Linux team is already experiencing success in optimizing the Source Engine, and in particular their initial Left 4 Dead 2 game, for Linux. In fact, the native Linux build with the Source OpenGL renderer is faster than running the game on Windows 7 with DirectX!
1 August 2012 - Optimizations - 184 Comments
Richard Stallman has commented on Valve's plans to bring their games/software to Linux. Of course, he isn't happy about more non-free software coming to Linux.
29 July 2012 - RMS Comments - 123 Comments
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